Home stay accommodation in Thailand is becoming more and more popular – in fact demand is growing across South East Asia, and it’s not just because it’s cheap. Taking advantage of accommodation like this is a great way to experience what Thai village life is really like, far-removed – but often not far away – from the bright lights of Phuket, Koh Samui, Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
Travel writer Deborah Dickson-Smith sampled the simple life recently, in Koh Yao, only a 35-minute ferry ride from Phuket in Phang Na province. Here’s what she had to say about her experience. Read More
Thailand has hundreds of islands both in the Gulf of Thailand and in the Andaman Sea, but most people have only heard of Phuket, Koh Samui, and maybe Koh Phi Phi. Here are six Thai islands you may not have heard of. Read More
Want to find some authentic Thai experiences? Travel Blogger Phoebe Lee went in search of the very best cultural experiences in Thailand. Here’s her advice.
Thailand is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the world so picking a Top 7 for kids is a hard call. We asked family travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith (Where To Next?), to pick her favourites.
The Royal Thai Government has announced that the first 30 days of the Thailand’s official mourning period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej have passed, and restrictions on festive celebrations and entertainment venues have been lifted and television and radio broadcasts have returned to normal programming. Read More
During his reign, the much loved King Bhumibol Aduladej initiated many Royal Projects around the country with an aim to look after Thailand’s poorest people, share the country’s wealth, and look after Thailand’s natural resources. Read More
Planning a trip to Ao Nang? Need an incredible getaway in a hidden cove, tucked away in luxury accommodation straight out of a glossy magazine? Travel blogger Phoebe Lee recommends Centara Grand Resort & Villas if you’re looking for a luxury resort in Ao Nang Read More
Although Thai people are in a period of remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand welcomes all tourists to the kingdom. It is business as usual with respect and appropriateness. Here is a Thailand events activities update:
- The Department of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, would like to invite both Thai and foreign tourists to visit national museums and historical parks throughout Thailand with FREE ADMISSION from now until 31 January 2017.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to advise the following with regards to the mourning period His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Read More
In the heart of the so-called Golden Triangle and about three hours-drive from its better-known neighbour Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai has undergone one of the biggest transformations seen anywhere in Thailand, thanks to the Doitung Project. Read More