As a foreigner living or working in Thailand, opening a bank account in Thailand is both a convenient and necessary part of your new expat life. Naturally you would think the process should be simple, but reality often has a different story. Requirements and regulations are different from bank to bank and even from branch to […]

Welcome to the SkyMap Thailand tourist visa guide. As a foreigner visiting Thailand, the visa type you get will determine how long you will be allowed to stay and under what circumstances you can extend your trip. The Thailand tourist visa type you can apply for depends largely on how much time you wish to […]

You may have noticed that you aren’t able to access some of your favorite websites or web services from Thailand. If you want to watch Netflix, Amazon Prime, or your favorite sports channels again, we have the solution you’ve been looking for. By using a VPN, you can create a virtual tunnel which makes it […]

Depending on the time of day you arrive, Khaosan Road will look completely different. During the day Khaosan is a pleasant place of restaurants, bookstores, and market stalls with the odd backpacker haggling over a paper lamp. At night Khaosan is a rowdy road of beer bars, trinket hawkers, and seedy clubs packed full of […]

The Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS), also known as the skytrain, is an aboveground transit system that extends through most popular areas in Bangkok. It’s cheap and reliable, and one of the best ways to avoid Bangkok’s infamous traffic jams.   Sukhumvit Line & Silom Line Siam Station (CEN) is central hub of the BTS […]

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The Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) is a rapid transit system serving the Bangkok Metropolitan Region in Thailand. The MRT has 18 operational stations along 27 kilometres (16 mi) of underground track. It is officially known in Thai as rotfaifa mahanakhon (รถไฟฟ้ามหานคร) or "metropolitan electric train", but it is more commonly called rotfai taidin (รถไฟใต้ดิน), literally, [...]

The Airport Rail Link (ARL) is a rapid transit line in Bangkok, Thailand which travels to/from Suvarnabhumi Airport. The ARL consists of 8 stations: Phaya Thai, Ratchaparop, Makkasan, Ramkhamhaeng, Hua Mak, Ban Thap Chang, Lat Krabang, and Suvarnabhumi.   Express Line & City Line Passengers traveling to/from central Bangkok have the option to take the […]

Transportation in Bangkok provides many options be it by car, rail or boat. Bangkok is one of the most interesting cities in the world and is known for it’s amazing scenery. However, it’s vast so it’s beneficial to know how to move around the city. Bangkok, like many developing cities, suffers from paralytic traffic jams periodically throughout […]

One of the first things to do when you arrive in Bangkok is to setup your phone. If you have an unlocked gsm phone, your already on your way. If you don’t have a phone, you can purchase one from a shopping center like MBK, where your choices range from 1,000 baht basic phones to […]