Fascin8ing Forex – Eight Things Money can buy in THAILAND

Ah….Thailand. Beaches, Beer and Bangkok- What’s not to love about it? Its inexpensive, easily accessible and offers something for everyone. From street food and shopping to snorkelling and sunbathing, Thailand beckons both singles and families from far and wide. Here are a few tips on the currency of choice, how much everyday things costs and what to do/buy while visiting Thailand.

 CURRENCY

Thai Baht. Coins include 25-satang and 50-satang pieces and 1B, 2B, 5B and 10B coins. Paper currency is issued in 20B (green), 50B (blue), 100B (red), 500B (purple) and 1000B (beige) denominations

1 Baht (THB) = 100 satang = INR 1.90 (approx.) 

  1. FLY

Thai AirwaysAirfare Cost

Round Trip from India 10535.11 THB = INR 20,000/- (approx.)

  1. STAY 

Double Rooms starting from 1053.51 THB = INR 2000/- (approx.) per night

  1. EAT

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Kai Med Ma Muang (Chicken with Cashew Nuts)  – a traditional Thai dish with sautéed chicken alongside roasted cashews, sweet soy sauce, onions, chilies, pepper, carrot and mushrooms.

Approximately 526.76 THB = INR 1000 (approx.)

  1. DRINK

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Oliang (Thai iced coffee) Oliang – Thai Iced Coffee. a mix of coffee and other ingredients like roasted rice and caramel and of course coffee beans.

1 Glass: 79.01 Rupiah = INR 150 (approx.) 

  1. BUY

 Thai Silk Dresses

Thai Silk, regarded as one of the best. Buy fabric or clothes made out of it, its one of the best things you can get out of Thailand.

Starting from 600 THB = INR 1139.05 (approx.)           

  1. GO

Lumpini_Park Bangkok

The Lumphini Park, a lovely open green space where you can spend some peaceful time in an otherwise buzzing city. It has its own library and a lake! 

  1. WEAR 

Silk Dresses! They can be vibrant, are locally made, and super comfortable for a night out in Bangkok.

 1000 THB = INR 1800 (approx.) 

  1. DO

Elephant Trekking at Mahawangchang Elephant Camp – about 2 hours drive from Bangkok.

800 Indonesian Rupiah = INR 1500 (approx.)

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