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Cruising from Phuket: the mysteries of the Andaman Sea with Silversea

Phuket is fast becoming a popular hub for luxury cruise ship departures, and cruising from Phuket makes perfect sense for lovers of luxury travel. Not only can you cruise the tropical waters of South East Asia in the luxurious comfort of ships such as Silverseas’ Silver Discoverer, which offers a range of itineraries from and to Phuket, but there’s a fantastic range of luxury properties to stay in before and/or after your cruise. Read More


Your guide to Island hopping in Koh Samui and Phuket

With surf, sunshine, and tropical breezes, Thailand’s beauty is legendary, and you want to see as much of it as possible. You aren’t content to just stay in one place; no, you want to sail the ocean blue, taking in the sights and getting to know the locals. Whether you’re diving into a teeming coral reef in the Andaman Sea or ferrying your way around the Gulf of Thailand, your island-hopping adventures will seem like they never have to end. Check out this guide from Expedia Australia to find out which spots you should definitely put on your Thai island to-do list. Read More

How to Have the Best Girls Weekend in Thailand

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


Where to find Thailand’s ethical elephant encounters

Elephants are an integral part of Thailand’s history and culture, and elephant encounters are usually high on most visitors’ bucket-list activities. These days visitors to Thailand have a greater respect for elephants and are keen to visit find sanctuaries that treat elephants with the kindness and respect they deserve. Here’s a guide to the best of Thailand’s ethical elephant encounters. Read More


TropOut Phuket Returns in 2018

The third TropOut gay beach festival will take place in Phuket next year from April 15-22, 2018.

TropOut launched in Phuket in 2016, and demand to return to Thailand was so high that organisers decided to lock in a follow-up edition of this iconic gay travel event, something that will delight returning guests, and those determined to see what all the fuss is about. Read More


Bangkok is still one of the world’s Top Street Food Destinations

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


The most Eco-Friendly Hotels in Phuket

With its emerald rainforests, palm-tree-lined shores, and endless array of fun activities, Phuket is a holiday destination straight out of the pages of National Geographic—and its fans would like to keep it that way. Luckily, it’s not just the rainforests that are green here; there are plenty of places to stay that are kind to the Earth. We set Expedia Australia the task of finding Phuket’s most eco-friendly hotels in Phuket. Read More