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.
Number 5. 10 things to do when it rains in Phuket
Of course, being tropical, you can sometimes expect rain as well as sunshine in Phuket, so we were grateful to travel blogger Holly O’Sullivan, who shared her top 10 things to do, despite the rain if you happen to be unlucky with weather. Read more
Number 4. Ethical Elephant Encounters in Thailand.
We’re really happy that there is an increased interest in the welfare of Thailand’s elephants. Elephants and Thailand are closely intertwined, having helped shape the Kingdom of Thailand. Guest blogger Julie Miller researched the best of Thailand’s ethical operators for this blog post. Read more
Number 3. Sydney get ready to celebrate Songkran!
The Songkran festival is a hugely popular event in Thailand, so this year we thought we’d give Sydneysiders a taste of the event at Darling Harbour, and let people know when and where they can experience the real thing. Read more
Number 2. Want to find the best street food in Bangkok? There’s an App for that.
Obviously street food is a big draw card for visitors to Thailand, it looks and smells so good, but of the 1000s to choose from, how do you know which vendors are worth trying out? Thankfully there’s a new app that helps! Read more
Number 1. Thailand’s 12 Hidden Gems
We’re pretty happy about this post being number one. One of our priorities this year was to highlight some of Thailand’s lesser known destinations, beyond Bangkok, Phuket and Koh Samui. We chose these 12 as they showcase our pople, society and rich culture. Read more