Travel Guides

Unlock the wonders of Thailand with our travel guides. Stay up-to-date on the country’s must-see attractions, hidden gems, local events, and insider tips to elevate your travel experience. Our guides feature advice on travel restrictions, accommodations, dining, and essential cultural experiences for every region of the Land of Smiles. Read on for an unforgettable journey, whether you’re exploring bustling cities, pristine islands, or tranquil destinations.

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  • Vana Nava Hua Hin opens thrilling new zones and Asia’s first VR Water Slide

    Crowned as the top water park in Thailand and 15th in the world by Tripadvisor.com in 2023, Vana Nava Water Jungle Hua Hin has recently upped its game with the introduction of two new zones: Vana Village and Adventure River. These expansions offer visitors enhanced experiences and thrills. And if that wasn’t enough to pique your interest, how about Asia’s…

  • Weekend trip to Bangkok: The best things to do

    Not many Asian cities can rival Bangkok in terms of nightlife, food, culture, markets, and urban exploration opportunities. The city seamlessly blends centuries-old temples with glamorous shopping malls, offering a unique juxtaposition of tradition and modernity. From street food vendors to Michelin-starred eateries, and from sleek contemporary hotels to quaint antique houses, Bangkok offers a dynamic mix of experiences. But…

  • Bangkok’s hidden delights: Unique and unmissable things to do in Bangkok

    Bangkok is bursting at the seams with an abundance of temples, museums, restaurants, music venues, parks, and malls that one could spend a lifetime exploring without checking off everything on their bucket list. But while the list of attractions in this lively metropolis seems never-ending, there are some hidden gems that offer a taste of Bangkok’s unique side. From dazzling…

  • Island hopping in the Gulf of Thailand

    Many individuals fantasize about going island hopping in Thailand’s Gulf of Thailand. Nothing compares to sitting on the sun-drenched deck of a boat, gazing out at the mesmerizing turquoise waters and dreaming of the adventure that lies on the next island. Scattered like pearls across the shallow inlet in the southwestern South China Sea, the islands in the Gulf of…

  • Making the most of your aquatic adventure at Andamanda Phuket Waterpark, one of the island main tourist attractions

    Andamanda Phuket Waterpark brings together all that Phuket has to offer – Thai culture, entertainment, thrill, and relaxation in one destination – making it one of the best things to do with family on the island. Covering 100,000 square meters of land, the colossal playground boasts 25 attractions, an array of restaurants and bars, and shops that will leave you…

  • Grand opening of SO/ Maldives marks milestone in CROSSROADS Project

    S Hotels and Resorts PCL, the international hospitality company from Singha Estate PCL, has celebrated the grand opening of SO/ Maldives, which becomes the third luxury lifestyle resort at CROSSROADS Maldives, the Indian Ocean’s first and only fully-integrated leisure destination. The Company’s strategic investment in this glamorous new fashion-led retreat marks the completion of CROSSROADS Maldives and the resort is…

  • Celebrate songkran in style with ‘Songkran Splash Away Tropical Edition’ at W Bangkok

    Immerse yourself in a tropical oasis as W Bangkok presents ‘Songkran Splash Away – Tropical Edition’, an exciting pool party happening on 13 – 14 April 2024, from 3pm to 9pm. Bringing together the spirit of Songkran with a touch of tropical flair, this two-day event promises an unforgettable experience with fun beats in the city centre, the perfect venue…

  • Splash around at Vana Nava Water Jungle and try Asia’s first VR Water Slide

    The temperature has been high in Hua Hin lately, making water an essential component for a perfect family day out. And where else to experience some cool relief from the heat, refreshing splashes, and unlimited fun than at the Vana Nava Water Jungle? They’ve recently opened two brand-new zones – Vana Village and Adventure River – offering even more excitement…

  • Sawasdee Thailand: AXA unveils enhanced travel insurance for international visitors amid tourist boom

