A backpacker’s haven as it is; the Khaosan Road is a place that you should not miss with your Bangkok trail. This road is widely popular amongst traveler who loves assimilating with culture and enjoying the local vibes. Moreover, this place is packed with guesthouses, café’s, shops, and any hippie things that you can think of.
Khaosan is not just your ordinary road, it actually played a big role in Thailand’s history. Have you ever wondered how it was named? Khaosan means ‘’milled rice’’ it was called that way because it was once a rice market. So, before it was being flocked with travelers from different nations, it was a hub for the locals.
Moving on, it became a travel information center in Thailand. Backpackers started to crowd the place. Once, it was also known as a dirty place with lots of bugs, trash, and dirt.
It once brought a bad image about Thailand. There was a point that it had a lot bugs, trash, and dirt. Great thing, a change was made for it.
When we visited Khaosan, I think it was perfect. Khaosan is Khaosan anyway! Its atmosphere and vibes made it Khaosan.
Here is one of the catch; you can have insects as snacks here! Exotic right? Well, you should try it, even if you feel that its gross. It is one of the essences of Thai travel! Eat local foods and experience the world. Feel free to choose your insect snacks.
Khaosan is just a short road and it would just take few minutes if you will stroll from its end to end. However, you will surely enjoy observing its daily norms.
Have you visited Khaosan? Feel free to link your stories or drop some words in my box below. I am quite curious about your experience. Moreover, if you are still planning to visit, do not hesitate to ask if you have questions. Ko pun ka!