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Sukhothai Historical Park

Sukhothai Historical Park is an enchanting place well deserved of its UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Covering an area of about 70 square kilometres, it contains more than 190 historical ruins and is where most visitors to the area spend their time, learning about the...

Sukhothai’s Organic Agriculture Project

After the completion of the Bangkok Airways' owned Sukhothai Airport in 1996, the surrounding arable land remained unused until a decision was made to turn it into an agricultural project that would equally benefit the producers, consumers and environment. In 1999 an experiment to grow rice...

The Mae Wang Elephant Home, Chiang Mai

The Mae Wang Elephant Home is a small and very well managed elephant home located in the Mae Wang valley about an hour’s drive from Chaing Mai. It was established in 2016 as a way to take elephants out of trekking and riding activities, and instead...

Things to do in lesser-known Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is located in northern Thailand’s mountainous namesake province that borders Laos and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Founded by Phaya Mengrai in 1262 as part of the Lao–Thai Lanna kingdom, Chiang Rai didn’t become a Siamese territory until 1786, nor a province until...

Wat Rong Khun, better known as the White Temple

A visit to the famous ‘White Temple’ or Wat Rong Khu, tops the list for most visitors to Chiang Rai. Seen from a distance, the highly ornate all white structure appears to be made of glittering porcelain, or even icing sugar, but a closer look reveals...

Bangkok, The City Of Angels

The full Thai name of Bangkok is ‘Krungthep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit' and will be recited with a pride by any of the friendly residents you encounter on your stay...

LiT Hotel – Bangkok

The LiT Hotel and Residence in Bangkok In a city that welcomes more visitors annually than any other in the world, one renowned for contrasts and diversity, ornate shrines, excellent shopping and pulsating nightlife, where vibrant neighbourhoods such as Chinatown counter the green oasis of the...

Thailand’s Udon region

A Closer Look at Udon Thani One of the four major cities in Thailand’s Isan region, Udon Thani, the capital of the province is located about 560km from Bangkok. A big and bold city that is said to have the largest expat community in Thailand and...

5 Facts About Learning to Scuba Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

Thailand is a country recognised for its incredible natural beauty, on land as well as in the depths of the oceans that surround its’ islands. With active coral reefs, turtles, whale sharks and a variety of tropical fish, it is little wonder this Southeast Asian...

Seven reasons to visit Thailand’s Koh Yai National Park

Thailand offers a vast array of travel experiences. From outings to floating markets and temple appreciation, time on pristine beaches and the spoils of luxury resorts, it truly is a country that caters to every tourist’s needs. And did you know it is also home to...