2 weeks in Thailand

Not a Best Of, just my itinerary.

Tal Benisty
2 min readFeb 14, 2024



  • Stay at Buzzas hostel. Chill but social, with a nice pool and lounge area.
  • Rent a motorcyle anywhere.
  • Soak at the Tha Pai Hot Springs. Each cascading pool is 1°C hotter than the next.
  • Watch the sunset at Two Huts cafe. Go early to grab a hammock.
  • Eat dinner at Na’s Kitchen. There’s usually a line.
  • Listen to live music at Jazz House. Mostly rock cover bands. The host looks like Jesus and often sings along.

Chiang Mai

Khao Sok National Park

  • Stay at Khao Sok Rainforest Resort. Enjoy the pool.
  • Eat a pizza at Chao.
  • Book an overnight tour with Coco Hostel. Sleep in a floating bungalow on the lake. Maybe bring a weed cookie to share under the stars.

Khao Lak

The diving wasn’t great that day, and in retrospect I wish I would have spent more time in Railay. But if you do go


Koh Lanta



Tal Benisty

Head of Design at Circles. Formerly at Nexar, Cruise, Collective Health, Cooper, Designit, and IDEO.