Thailand is an exciting and exotic destination, but you do yourself a disservice if you show up unprepared; it’s important to properly plan in advance, for everything from the practical side of what to pack, to preparing for cultural differences.
Thailand is a glorious, mysterious, and wild country, full of things to do, places to visit, and experiences to be had. Traveling this year? Here are a few things you need to know before your plane lands.read more
Boasting two luxuriously long coastlines, lush tropical rainforests, spectacular Buddhist temples, and over 1400 islands anchored in crystal clear waters, there’s no denying that Thailand is a beautiful country.
Thailand has long been a getaway that suits everyone; hermits can relax with a cocktail on a private beach under swaying tropical palms, hedonists can party into the early hours of the morning, and it’s affordable for both prince and pauper.
Thailand is a destination where budget travelers can spend as little as $20 USD a day, and where mid-range travelers can find themselves affording luxury private villa stays.
Thailand is one of the popular countries in the world for travelers seeking affordable luxury, and with the unique opportunity for everyday travelers to shoot higher than 5 star hotels, private luxury villas have become the trend.read more
There are 195 countries in the world today, which presents endless possibilities for those wishing to live overseas. But, when it comes to setting up your life in a new country, Thailand has become an incredibly popular nation.
A true expat hub, Thailand boasts a low cost of living at a very high standard, a high quality of healthcare, a huge range of opportunities for travel, and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere – after-all, it’s called the land of smiles for a reason!
Having moved to Koh Samui, where I am just one of the 500,000 expatriates who have made the move, the following are five reasons you should consider living and working in Thailand too!read more
Heading to Thailand?
This glorious, mysterious, and (at times) ridiculous country is a smorgasbord when it comes to things to do, places to visit, and experiences to be had. Expect a rich depth of culture. Expect a deep history and yes, expect great food!
While the country is relatively small in area, it’s impossible to take advantage of all it has to offer in a short vacation stay. As such, it’s important to narrow down your list!
Regardless of whether you’re visiting Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Koh Samui, or Phuket, the following are some of our favorite experiences to have in Thailand. Apply these to any Thai destination, regardless of where you head!read more
Phuket is a favorite for exotic long weekends, and while there is plenty to do that you could easily fill a full week, even with only 3 days, you can take in a side of the island that is both varied and interesting.
Nicknamed the ‘pearl of the Andaman’, Phuket is an island defined by its spectacular scenery, stunning tropical sunsets, and warm blue sea. There’s fresh seafood, amazing beaches, great weather, friendly locals, and so much adventure!
Traveling to Thailand is one of the most exotic trips you can take, though Phuket is popular for short trips because it’s so easy to navigate. The whole island is well connected by roads, and renting your own vehicle makes it easy to pack the adventure in.
While there’s a huge range of choice for exploring Phuket; diving, nature hikes, massages, or even a day trip out to the surrounding Phi Phi Islands; the following are 5 things you absolutely shouldn’t miss.read more
When it comes to choosing a destination in Thailand, you can’t really beat Koh Samui. One of the world’s most beautiful islands, this small gem is jam packed with glorious beaches, lush tropical rainforests, spectacular Buddhist temples, and mummified monks.
Yes – mummified monks! Well, there’s one.
Whether you’ve only got 48 hours, or ready to spend a full week, Koh Samui is always a good idea when you’re visiting Thailand.
If you’re not already convinced, by the end of this article you will be!read more
For anyone with the choice of visiting one of the world’s most beautiful islands, it’s likely that you’ll try to spend as much time as possible. Though Koh Samui is one of those destinations that you wouldn’t want to miss, even if you only have two days to spare.
The lush tropical island is one of the most stunning in Thailand. Despite being small, the island is dotted with glorious beaches and breath-taking ocean views. Chasing paradise, travelers flock here from all over the world, the beauty of the island attracting everyone from the budget backpacker to the mega famous.
There is plenty to see and do here beyond beaches and crystal clear waters, so if you know that you have only 48 hours on hand, it’s worthwhile planning your itinerary in advance. Even with only two days, you can take in a side of the island that is both varied and interesting! Feel free to use this itinerary.read more
Bangkok’s reputation precedes itself, but however you feel about the Thai capital, it is safe to say that it’s definitely not a boring place.
For me, it was a struggle to like the city. On my first visit I loved it, on my second I hated it. On my third and fourth I was a bit indifferent, and on my latest visit, in February 2018, love blossomed again.
Having spent quite some time in ‘the Venice of the east’ I feel comfortable writing that if you visited Bangkok without liking it, you probably had the wrong guide.
So to help you avoid developing an unhealthy and complicated relationship with Bangkok, here are some tips to make sure your visit to ‘the Sin City of Asia’ (damn, so many nicknames) is going to be a spot on success.
You can also use our three day Bangkok itinerary as a guide for planning out your trip.read more
It’s one thing to see pictures of incredible wildlife online, but getting up close and personal with them is another matter entirely.
From meeting pandas in their natural environment, and snow monkeys in Japan to ethical experiences with elephants in Thailand, here are six amazing travel ideas for animal lovers.read more
The capital of Thailand, Bangkok is an interesting and intoxicating destination famous for its full on food, urban exploration, and cultural contrasts.
From getting lost in the maze of streets and tiny lanes around Chinatown, to finding yourself in conversion with a Buddhist Monk on a smart phone, this is a city with a rich and multifaceted personality, and has long drawn some of the highest tourism of other cities in South East Asia.
But although being a living example of the well trodden path, Bangkok still has a bountiful number of secrets which have remained largely unexplored by typical travellers.read more