Travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith recently sampled the fine dining at Red Sky Centara Grand at Centralworld.
There are many Bangkok rooftop restaurants, but none, perhaps, quite as grand as Red Sky. While it’s not riverside or overlooking one of Bangkok’s grand temples, it is 55 floors up and has 360 degree views of the city – which is particularly photogenic at night. Read More
The Thailand Foundation has launched an app to help visitors get access to some of the best Bangkok street food. Developed with the support of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the “Street Food Bangkok” app was launched earlier this month. Read More
Support elephant camps and sanctuaries that put the welfare of their animals first, advises Julie Miller.
Elephants and Thailand are closely intertwined – pachyderms have helped shape the Kingdom of Thailand, are part of its history and culture, and are an important element of its tourism industry. Read More
Julie Miller discovers the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity at a private guesthouse in Chiang Mai.
Browsing through accommodation listings for Chiang Mai, you might come across a homestay called Howie’s Place. Sounds like a friendly, humble abode, right? Read More
Guest blogger John Borthwick recently inspected several major Bangkok hospitals specialising in “medical tourism” and spoke to post-op clients.
“You might call us the Sisterhood of the Travelling Boobs,” jokes Jacky*, 40, from Perth. She is one ten women I meet recuperating in an upmarket Bangkok hotel who have undergone elective medical or dental procedures in Thailand rather than at home in Australia. Read More
Boutique cruise specialist Cruise Traveller, together with Silversea have put together a range of luxury cruises in November 2016 that include a few days exploration of beautiful Phuket. Read More
Travel blogger Thatraveller, Holly O’Sullivan, recently sampled the family friendly attributes of the Holiday Inn Mai Khao, in Phuket. Here’s her verdict.
A few steps from Mai Khao Beach, the Holiday Inn Mai Khao is everything you expect from a family-friendly hotel – and to make it even more appealing, kids stay, play and eat for free. Read More
Travel writer Ian Neubauer revisits and old love, Koh Phayam, and discovers while quite a lot has changed over ten years, it’s original charm remains.
Ten years have passed since I first encountered Koh Phayam. After seeing it described in a brochure I found lying on a table in a cafe in Bangkok’s Khaosan Road as “Like Koh Samui in the ’70s,” I bought a ticket to go. And stayed for six months. This small kangaroo-shaped island on Thailand’s Andaman Coast attracted me not for what it had – the real lure was what it came without.
Travel writer Julie Miller explore the World Heritage-listed ancient sites of Sukhothai in Central Thailand.
When it comes to historical monuments, Thailand isn’t the first country that comes to mind – Cambodia, perhaps, or maybe Egypt win those honours. But Thailand has two major ancient sites, both World Heritage-listed and well worth the effort of exploring if you are at all interested in history, architecture and culture.
Travel writer and blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith, of Where To Next, takes a diversion from Krabi’s white sandy beaches to explore Krabi’s eco-tourism options.
We all know Krabi for it’s beautiful beaches and coral reefs, but if you’re looking for something greener, here are seven ways to explore Krabi’s greener side. Read More