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Thai Trekker is a traveler's guide to Thailand as seen through a backpacker's eyes. Updated regularly, the Trekker is your best source for information on Thailand and guides on how to live there.



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Songkran - The Wild Water Festival

Every year both Thais and foreigners throw water on each other in the streets to celebrate Thai New Year.
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Yaba - Thailand's Crazy Drug

Meet Yaba, Thailand's most notorious street drug that has the DEA shaking in their boots.
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Thailand's Murder Rate

Statistics and comparisons of Thailand's homicide rate. See how Thailand compares to the USA and UK.
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Deadly Showers in Thailand

Beware of electric showers when backpacking in the land of smiles.
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The Shining Bar in Chiang Mai

A beer bar in Chiang Mai named after the classic horror movie.
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Pattaya Beach Rave

A small but crazy looking beach rave on the shores of Pattaya.
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Wat Phalad Tour

A tour of Chiang Mai's forgotten mountain temple.
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