Guest blogger Roderick Eime ponders the past, present and future of Thailand’s ubiquitous Tuk Tuks.
Guest blogger and award-winning Australian travel writer Louise Southerden has a surprising adventure in search of a legendary swimming pool in Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai.
Hug Thailand guest blogger and award-winning travel writer, Roderick Eime, follows the sometimes crazy wedding trail through Trang. On the big wedding day, some people are happy to quickly run down to the registry office for a no-fuss event and maybe a few drinks afterwards. Others get married by Elvis in Las Vegas while some […]
Guest blogger and award-winning Australian travel writer Louise Southerden finds an unusual swimming companion on Koh Chang island. I’m not quite sure what my first thought was on seeing the wiry, bearded man walking towards me along the beach that first morning. Sure, he looked normal enough, in his straw hat, shorts and T-shirt. But […]
What better way to discover Thainess than with an expert local guide? Phil Hawkes and his wife Nicole recently explored Kanchanaburi, with help from local guide, Suree. They share their experience with us here…
Guest blogger and award-winning Australian travel writer Louise Southerden makes a splash while rock climbing in Krabi, southern Thailand. “This is not cliff-jumping. We know the difference. We are climbers.” So says a sign outside a climbing school advertising “deep-water solo” trips in Tonsai, one of two beaches on Krabi’s Railay peninsula, the one where […]
Guest blogger John Borthwick recently travelled north to explore a pair of hidden gems; two historic Thai towns. “Nan and Phrae — where are they?” It’s a common response when you mention these historic, north Thailand towns. They might be off the major tourist trail but they’re still easily found: just head 560 kilometres up […]
2015 has been a busy first year for the Hug Thailand blog and we’ve been quite overwhelmed with the level of support from our readers. As we ring in the New Year, we thought we’d share our top 5 Thailand blog posts for 2015.