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Bangkok’s Chinatown

Bangkok’s Chinatown and Yaowarat Road No visit to Thailand’s capital should pass without time in the most vibrant and multicultural of the city’s districts, Chinatown or as it’s locally known, Yaowarat. Found in the Samphanthawong district, modern Chinatown covers a large area around Yaowarat and Charoen...

The Tuk Tuk Club

The Tuk Tuk Club, Chiangmai Imagine taking to the open road behind the wheels of your very own Tuk-Tuk, carefully navigating the hills as you veer between rural landscapes, through bustling villages, from one attraction to the next. Nothing between you and the smells and sights...

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Recognised as one of Asia’s top landmarks, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, or Wat Phra Kaew, is located in the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok’s old city area and is a highly recommended attraction for all tourists. The Grand Palace was built after...

The Symbols of Thailand

Among much else, Thailand is celebrated for its magnificent royal palaces, decorative temples, glorious beaches and modern cityscapes perched alongside peaceful riverside communities. Rich in culture and tradition, it is only apt that the Kingdom would be represented by significant national symbols; the flag, flower,...

Five of Thailand’s must visit markets

Five of Thailand’s must visit markets A shopper’s paradise, many visitors to Thailand allow plenty of time on their itinerary to immerse themselves into the night, weekend and floating markets that the country is renowned for, indulging in delicious meals, searching for the latest fashion items...

Wat Sampran Dragon Temple

Wat Sampran Dragon Temple in Nakorn Pathom Thailand. Commanding an aerial perspective to truly appreciate its scale, the Wat Sampran Dragon Temple in Thailand’s Nakhorn Pathom Province is one of those impressive hidden gems you may not know to visit, unless you’re told. Found just 40 kilometers...

Northern Thailand Shopping

Best Shopping in Northern Thailand Have a conversation with anybody who has visited Thailand and they will tell you excitedly about the shopping that they did there, as whether you’re on a romantic break or more adventurous exploration, you will not be able to resist indulging...

Thailand’s Top Beaches

Tripadvisor names Thailand’s Top Beaches. When dreaming of the ultimate seaside holiday, selecting which palm-fringed beach is best suited to you can be tricky. Many tick the warm waters, white sand, private and protected boxes, but which will give you the edge. Trip Advisor recently released their...

Honouring Khruba Siwichai, Chiang Mai

Honouring Khruba Siwichai, Chiang Mai Found about 7km from Chiang Mai town, the Khruba Siwichai Monument near the Namtok Huai Kaeo waterfalls was built to honor the Thai Buddhist Monk Khruba Siwichai. A Thai Buddhist monk, Khruba Siwichai was born in 1878 in the village of Ban...

Chiang Mai – Flight of the Gibbons

Flight of the Gibbons, Chiang Mai For a group of friends their future was about to change when on a relaxed walk in the rain forest outside Chiang Mai in 2007, they came across a pair of Gibbons locked in a cage next to the road....