Browsing: Places

Places
0 Thailand’s Top 10 Boating Destinations

Thailand is a boater’s paradise due to its beautiful crystal-clear waters and marvelous islands with endless sandy beaches.  Hefty taxes have been done away with when buying a boat and the country is making it easier for large yachts with international crews to visit the Kingdom for extended stays. Additionally,…

Places
0 Hua Hin Day-Trips—Caves, Wines and Wild Elephants

Low-key and uncrowded, fronted by a five-kilometre beach, the town of Hua Hin is surrounded by three of Thailand’s biggest national parks. Its central location on the gulf coast means easy access to plenty out-of-town beaches, too, fresh seafood comes cheap, and Bangkok is always just three hours away. So…

Places
0 Let’s Go, Lhong 1919

The art of reviving old cultural relics is something people have been doing for years, decades and centuries. In Bangkok, a rapidly developing mass urban setting, it could be easy – and in many cases even forgivable – to think that every old brick is being knocked over to make…

Places
0 Let’s Go, Top 6 Picks to get cool this Winter

We’ve all heard it. The cold shaming, the stereotypical image of Thailand being good just for sunbathing, beaching and seaside cocktail drinking. The “why would you sell winter clothing?” joke. But if one looks at Thailand beyond the mirror of the average, we see that it is indeed possible to…

Places
0 Let’s Go, Mandalay

There are cities in the world which just have the right mix of ingredients to make of them authentic bastions of cultural diversity, coalescing history with heterogeneity and a chaos with a scrupulous architecture. While there are a handful of these the world around, few are as rich in history…

Places
0 Let’s Go, Yangon

There are cities in the world known for their food, their culture, their geography or their sites in particular. But few are as iconic in representing the might of a once glorious civilization as the one we look at in this month’s Let’s Go. Majestic as they come and a…

Places
0 Surfing NIYAMA’s Private Island’s

For Zach Zocher, NIYAMA Private Island’s professional Surf Dude, surfing is a passion that became an obsession, and ultimately lead him to pack for paradise. Growing up in Cape Town, he started surfing at the age of ten and soon represented his province in the South African Surfing Championships.  Still a…

Places
0 Let’s Go – Hat Wanakon National Park

At times we wish to retreat into the calmness and beauty of the natural world. Environments where our minds can be at peace and we can relax along the sight of unperturbed fauna and flora. Thailand has many a place to offer in that regard, but few of them combine…

Places
0 Let’s Go, Phang Nga

You may have heard of alluring unpopulated Ranong, and Surat Thani the ‘City of Good People’ and most surely, majestic bustling Krabi. You may have perhaps even enjoyed a couple of memorable holidays in these destinations. But meanwhile, you have unfortunately completely overlooked the rich and beautiful province that is…

Places
0 Let’s Go, New Delhi

If traveling is your passion and passion for a city is what you want to experience, you have not yet seen anything, till you have finally been to the chaotic yet exotic city of Delhi. Just 4 hours by air from Bangkok, the fervent and hospitable city is one that…

Places
0 Let’s Check In, Mueng Mallik

Have you ever dreamt of time travelling to the simplicity of a beautiful ancient city? If history fascinates you and you wonder how on earth people survived in the past and what wearing their shoes might have felt like, the Muang Mallika Project, also known as The Siamese Living Heritage…

Places
0 Let’s Check In – Grand Palace

Visiting everything Bangkok has to offer on what may perhaps be a short trip to Thailand, can be somewhat challenging. However, one of Siam’s most coveted landmarks and a special place in the heart of many Thais which should not and must not be missed, is the spectacular Grand Palace.…

Places
0 Let’s Go – Vigan, Philippines

If you want to travel to the past in class, if you want to walk into a magical Spanish-Colonial domain, and experience a fascinating blast from an earlier point in time of wide endless stone paved streets without going all the way to Europe, the Historic City of Vigan in…

Places
0 Let’s Go, The Slow Life of Mae La Noi

Are you part of a rare breed who is tired of large crowds, the hectic flow of people from a train to its platform, and the desert of concrete jungle our cities have been enslaved to? If you long to come closer to the magical properties nature has to offer,…

Places
0 Let’s Check In – Chang Hua Mun

Amongst the many teachings of His Majesty the Late King, were the methods of self-sufficiency and sustainability that he urged farmers and Thais in the countryside to not only learn, but embody as lifestyles for change, sustainability and progress. This month we take you to the King’s Chang Hua Mun…

Places
0 Let’s Check In – Siam Gypsy Junction

In case you haven’t heard, Bangkok has a new vintage market. If you miss what Rod Fai Train Market used to be before it became so “mainstream”, the Siam Gypsy Junction will be an exciting new venue for you. The Siam Gypsy Junction’s location is out past Bang Sue railway…

1 2 3 4