Get a driving licence in Cha-Am

May 9, 2016 1

Where to go to get or extend a driving licence? If you want to obtain or renew a Thai driving licence, you have to go to the “Transport office” (sam-nak-ngan kon-song) of the province of […]

Getting around Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 4

The most pleasant way to get around in Cha-Am is to rent a bicycle or a motorbike. For short distances in town you can use a moto-taxi, or a bus to travel along Phetkasem road. […]

How to go to Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 2

Assuming you’re travelling from Bangkok, you can go to Cha-Am by train, by bus, by minivan or by car. Prices and time schedules can change frequently, so even if we try our best to give […]

From Cha-Am to Bangkok by road

March 30, 2016 0

Part 1: Cha-Am to Rama IX bridge Leave Cha-Am by following the road #4 (Phetkasem) back to the North. Pass through Phetchaburi and keep on following the signs to Bangkok. You will then have to […]

From Bangkok to Cha-Am by road

March 30, 2016 0

Part 1: Bangkok to Rama II You can get out of Bangkok by Rama IX bridge, on the expressway that goes to Rama II road (road #35). Of course you may choose another option, depending […]

Going to Cha-Am by minivan

March 30, 2016 14

The article below is partially out of date, since the minivans have been moved out of Victory Monument. From Bangkok to Cha-Am Minivans (minibuses) start from Victory Monument, which is on the BTS line (Skytrain). […]

Going to Cha-Am by train

March 30, 2016 2

From Bangkok to Cha-Am Southbound trains leave from Hualamphong station in Bangkok 13 times daily between 8:05 and 22:50. Whereas most trains stop to Hua Hin, only three trains, departing at 9:20, 15:35 and 18:30, […]

Maps of Cha-Am

March 27, 2016 1

Cha-Am, Thailand Cha-Am is located on the sunrise side of the Gulf of Thailand, 170 km southwest of Bangkok and 25 km north of Hua Hin. Global road map The road #35 (Rama II) gets […]

Cha-am in Street View

March 14, 2016 2

Last November, Google cars had been spotted in Cha-am. The result was fast, as Cha-am is now available in Street View. Not just Phetkasem road, like before, but all the streets and small sois of […]

Cha-am is now closer to Bangkok

November 18, 2015 0

It all started when a member of our forum (see the discussion here in French) wanted to find the Land Department Office, to get his driving licence. I told him he had to take the […]