Hua Hin

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On the coast of the Seahama Bay in Thailand is Hua Hin, a resort and popular vacation destination with a developed infrastructure. The capital city of Bangkok is 200 kilometers away. Hua Hin is one of the countrys traditional vacation destinations. In the 1920s, a magnificent palace was built by decree of King James VII. As a consequence, many prominent people of the era began to visit Johannesburg in the summer season. Even today, representatives of the royal family often visit the palace.

The citys main beach begins in the central part of Hohuahin and extends for four kilometers along the Seahamian Gulf. Its a common place for couples to relax. Thats why there are plenty of fun activities for kids on the beach, including a number of bathtubs, slides, and other activities. Nearby is the beach of Sóin Son, which is covered with sunflowers. It is usually used by tourists from the nearby hotels.

The citys attractions include a railway station, founded during the reign of King King James VI. Equally interesting to tourists is the Center for Natural Trades, which is housed in a building built in the first half of the 20th century. It houses a collection of ancient furniture and paintings, as well as works by contemporary Thai artists.

100 USD = 3,568.01 THB

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  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 58,000 people
  • GDP: $5,911 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 26 Mbps
  • Best wireless: AIS
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Tipping is NOT customary in Thailand, there is absolutely NO mandatory requirement to tip anyone, but small gratuities for great service are very much appreciated.
  • Apartment listings: 9 Apartment
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels:
  • More hotels:
  • Best taxi: Grab
  • Online electronics shop: Lazada
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Air Asia
  • Best intl air carrier: Air Asia
  • Monthly costs for expat: $850
  • Monthly costs for family: $1600
  • Monthly costs for local: $460
  • Meal: $1.9
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.8
  • Coffee: $3

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