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There is a coin op laundry near Taksin Skytrain. Just down the Soi opposite Robinsons Department store. 20 THB for 8 Kilos. Bring your own detergent. Wash takes just over 1 hour.


In some countries there are opportunities to shower or bathe that you might not expect. In Thailand, there are "police boxes" (ป้อมตำรวจ), which are mini police stations located on highways at the edge of towns. It seems more than half have showers you can use. Some have signs saying you're welcome to use them. At others just try asking the police. I find ...


I struggled with this for a long time when I first started doing long-distance hitchhiking. I get really smelly if I don't do something. I take washcloth showers (which others have explained) but I believe that stopping odor before it starts is crucial! Clothing material If you allow yourself one luxury, get thin merino wool socks and undies. They're magic. ...


Yes, bags are sold specifically for this purpose. Features may include: being waterproof having lots of compartments to hold many small bottles (or one compartment with various elastics and such to hold small bottles sort of upright) having at least one compartment to hold tiny little things like bandaids and safety pins having a hook so you can hang it up ...

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