Thailand

Nov 6, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Koh Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Just a short ferry ride from either Phuket or Krabi, the paradise islands of Koh Phi Phi are one of Thailand’s most treasured and picturesque destinations. Phi Phi Don is the largest island...

Nov 6, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Koh Lanta - A quiet island getaway

Koh Lanta is a large and relatively undeveloped island located in the Krabi province, renowned for its beautiful landscapes, relaxing beaches and laid back lifestyle. When we heard that the island...

Nov 5, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Mu Ko Lanta National Park

At the southern tip of Koh Lanta you will find Mu Ko Lanta National Park, a quiet and treasured area of beauty that is well worth visiting whilst on the island. The national park is home to a large...

Nov 5, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Monkey Beach - All you need to know

Located on the east side of Phi Phi Don, Monkey Beach is a hidden gem that cannot be missed when visiting the Phi Phi Islands. The name says it all – the beach is literally overrun with monkeys...

Oct 29, 2018• by Chatrium Hotels and Residences

10 things to see and do in Chanthaburi

1. View Point Noen Nangphaya Noen Nang Phaya is a renowned viewpoint considered the most beautiful in the East. On the Chalerm Burapha Chonlathit road, it has been selected as Dream destination...

Oct 25, 2018• by Emmy S

My Top 3 Western Restaurants in Chiang Mai

1. Steak Of The Day Located at the heart of Mae Rim District sits a simple restaurant which offers dishes that is beyond anyone’s expectations. The menu includes fresh salmon, tender lamb chops,...

Oct 20, 2018• by Chatrium Hotels and Residences

Top 9 things to do in Eastern Bangkok

The top 9 things to do in the Eastern parts of Bangkok (Phahonyothin, Ratchadaphisek, Sukhumvit and Ramkhamhaeng). 1. Chatuchak Park A large public park that sits next to Chatuchak Weekend...

Oct 18, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Our Guide to choosing Karon or Kata, Thailand

Karon and Kata are neighbouring resorts in Phuket that offer a more relaxed atmosphere compared with the bustling streets of Patong. Their beaches, nightlife and attractions are fairly similar to one...

Oct 18, 2018• by villagetovoyage

Freedom Beach Phuket, a hidden paradise

Freedom Beach is a beautiful hidden gem that lies just south of the popular party resort Patong. If you are looking for a secluded spot to relax in paradise and swim in crystal clear waters, here is...

Oct 18, 2018• by villagetovoyage

10 Things to do in Patong, Phuket

Recognised as the most famous beach resort on Phuket island, Patong is a vibrant town with an impressive party atmosphere. Packed with tourists from all around the globe, it is overwhelmed with bars,...

Oct 13, 2018• by Chatrium Hotels and Residences

Top 5 things to do in Bangkok's Yan Nawa & Bang Kho Laem

1. Wat Pho Man Khunaram Wat Pho Man Khunaram is one of the most stunning examples of temple architecture encompassing Chinese, Thai and Tibetan styles and is considered by many to be not only the...

Top 15 things to do in and around Bangkok's Siam Square

1. Jim Thompson House Visit the former house of the late silk tycoon for a true beauty of Thai architecture and a stunning collection of rare Asian artifacts. The exquisite complex of six...

Top 7 things to do in Bangkok Old City / Rattanakosin

1. Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) One of Thailand's most famous landmarks, Wat Arun is a striking sight named after the Indian God of Dawn, Aruna. Head over to the west bank of the Chao Phraya River and...

Sep 28, 2018• by lori

5 Tips for Ethical Travel

Elephant Freedom Project What is Ethical Travel? Ethical travel is simply being aware of your choices and the impact you are making when you travel. Ethical travel can be anything from eating...

Sep 12, 2018• by ThaiYaiNat

Thai ATM swallowed my card!

"For security reasons all cards that have been retained by ATMs are destroyed." (Bangkok Bank Website) This is now the stated policy of all Thai Banks. In the case of overseas visitors using cards...

Jul 11, 2018• by charlotterick

Tip: Avoid the Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam in Bangkok!

Obviously when travelling you have to be careful, but it helps to know what to avoid before going! On this occasion, it was the 'Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam' in Bangkok. We were stopped by a man...

May 19, 2018• by Marykatehilmes

42 Tips For Your Trip To Thailand

Below are 42 tips that were compiled during a 1-month exploration of the beautiful country of Thailand! All were experienced and learned first-hand and documented in order to help ease the travels of...

May 24, 2018• by Clem

Exchanging Lao kip in Chiang Mai Thailand

Lao kip are hard to exchange outside Laos. But if you happen to be in Chiang Mai, there is a currency exchange that accepts LAK (Lao kip). Exchange rates might have changed since this picture was...

Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai bus schedule

Bus depart from the Bus Terminal 1 (see map below). Prices are the following: VIP bus: THB258, ~2h50 1st class bus: THB166, ~3h15 2nd class bus: THB129, ~3h30 Picture from January...

Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

Don't take speedboats on the Mekong

Even though every guide and every blog will tell you to not take the speedboat some clueless travelers still try to buy tickets. Speedboats are dangerous, uncomfortable, extremely noisy and more...

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