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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  • 15 Chiang Mai restaurants that are locals’ favourites

    In the intriguing cityscape of Chiang Mai, you will discover an exclusive culinary culture that draws its unique zest from Myanmar and China. Delightful Northern dishes such as khao soi (think, coconut curry noodle soup), sai ouer (essentially, Northern Thai sausage), and gaeng hanglay (a duet of salty and sweet curry usually teamed up with pork belly) can indeed be…

  • 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…

  • Sichon set to champion tranquil tourism in Southern Thailand as destination emerges as new travel hot spot

    Seafront enclave in Nakhon Si Thammarat to start welcoming international flights Travellers are able to explore the authentic cultural and natural heritage of the region Former Laguna Phuket CEO, Ravi Chandran, heralds the huge potential of the destination Southern Thailand never fails to wow the world’s travellers with its sandy beaches, spectacular scenery and rich cultural heritage. Now, a new…

  • 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…

  • Koh Chang: Things to do at Thailand’s Elephant Island

    Envision a stunning location where you can have an unforgettable vacation surrounded by crystal-clear waters, rich greenery, and brilliant wildlife. Welcome to Koh Chang, the Elephant Island of Thailand! One of the largest in the Gulf of Thailand, this charming elephant-shaped island offers a variety of enjoyable activities for all, from adventure seekers to those who love unwinding on the…

  • Thailand summer adventures for an exciting journey

    Thailand’s summer, with its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine, offers an ideal setting for a wide variety of activities that cater to different interests and preferences. The season, stretching from March to June provides ample opportunities to explore the country’s stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and lively festivals. Whether you’re seeking adventures on pristine beaches and islands, immersing yourself in…

  • Calm Spa Ari Branch: Safe and Relaxing Every Time

    Calm Spa Ari branch is a renowned relaxation and wellness center in Bangkok, especially when compared to other spas in the area. It offers special care and a unique atmosphere that will make you feel relaxed and safe every time you use its services. Getting to the Ari branch is easy by using the BTS Skytrain, which you can take…

  • Top 5 Hotels in Chiang Mai

    Nestled in the heart of Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is a mesmerizing city that captivates visitors with its rich history, vibrant culture, and picturesque landscapes. As a top travel destination, it comes as no surprise that Chiang Mai hotels cater to a wide array of tastes and preferences, ensuring that every traveller can find their perfect sanctuary. To make your…

  • Railay Beach’s most exotic hotels

    Thailand’s southern Krabi island boasts the awe-inspiring Railay Beach that never fails to impress even the savviest travelers. With its azure ocean waters, pristine white sands, and towering limestone cliffs, Railay Beach is the epitome of paradise. The only way to access this exotic gem is by boat, adding to its exclusive charm. Thus, staying in Railay Beach is an…

  • Best restaurants in Phuket you should not miss in 2023

    Phuket is a beautiful island in Thailand with stunning beaches, clear blue water and lush greenery. It’s no wonder that this popular destination is also home to some of the best restaurants in the country. Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood, traditional Thai dishes or international cuisine, you’ll find it all here. Here are our picks for the best restaurants…

  • 10 most popular hotels in Patong, Phuket

    Staying in Patong is a convenient option for visitors to Phuket, as it provides access to major attractions and is popular among other travelers. The area is known for its nightlife and the Bangla Walking Street. Many hotels in the area offer activities for families with children, making it a great destination for a tropical holiday. Patong is a popular…

  • How to find the most affordable flights to Thailand (2023)

    The cost of air travel to Thailand can vary depending on the time of year, the airport you are flying from, and the airline you are flying with. To get the best deals and find the cheapest flights to Thailand, it is important to do your research and compare different options. Here are some tips for finding the lowest prices…

  • Tips for planning the perfect Thailand vacation 2023

    Planning the perfect Thailand vacation can be overwhelming, with so many incredible things to see and do. But with a little bit of planning and research, you can make your trip to Thailand unforgettable. Here are some tips for planning the perfect Thailand vacation in 2023. 1. Pick the right destination: With so many beautiful places to explore in Thailand,…

  • The best hotels in Bangkok’s city centre

    Bangkok is a lively city with many things to do, so it’s no wonder why most travellers want to stay right in the centre of the action. In Bangkok’s city centre, you can find the most popular shopping malls, the most energetic nightlife, the best restaurants, and a plethora of famous attractions. Needless to say, travelling around this beautiful city…

