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Nestled in a peaceful corner of the lower northern region of Thailand, the small town of Uthai Thani is situated among the embrace of lush mountains, a diversity of ethnicity, and beautiful culture. Cruising along the Sakae Krang River is the most relaxed way to explore the genuine spirit of…

Nothing calms the soul like retreating into the serenity and beauty of mother nature. Environs where our minds are at peace as we gaze undisturbed at fauna and flora. Thailand is gifted with an abundance of such places, but few of them combine forest and sea as nicely as our…

Just seven hours northwest of Bangkok by car is the city of Tak. Located along the Ping River, it is also the capital of the Tak Province and the Tak district. The western edge of the province has a long boundary with the Kayin State of Myanmar. Ping River Tak…

Nakhon Ratchasima, better known as Korat, is the wondrous door to Isan, the Lao-speaking north-east, at the Korat Plateau’s western edge. The name Nakhon Ratchasima is both used for the city and the province of which it is the capital, and the shorter name, Korat, comes from an older name…

James Bond is known as a pretty cool character. Gambler, womanizer, secret agent licensed to kill, that sort of thing. In this month’s Let’s Go, we take you to Phang Nga, where you’ll find James has an island. Phang Nga is located on the west side of the Malay Peninsula,…

Islands in this part of the world are synonymous for relaxation, marvellous sights, beautiful coasts, and cocktails with little parasol hats. Koh Chang is one of those islands and boasts all of that. If the world’s situation is making you a little itchy, then perhaps a relaxing Koh Chang beach…

Who says Thailand is only about the beach and the seaside? There exist locations across the Northern part of this geographically diverse nation where you’ll find the purest of mountain breezes. This month we explore one of them in-depth, that being the province of Loei. Sharing a Mekong River border…

The comedian Jerry Seinfeld recently stated that “Survival is the new success.” If the stress of just trying to survive through Covid 19, in addition to the stress of the holidays, is getting a little too much, we suggest you get in your car and drive, not stopping until you…

If there is one thing Thailand doesn’t lack, it is its beautiful destinations and endless sight-seeing opportunities that make for great photos. A Thai province with seemingly endless beautiful places worth visiting is Sa Kaeo, in the eastern part of Thailand. Sa Kaeo is rich in both modern and historical…

Thai guide ‘Patrick’ announced “You’ll have seven elephants for company today. They’re aged from 65 to 28 and are all female.” And as he finished outlining the schedule for our day, he adds “We’ve been seven months without visitors, and you are our first guests. Thank you for booking our…

At times, one wishes not to travel too far from the centre to explore the beauty of the countryside and Thailand is one of the many countries in which that is possible. Not too far from the country’s capital of Bangkok is the fascinating province of Ang Thong in central…

Has that feeling hit you yet? The tiring of large crowds. The non-stop flow of people from train to platform, to the concrete jungle our cities have been enslaved to? If you long to come closer to the magical properties nature has to offer, if you yearn for the freshness…

At times, all one wants to do, is to relax in the sun, surrounded by the luxury of a picture-perfect and marvellous white sandy beach. If this is done on an island of lush greenery and crystalline blue waters, then all the better. This month, HOT Magazine has the pleasure…

With Covid 19 shutting down international arrivals at Suvarnabhumi, Thailand’s International Airport, you would think the Real Estate Market in Hua Hin would be taking a big hit. The reality, though, Hua Hin has seen an explosion of property buyers, with most coming from Bangkok. After spending several months in…

Diamonds are marvelous things. They’ve been called a woman’s best friend. They’ve been sought after and coveted as objects of the most priceless value. They symbolize wealth, status, beauty, and longevity. As Shirley Bassey sang it, diamonds really are forever. This month’s hot getaway is beautiful, priceless, symbolic in all…

Sometimes one chooses to go to places, not because of the stereotypical appeal towards the white sandy beaches and the young coconut shells but because of the magnificent amalgamate of rich history. At these times, the perfect destination to vacation in gathers culture, strong fascinating tradition, enthralling history and great…