    We are witnessing a remarkable resurgence of Thailand’s tourism industry in 2024. This revival is spearheaded by the influx of 34 million international visitors, achieving an 85% recovery to the pre-pandemic visitor levels of 2019. This revitalization significantly contributes to the expansion of the travel insurance sector, highlighted by the surge of ‘Sawasdee Thailand’, a travel insurance plan for international…

  • Ascott Bangkok, a stylish addition to Bangkok’s luxury hotel scene

    Tucked in the heart of Thonglor, Bangkok’s premier neighbourhood is Ascott Thonglor Bangkok. Boasting 451 well-appointed apartments, it’s one of the best hotels in Bangkok for both short visits and long-term stays. The rooms are all meticulously designed with a blend of elegance and comfort, offering a sanctuary to retreat after a day of exploration. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy…

  • Releasing sharks on an island holiday: SAii’s latest sustainable adventure

    Whether you’re an avid travel buff or not, chances are you’ve encountered the latest buzzword of ecotourism making rounds on the Internet, your social media feeds, and airport billboards. But what exactly is ecotourism? The popular definition of ecotourism is to travel with sustainability in mind. In other words, eco-tourists are travellers who preserve the integrity of a natural environment…

  • Unique EVA Air’s services you probably never knew about

    Whoever said you can’t have it all clearly never flew EVA Air’s Premium Economy Class. As the first airline to introduce this class back in 1992, EVA Air perfectly merges the affordability of economy fares with the luxury of business class comfort. The main feature of the Premium Economy Class is its generous space. But beyond providing extra space, this…

  • What to pack for a holiday in Thailand: The essential packing guide

    Getting ready for your big trip to the Land of Smiles? Travelling to Thailand is such an exciting experience, but for some people, trying to work out what you should pack and bring to the country can be a bit daunting Overpacking is a common mistake almost every traveller makes, especially when travelling to a country as diverse as Thailand.…

  • Top 5 winter wonderland destinations easily accessible from Bangkok with EVA Air

    We all love Thailand’s year-round tropical bliss, but let’s be honest; there’s just something irresistibly magical about winter that has us dreaming of fluffy snowflakes instead of sandy beaches during the festive holiday season. The good news? Your dream winter holiday is closer than you think – all thanks to EVA Air. Offering exceptional services and extensive global routes, EVA…

  • Exploring Thailand’s secluded snorkelling paradises

    Snorkelling enthusiasts often go to Thailand due to its stunning coral reefs, abundance of marine life and crystal-clear seas. Numerous fascinating snorkelling locations can be found around the nation, ranging from serene coves to thriving underwater ecosystems. This article will take you on an amazing adventure to discover five of Thailand’s top snorkelling spots, each with its special charm. Similan…

  • 5 of the most appealing Phang Nga hotels

    Phang Nga province is home to many beautiful attractions, with the most famous being the James Bond Island, or Koh Tapu. But, many visitors mistakenly travel past this beautiful area in favour of the more bustling cities of Phuket. With picturesque limestone rocks jutting out of the Andaman Sea, it is easy to see why this area is home to…

  • Spend the night in one of the top hotels in Chiang Rai

    Chiang Rai, a temple-studded city in northern Thailand, receives fewer visitors than its provincial neighbor, Chiang Mai. However, those who brave the journey will be rewarded with lush green scenery and old temples like Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Klang Wiang. Beyond the city, the Golden Triangle, which straddles the borders of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand, is home to hills,…

  • Tuk Tuk Rides and Thailand’s Railway Wonders

    There are two unique ways to travel in Thailand that come to mind: taking the country’s old-fashioned trains and riding on the bumpy tuk-tuks. Thailand’s train lines, which go from busy Bangkok to the mountains of Chiang Mai, give tourists a look into the country’s history. The colourful three-wheeled vehicles called tuk-tuks that move through city streets are a nice…

  • Top activities for families in Bangkok 2023

    There are thousands of things to do in Bangkok for birds of every feather and flock that visit the country. If you’re a shopaholic, you’re safe. Like to party? There are a ton of places. But what if you want to have a family-friendly vacation? To help you out, we’ve made a list of our Top 5 activities for families…

