Published On: Tue, Sep 20th, 2016

Thailand for solo woman



Traveling single as a woman is dangerous, but this can’t stop us from exploring the beautiful places. Though independent women adventurers are going just about everywhere, some spots have seen this boom more than Thailand. Further, than being safe and friendly, it is budget-friendly, willingly reachable, and yet still completely envy-inducing. It is a triple threat.

Thailand is dwelling to diverse regions, everyone with its own cuisine and culture. To have a clutch of the country, you will have to observe them all. From the roots of the Lanna Kingdom in Chiang Mai and the Hill tribes of the north to the Babas on the island of Phuket in the south (and, certainly, the behemoth that is Bangkok), we will pace you by the nitty-gritty.


Get around the capital, solo
Bangkok (which is recognized by locals as Krungthep) has altered significantly over the past some years. The utter sum of things to do — museums, restaurants, shops, and markets — includes it in that metropolises on the globe to visit or live in, and it is very safe for solo female travelers, particularly for the reason that it is easy to get around.


The BTS (Bangkok Transit System) and reasonable metered taxis make Bangkok a trouble-free spot to find the way. Many signs are in both Thai and English, too. Tuk tuks — the carriage close to a motorbike — are an additional fun way to get across the metropolis, while you can suppose to pay much for your unique ride (but don’t recoil from haggling beforehand). Whereas it may be a little much costly, you can’t go to Thailand without riding a tuk-tuk as a minimum once.

Treat yourself to a night of luxury


By many of reasonable lodging — involving listings on Airbnb, hostels, and economical hotels — a night of not roughing it is worth overdo. Explore the Windsor Hotel, with sights across the entire metropolis. It is centrally situated in Bangkok and has a few grand street foods closely; in addition, it is right subsequent to a little BTS interchange (Asok/Sukhumvit) that enables you to jump on the Skytrain or the subway. Glance for deals online and you perhaps capable of discovering a room for as modest as $50.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.