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Phuket – An Introduction to the Pearl of the Andaman

I recently heard Phuket described as ”The Hawaii of Thailand” as it is suited to all holiday makers, whether you want beach, mountains, forest, cultural activities, relaxation, watersport, nightlife or entertainment, this is where you can find it. Although like with Hawaii, some of the...

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Shopping treasures to rival even Bangkok

Bangkok has long held the title of shopper’s paradise, but Chiang Mai is not to be overlooked, with its own offering of shopping treasures and hidden gems, meaning most travellers will return entirely satisfied. With a wide range of unusual goods at affordable prices, value for...

The pristine beaches of Khao Lak
The unspoiled delights of Khao Lak

  [caption id="attachment_680" align="alignleft" width="300"] The pristine beaches of Khao Lak[/caption] The unspoilt beauty of Khao Lak, which means “anchored mountain” can be found 80 kilometres outside of Phuket, making it an easy destination to explore for those that want to escape the crowds.  There are several...

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What to do when visiting Khao Lak

  Typically Thai, Khao Lak also boasts easy access to everything from simple Thai street vendors with affordable, tasty dishes to seafood restaurants right on the beach. Nightlife is limited, but there are a number of simple beach bars along the Nang Thong, Bang Niang and...

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Khao Lak

Khao Lak – An Introduction. The mention of Khao Lak conjures up visions of white sandy beaches hugging Phang-Nga's western coastline just 70km north of Phuket. From here there are easy day trips to the Similan and Surin Islands, Khao Sok and Khao Lak/Lam Ru National...

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Facts about Bangkok

Fun Facts: Bangkok - did you know? When selling Thailand quite often habit is to offer generic travel advice.  Try sharing some of these interesting facts about the capital to get your clients excited about their visit: Bangkok has the longest name in the world (in Thai). Every one...

Miss Thailand in the Tuk-Tuk costume that wowed judges
What a great start to the New Year!

[caption id="attachment_551" align="alignleft" width="300"] Miss Thailand in the Tuk-Tuk costume that wowed judges (photo courtesy of Bangkok news)[/caption] The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), and the Airport Authority of Thailand (AOT) recently hosted a special ceremony to welcome Miss Universe Thailand 2015, Ms. Aniporn Chalermburanawong, who...