A boat tour will give you a whole new perspective on Hong Island and its surroundings - from the water you can see sights and access points you’d never be able to from dry land. Like if you want to try a Railay Eco Tour such as this one, from Krabi.
A traditional Thai hot pot typically involves cooking your own meat, seafood and vegetables in boiling broth right at the table. A sociable, interactive way to enjoy a meal, it’s perfect for families in search of something that’ll keep everyone engaged. Try this unique dining experience for yourself at this restaurant; Siam Square One, in the Pathumwan District, Bangkok.
How can you cover the best of Southern Thailand in just two weeks? We find out from @worldpitou in this reel.
Spend the first night in Phang Nga, followed by a night in lakeside accommodation at Khao Sok. Then base yourself at the beach paradise of Krabi for a full four nights, giving you time to explore the stunning neighbouring islands. Next, it’s onto Koh Lanta for two nights and Koh Mook for another two (be sure to fit in trips to the Emerald Cave and Koh Kradan). The next three nights can be spent in Koh Lipe, before spending your final night in Hat Yai.
Looking for one of the best places to snorkel in Thailand? Come to Coconut Beach. It’s found on the north side of Koh Phangan, beside Chaloklum village, and is best reached by boat from Koh Samui or the mainland. Almost totally off-grid, it’s a chill-out zone with a castaway feel. Where’s your favourite place to get away from it all? Tell us in the comments.
Discover the 5000-year history of Chinese civilisation (including the Chinese-Thai people) at the Museum Of The Descendants Of The Dragon, aka Heaven Dragon Park. It’s in Suphan Buri just outside of Bangkok and is open Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and from 9 am to 4.20 pm at weekends. Entry tickets cost 99 baht. Save this post so you have info to hand for your trip.
Did you know these gentle giants can use their strength to crack open coconuts with their feet or tusks? Nutritious and hydrating the white, fleshy inside of the coconut makes for a delicious and healthy snack. What’s your favourite fact about elephants? Let us know in the comments.
Dreaming of the perfect meal with a view to remember? Book an al fresco table at Nan Bei, part of the refined Rosewood Bangkok. The rooftop bar/restaurant (whose name translates as “South and North”) is reached via a glittering moon gate entrance and serves a menu of exquisite Chinese cuisine. Like if you’d love to spend an evening dining here.
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This is IconSiam, one of the most prominent and luxurious shopping destinations in Bangkok. Each night the waterside mega mall hosts an incredible multimedia water and light show in front of the Chao Phraya River. Tag someone you know who’s planning on travelling to Bangkok so they don’t miss it.
Are you a mindful traveller in search of an eco-lodge retreat? Chai Lai Orchid is a family-run hotel and elephant sanctuary whose profits go to community charities. Share if you fancy a stay in a rustic-chic hut, with the opportunity to bathe, feed and bond with these incredible creatures as they roam the resort.
Welcome to Lampang. This charming city of rich cultural heritage, tranquil ambiance and magnificent temples offers a glimpse into Thailand’s past and present. Dubbed the Rooster City due to its abundance of roosters (an animal considered to be a symbol of good luck and prosperity), Lampang is also home to Lanna architecture, traditional teak wood houses, seasonal festivals, natural wonders and conservation areas. Like if this piques your interest.
This ethereal-looking destination is Ban Rak Thai (aka Mae Aw), found close to the Myanmar border, north of Mae Hong Son town in Mae Hong Son province. It’s a peaceful lakeside settlement surrounded by low-lying hills where tea leaves are grown. To get here, take a bus from Pai or Chiang Mai, or a songthaew from Mae Hong Son City. Share this post with someone you know who enjoys travelling to remote places.