Thailand’s ethical elephant encounters: our Top 7

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Photo: Pete McGee

Elephants are an integral part of Thailand’s history and culture, and elephant encounters are usually high on most visitors’ bucket-list activities. These days visitors to Thailand have a greater respect for elephants and are keen to visit find sanctuaries that treat elephants with the kindness and respect they deserve. Here’s a guide to the best of Thailand’s ethical elephant encounters. Continue reading “Thailand’s ethical elephant encounters: our Top 7”

Getting Married in Thailand – Holidays for Couples Complete Guide

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Thought about spending your first moments as newlyweds and your first days as honeymooners in Amazing Thailand? The experts at Holidays for Couples have put together a comprehensive guide to getting married and honeymooning in Thailand. Everything you need to know, when to go, where to stay, the legalities of saying “I do” and how to choose the venue that’s perfect for you. Continue reading “Getting Married in Thailand – Holidays for Couples Complete Guide”

TimeOut Guides launch new guides to Bangkok and Phuket

TimeOut Guide to Bangkok Chatuchak Market

In association with Amazing Thailand, Time Out has created an Insider’s guide to Bangkok and Phuket, as a downloadable handbook. This handy guide to two of Thailand’s most popular destinations fleshes out popular attractions as well as hidden gems, with advice on where to eat, what to do, where to get a massage and, overall, how to make the most of your visit.

One of the most-visited destinations in the world, Thailand is an explosion of scents, flavours and experiences, bursting with places to see, things to do and food to eat.

TimeOut Bangkok

The Thai capital, Bangkok, is a cosmopolitan metropolis that boasts a fascinating juxtaposition of ancient spired temples sitting alongside glittering high-rise structures; buzzing night markets set amid modern malls; and shophouse eateries coexisting with swanky restaurants.

TimeOut Phuket

Bangkok serves as a gateway to many other parts of Thailand, including Phuket, the country’s biggest and busiest island. An irresistible draw for beach lovers for its azure-blue waters and powdery stretches of sand, Phuket is also home to luxurious resorts, world-class spa retreats, an incredible food scene and a vibrant nightlife.

TimeOut Guide

Explore more of Bangkok and Phuket. Make the most of your visit with TimeOut’s handy guide to the best places to see, things to do and food to eat. Download a copy now