‘Khao San Road (ถนน ข้าวสาร Thanon Khao Saan ; also spelled Khaosan, Kao Sarn, Koh Sarn and many other variations) is, technically speaking, a small street about three blocks long located about a block from the Chao Phraya River in the Banglamphu district northwest of downtown Bangkok.’ Text taken from http://wikitravel.org/en/Bangkok/Khao_San_Road .


I always have this love/hate relationships towards Khao San Road. I hate its filled with pubs and clubs and forever flooded with foreigners and backpackers. At the same time, I love it as it provides easily access to cheap fares and visa applications and cheap backpack equipment.

Just like many backpackers heavens, there are 10 things you should do before leaving Khao San Road. I can’t remember all of them but at least one:

Never leave Khao San Road without dreadlock your hair


or shave it