Women around the world know that when you get the chance to gather the girlfriends or escape solo, you’ve got to treat yourself. And where else are you going to find glorious weather, laid-back locals, and fabulous spas and shopping than on the islands of Thailand? The experts at Expedia Australia have put together a how-to guide with activities, attractions, and accommodation to help you enjoy the best girls’ weekend ever. Read More
The Tourism Authority of Thailand Sydney Office (TAT) would like to assure travellers that Bangkok remains one of the world’s top destinations for street food. This is in light of recent media articles stating that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is to ban food stalls from Bangkok’s main streets. Rest assured, this is not the case! Read More
Floating in the Andaman Sea off Thailand’s coast, Phuket lures you in with its white sand beaches and ancient temples, but you’ll stick around for the food. In between shaking the sand from your sandals and admiring Wat Chalong, your nose will catch the scent of banana pancakes and noodle soup that wafts through the air. Food is everywhere during a Phuket holiday—nibble by nibble, you can try it all with just a few dollars and a big appetite. We asked the travel experts at Expedia Australia to recommend the best Phuket food adventures… Read More
There’s only one thing Mummy Travel Blogger Aleney De Winter loves more than food and travel: her kids. Luckily for Aleney, her son Rafferty shares her passion for food (and travel), so when he met Thailand food blogger Mark Wiens, he had a lot of questions to ask. Raffles interviewed Mark for Aleney’s blog: Boy Eats World. Read More
Guest blogger Carmen Jenner explores the culinary and romantic attractions to be found in Koh Samui.
The night promises all the drama of a tropical storm as palm trees bow to the tumultuous weather gods holding court. Serene skies make way for the approaching monsoon season as the rain pounds sideways into Manathai Koh Samui’s restaurant Waterline. Everyone takes cover as the wait-staff prepare the restaurant for the impending deluge. Read More
Three-wheeled Tuk-Tuks are Bangkok’s most well known form of public transportation and still one of the best ways to explore the city, especially at night. Travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith had great fun recently on a midnight Bangkok tuk tuk tour. Read More
Sydney-based travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith didn’t have to travel far to taste some truly authentic Thai food in Sydney. Sujet Saenkham’s Spice I Am restaurants can now be found in 5 Sydney locations.
Sujet Saenkham’s first restaurant, Spice I Am on Darlinghurst Rd opened in 2004 and this remains ‘home-base’ for Sujet, although he now owns five restaurants and spends his time floating between them. Read More
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