  • Is Thailand safe to visit? What every tourist (and expats) should know

    Thailand is one of the most visited countries in Asia, and it’s easy to see why. The people are friendly, the food is delightful, the culture is beautiful, and the nature is breathtaking. But if you’re visiting the country for the first time, one of the main concerns you probably have is safety, especially if you’re a female or solo…

  • Top 8 things to do in Krabi

    Krabi province is brimming with amazing things to do and see, all against the backdrop of beautiful limestone cliffs. If you are wanting to go island hopping, this is the place to do it as the islands are unforgettable. Alternatively, for a more adventurous trip, visitors can opt to rent a kayak and paddle around the lagoon in Koh Hong,…

  • 10 Family-friendly things to do in Thailand

    Families seeking fun and excitement in Thailand will be spoiled for choice, as the country’s culture contains many special places for children. Even taking a trip to the local shopping mall will provide family friendly activities for children while parents shop. At many of Thailand’s large mega malls, there is usually an arcade or children’s event that keeps little ones…

  • 10 Most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand

    Looking for a new destination to visit in the Land of Smiles? Consider visiting the beautiful waterfalls in Thailand! It’s no secret that Thailand is home to pristine beaches and lively nightlife. However, this beautiful Southeast Asian country offers more than just the typical holiday destinations you see on the news or social media. If you want to take a…

  • All about the Mid-Autumn Festival in Thailand (and where to find the best mooncakes)

    The Mid-Autumn Festival is widely celebrated in Thailand due to its large Chinese population, which makes up roughly 10-12% of the people living in the country. Also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, this festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar. This year, that day falls on September 29, which…

  • A visitor’s guide to ethical elephant sanctuaries in Thailand

    If you are a tourist, a trip to Thailand is incomplete without seeing the country’s extraordinary elephants. These majestic animals have been an integral part of Thailand’s culture and history, used for a variety of purposes such as for transportation, war, logging (in the timber industry), and now tourism. Currently, there are around 3,500 – 4,000 captive elephants in Thailand.…

  • How to plan the perfect trip to Thailand

    You might wonder, just as your neighbour is apt to, why Thailand is the talk of the town in the holiday destinations line-up. A peek at the postcards or a quick scroll through social media and voila! You’re practically drowning in glossy shots of grand vistas, tropical beaches that scream ‘paradise found’, verdant jungles that would make Tarzan weep, a…

  • Everything you need to know about making Thailand your new home (with LTR Visa)

    Thailand has earned its stripes as one of Asia’s top destinations for expats itching to swap the ordinary for the tropical. It’s not just about sipping coconut water on sandy shores, though. Thailand has truly blossomed into a regional hub for living and doing business. And if you’re thinking about packing your bags and diving into this enchanting country, the…

  • What you need to know about the monsoon season in Thailand

    In the world of travel, the term’ monsoon’ can often induce furrowed brows and muttered curses. That’s why it’s good to know what’s up with this monsoon season in Thailand. If you play it right, you can turn those rainy-day blues into an awesome adventure. When is the rainy season in Thailand? Thailand’s climate is shaped by two predominant monsoons:…

  • The 5 best activities in Central Thailand (with exclusive travel deals from TAT and Klook!)

    Calling all adventurous souls, culture vultures, and travel lovers! Are you ready for the new chapters through Thailand’s Central region? Picture this: vibrant cities pulsating with life, ancient temples whispering tales from the past, and natural landscapes that will take your breath away. And if you wonder, what’s the best thing to do in Central Thailand? Well, it’s a tough…

  • Exploring Southern Thailand’s Vibrant City: 5 Things to do in Hat Yai

    Welcome to Hat Yai! This energetic city in southern Thailand is renowned for its rich cultural history, delectable cuisine, and active nightlife. Immerse yourself in the local culture and find hidden gems, from bustling markets to delectable street food. Let’s dive in and learn more about the top sights that make Hat Yai a must-see location. Here are 5 things…