Guest blogger Julie Miller discovers a city of monkeys at Lopburi’s famous macaque monkey temple. When our guide said we were stopping by a “monument where monkeys live” in the city of Lopburi, 93 kilometres northeast of Bangkok, I assumed she meant a temple in the jungle. When our bus pulled up on a chaotic […]
THATraveller blogger Holly O’Sullivan recently enjoyed the happy balance of relaxation and activities to be found at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket. Karon Beach is one of the longest beaches in Phuket, and being quieter than nearby vibrant Patong Beach, it’s a popular choice for families and loved-up couples looking for a romantic […]
Guest blogger John Borthwick hits the nostalgia trail amid history-themed Bangkok hotels. 1. Shanghai Mansion Hotel Shanghai Mansion has a long head start in the “Sinostalgia” business. This 76-room hotel on Yaowarat Road in the heart of Bangkok’s Chinatown was built in 1892 and has been a Chinese opera house, stock exchange and textile trading house, […]
Earlier this month in an interview with Australian travel writer Deborah Dickson-Smith, Mr Amnuay Thiamkeerakul, Executive Director ASEAN shared information about TAT’s efforts to promote ecotourism and sustainable practice, as part of its “Discover Thainess” campaign. This month at Thailand Travel Mart 2015 Plus, it was announced that Thailand’s marketing campaign, “Discover Thainess” will focus on […]
The Sarojin is joining with Tourism Authority of Thailand in presenting a unique culinary journey featuring the magnificent food of celebrated Australian icon, Christine Manfield, fascinating Thai food tours into the local community and a memorable resort experience at this luxury boutique property.
Travel blogger Skye Gilkeson describes herself as a journalist, personal trainer, clean cook, nutrition nerd and intrepid traveller. She recently explored the tree tops of Chiang Mai, on the Flying Gibbon. Chiang Mai in northern Thailand has long been a mecca for tourists, hikers, yogis and those in search off healing. It’s an ancient city […]
Travel journalist Ian Neubauer recently visited a tattoo school in the heart of Bangkok that has opened its doors to travellers keen to learn the ancient, sacred art of tattoos in Thailand.
Less than 200 km and under 2 hours drive south of Bangkok, Hua Hin is one of Thailand’s most popular weekend getaway destinations for Bangkok residents and international tourists alike. Located in the Prachuap Khiri Khan province, it’s also the location of the King of Thailand’s summer palace. As well as its beautiful beaches, Hua […]
Guest blogger Julie Miller discovers a luxury resort embracing the natural environment of Thailand’s first national park. Business is booming around Khao Yai National Park. A three-hour drive from Bangkok, this formerly sleepy mountain haven is becoming increasing popular as a weekend escape for wealthy cityslickers, with new condominiums, a shopping mall and even a […]