Naturally lovely: Botanica Khao Yai

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 […]

The White Temple of Chiang Rai

Travel writer Julie Miller visits the famous White Temple near Chiang Rai, damaged during the 2014 earthquake. When the earth rumbled and grumbled during a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Chiang Rai on May 5, 2014, there was one major victim – Wat Rong Khun, better known as The White Temple.

8 miles from home, Sacha and Jmayel discover Thainess

Sacha & Jmayel El-Haj are Professional Photographers/Videographers from the UK. They have been together since the tender age of 16 and married in June 2011 in the Moroccan Desert. For the past three years they have lived in the north of Thailand, making videos of their adventures, and, as the saying goes, living the dream. […]

Thainess(ence) discovered in Trang and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Aussies have always loved Thailand but with new destinations and attractions there is even more to enjoy and explore, as Traveltalk magazine’s Jenny Rowland recently discovered. This year, Tourism Thailand is urging travellers to look beyond the standard beach and partying delights and to delve a little deeper into the true essence of Thailand. Namely, […]

Thailand’s 12 hidden gems

This year, as part of our ‘Discover Thainess’ campaign, we want to highlight 12 hidden gems to the world – 12 provinces in the Land of Smiles that you may not have heard of, that showcase our people, society, and rich culture.

Granmonte Vineyard’s Australian connection

Australian travel writer and guest blogger Julie Miller recently met Thai winemaker Nikki Lohitnavy, and found an Australian connection. When Adelaide University student Nikki Lohitnavy returned to her native Thailand after graduation, she received a surprise gift from her parents – her own winery.