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The Ultimate Guide to Bangkok

The Ultimate Guide to Bangkok

To spend 48 hours in Bangkok would be like picking up a book and only looking at the cover. This city, home to around 11 million people, is chaotic and overwhelming, to say the least. But the more time you spend here, the more you are going to fall in love with it. A tourist map isn’t enough to make you feel confident to explore the nooks and crannies of one of Asia’s largest cities, so I’ve put together a bunch of tips for Bangkok travel - from travelling on a budget to knowing what Thai street foods to try. Give this city the time it deserves and I guarantee you will be left speechless by the time you leave. Read more on Bangkok: A Guide to the Top Rooftop Bars and Hottest Restaurants in Bangkok Where to Stay in Bangkok – A Complete Guide A few romantic things to…
48 hours in Bangkok - 2 Day Itinerary

48 hours in Bangkok – 2 Day Itinerary

Bangkok is one of the largest cities in Southeast Asia with a sprawling urban area that encompasses a vast population and that spreads out over a seemingly impossible land mass. 48 hours in Bangkok might not seem like such a long time to experience the Thai capital, given its extent and the number of different tourist attractions waiting to be discovered but 48 hours in Bangkok can make for the perfect stopover in the city. Enjoy the endless Thai charm, the delicious cuisine and the endearing Buddhist culture and history of Bangkok. Here’s the best way to spend 48 hours in Bangkok, our perfect 2-day itinerary for visiting Thailand’s capital and largest city. Read more on Bangkok:  A Guide to the Top Rooftop Bars and Hottest Restaurants in Bangkok Where to Stay in Bangkok – A Complete Guide A few romantic things to do in Bangkok for couples  Historic Tour…
Where to Stay in Koh Samui Thailand – Relaxing areas, the Best Beaches and Nightlife Hot spots. While Koh Samui has the features you’d expect of an island- extravagant palm trees and beautiful beaches- it’s also known for its dense rainforest and luxurious spas and resorts. The most popular aspect of the island is definitely the 12 meters tall gold Big Buddha statue located at the Wat Phra Yai temple in the Bophut area

Where to Stay in Koh Samui Thailand – Relaxing areas, the Best Beaches and Nightlife Hot spots

Koh Samui (also known as Ko Samui) is the second largest island in Thailand, located off of east coast of the Kra Isthmus. While Koh Samui has the features you’d expect of an island- extravagant palm trees and beautiful beaches- it’s also known for its dense rainforest and luxurious spas and resorts. The most popular aspect of the island is definitely the 12 meters tall gold Big Buddha statue located at the Wat Phra Yai temple in the Bophut area. Regardless of your expectations of Koh Samui, we guarantee that you’ll be impressed with this island. Samui is all about finding the beach that fits your criteria because there is a variety to choose from. We will cover off all types of Koh Samui accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Koh Samui hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Koh Samui, the best Koh Samui hotels, best…
Where to stay in Krabi as a first time visitor

Where to stay in Krabi as a first time visitor

Located around 800 kilometres south-west from Thailand's capital city of Bangkok, the Krabi province is one of the biggest provinces in Thailand. Often referred to as an island destination, Krabi is actually on the mainland Thailand with around 130 offshore islands that fall under its jurisdiction. To give you an idea about the surrounding areas – to the North lies the province of Phang Nga (close to Phuket), Surat Thani bounds to the east, while Trang lies to the south and the Andaman Sea covers the west of Krabi. Most of these 130 islands are un-inhabited but a handful of them are inhabited and accounts for most of the tourism activities from Krabi and Phuket. It can be quite intimidating to choose the right area amongst so many places to stay as a first-time visitor to Krabi. Choosing where to stay in Krabi is actually easy if a little research…
14 Bangkok Hotels with Amazing Views

14 Bangkok Hotels with Amazing Views

Bangkok is one of the most impressive cities in the world. The hustle and bustle of the city life here may be overwhelming at times to visitors, but some may say that this adds to the excitement. Although Bangkok is more up and coming, you can find the history of its people around every corner, which makes experiencing Bangkok thrilling as well as enlightening. Immerse yourself in Bangkok by experiencing one of the top 14 Bangkok hotels with amazing views. Choose a private room overlooking the river or a garden oasis right outside your room. You can choose to be up in the clouds or right in the center of it all! Read more on Bangkok: A Guide to the Top Rooftop Bars and Hottest Restaurants in Bangkok Where to Stay in Bangkok – A Complete Guide A few romantic things to do in Bangkok for couples  Historic Tour of…
Where to stay in Koh Lanta

Where to Stay in Koh Lanta – Thailand

Koh Lanta is one of Thailand’s beautiful island destinations, just off the coast of Krabi. Technically, there are 52 islands that makeup Koh Lanta, with the main destination island for visitors being Koh Lanta Yai. Koh Lanta was once best known amongst the backpacking community, but now it has several exclusive resorts attracting all kinds of tourists. The island is only 27km long, but surprisingly there are a few diverse areas to choose from when visiting Koh Lanta. We’ve compiled a list of all the areas to help you decide where to stay in Koh Lanta, whether you are a backpacker, family traveller or someone who loves a bit of luxury there is are Koh Lanta hotels for everyone. Getting to Koh Lanta is fairly easy. The nearest airport to Koh Lanta is Krabi International Airport, from Krabi you can take a ferry or shared minibus (350 baht) to Koh…

Where to stay in Phuket – Where the party is or calm and relaxed? The Best Places to Stay in Phuket!

***UPDATED as of October 2018!! Including New and improved Hotels** This article is designed to help YOU work out where to stay in Phuket Thailand and what the different areas are like in Phuket. Maybe you want to stay in party central (Patong), or something more relaxed and calming (Rawaii or Nai Yang) with the option to go to those “party areas” or busy market streets. Or you might want to know which is the best area to stay in Phuket with your family. We will cover off all types of Phuket accommodation options from Hostels to luxury hotels that don't cost the earth as well as how to decide where to stay in Phuket, the best Phuket hotels, best places in Phuket (to stay and to visit), the best places to stay in Phuket Thailand and many more Read more on Phuket: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise…
Best Day trips from Koh Samui

Best Day trips from Koh Samui

On the eastern coast of Thailand, you’ll find Koh Samui, Thailand’s largest island. Best known for lush rainforests against sandy beaches and luxury resorts, Koh Samui is gaining popularity on other Thailand beach destinations. This 230 square-kilometer island offers plenty of tourist activities, but you might also want to take a few day trips from Koh Samui while you’re there. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular day trips from Koh Samui. Read more on Koh Samui: Where to Stay in Koh Samui – Relaxing areas, the Best Beaches and Nightlife Hot spots Sailing to Ko Phangan From Koh Samui via Private Yacht Fishermans Village Bophut Samui 15 Things to do in Koh Samui Thailand This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy.  Ang Thong National Marine Park Just a couple of hours by boat from Koh Samui, Ang Thong…