  • How to not become another motorbike road death statistic in Thailand

    While many have experience riding motorbikes, the driving situation in Thailand can be wildly different. As the kingdom’s roads are ranked as some of the most dangerous in the world, it helps to have your wits about you when driving. As a visitor to this beautiful country, keep in mind that you are, indeed, an outsider. This can be felt…

  • 10 best hotels in Sukhumvit, Bangkok for your stay in 2022

    Sukhumvit is possibly the best neighbourhood to stay in Bangkok for foreign visitors. It’s home to high-end shopping malls, upscale restaurants, trendy clubs, fantastic rooftop bars, and relaxing spas. Plus, it’s close to public transportation, making it easy for you to access the rest of the capital. And if you want to stay in Sukhumvit, you’ll be delighted to know…

  • Revealed: the best rooftop bars in the world

    Press Release A new report ranks the best rooftop bars in the world. The rooftop bar index by Mandoemedia.com ranks 200 of the world’s rooftop bars based on customer experience, price, and social media shares to reveal the best place to grab a drink with a view. Key Findings Bangkok and Barcelona are the best cities in the world for rooftop bars, each…

  • Fun things to do indoors on a rainy day in Thailand (2022)

    The mention of the Thai “rainy season” sends the fear of dread running through most tourists and visitors alike, who imagine a deluge of endless water cascading from the sky for days on end. This is a common misconception held by holidaymakers. Yes, it does rain, and there will be days when the weather interferes with your vacation, but it…

  • Affordable but stylish hotels in Koh Samui for your next holiday

    With breathtaking beaches, turquoise waters, and lush greenery, the tropical island of Koh Samui will never cease to amaze you. In addition to its natural beauty, the island also boasts fun water sports and an outdoor shopping mall, giving visitors everything they need for the ultimate holiday. The best thing is that you don’t have to pay a lot of…

  • Thailand’s magical festivals, but which one is the best?

    There are so many magical festivals on Thailand’s calendar it’s difficult to choose the best one. But being involved in one of these celebrated events is always enjoyable. It’s also a fantastic way of learning about the tradition and culture in the Land of Smiles. Here is a list of festivals The Thaiger recommends you experience when you’re in Thailand.…

  • Best Hotels in Pattaya for your Money’s Worth for 2024

    After you’ve seen the best of Pattaya, you may want to unwind and recover at one of the city’s hotels. Travelers can find any type of hotel to meet their needs, from opulent residences to more intimate resorts. In fact, after a wonderful day, returning home to a spa, sauna, and outdoor pool can be exactly what you need to…

  • How to get a job in Thailand as a foreigner

    Thailand is a popular destination for retirees and travellers, but it’s also a country with a lot of working expatriates of all ages. Is it easy or difficult to find work in Thailand? This depends on who you ask, and what you’re looking for. Here is a brief overview of finding employment in the Land of Smiles. If you’re deciding…

  • The best seafood restaurants in Koh Samui for 2022

    A trip to Koh Samui is never complete without sampling the fresh seafood. Thanks to the rich waters surrounding the island, it’s easy to find restaurants in Koh Samui that serve delectable seafood prepared to your liking! Whether you want to eat seafood on the white sandy beach or in a fine dining establishment, these are the best seafood restaurants…

  • The best restaurants in Phuket you need to try in 2024

    Laid-back tropical vibes, beautiful beaches, and breathtaking natural beauty are always a given in Phuket. And so is mouthwatering food! This island is home to a plethora of amazing restaurants that serve delectable cuisine in a relaxed setting. You may find practically anything here, whether you want to try authentic Thai cuisine or popular international fare. However, with so many…

  • How can parents keep kids busy during Bangkok summer holidays

    Summer holidays for Bangkok international schools are nearly here. For working parents who are trying to balance work, and family, and will be spending at least some of the summer in the city, the question is how to keep their children busy and engaged? One of the best online resources for expat parents looking for activities is BKK Kids. With…

  • What to know before taking the BTS Skytrain and MRT Metro

    The BTS Skytrain, and MRT Metro (mostly underground) are lifesavers in Bangkok’s heavily congested traffic, but taking public transportation in a new country can be daunting for tourists or people moving to a new place. By using the fast, air-conditioned trains, you can avoid being stuck in the crazy traffic, taxi drivers demanding high rates, and the vast yet difficult-to-navigate…

  • 5 rooftop bars you should visit in Bangkok in 2022

    There are plenty of bars and clubs all over the swanky metropolis of Bangkok, from the trendy neighbourhood of Ekamai and Thonglor to the red light districts of Nana and Patpong, and the backpacker haven down Khaosan Road. The buzz and excitement of those places is something else, but something is missing – an incredible view of Bangkok. As entertainment…