In this age of digital devices, one can quickly and easily record moments and share them on social media and other platforms. But there will always be something special about doing it the old way: jotting down your thoughts on a piece of paper for you and others to reminisce over in the years to…Read More
Pretty much no one leaves a country in SE Asia without paying a visit to one of its malls, and Thailand is no exception. Whether you just want to window shop, or you’re looking for some new clothes to take home, going to a mall is part of the holiday. MBK Centre Mall, short for Mah Boon Krong (MBK) is probably Bangkok’s most famous mall.
Nestled in the Marine National Park of the eastern Gulf of Thailand, Koh Mak is a small tropical island in Trat province. Situated just 20 kilometers south of Koh Chang, this quiet haven is just 16 km2, which makes small enough to explore by foot and easy enough to travel across by bike or moped.…Read More
Thailand is home to many famous beach getaways, but one of my favorites is Railay Beach (Rai Leh). Limestone cliffs besiege this peninsula, which lies between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang, and the only means of reaching this precious gem is by boat. Home to white sand and far-reaching views out to the…Read More
Thailand is famous for its night markets, temples, cheap eats, and majestic beaches, but surfing… in Thailand, really? Yep. Believe it or not, you can catch some pretty rad waves in the Land of Smiles. But not all beaches offer equal swell. You need to know where to surf and the best time of year…Read More
Koh Samui is the second largest island in Thailand and is a go-to place for tourists who want the best beaches in the country and the most island-like experience, with all mod cons. From white-sand beaches, rock formations, waterfalls, and jungle views to man-made culturally-inspired structures such as temples and pagodas, Koh Samui is a…Read More
Khao San Road – In a Nutshell: A one-kilometer stretch of strip located in the circle of the Old City, Khao San Road is close to Ratchadamnoen Avenue, which connects the area to many cultural and historical destinations in Bangkok. Translated as “milled rice”, KSR used to be a market street where Thailand’s staple crop…Read More
Those living or traveling in Thailand should be aware of the need to protect their online privacy. For a number of years I have been advising my readers to take caution and protect their identity with a virtual private network (VPN). However, recent developments have drawn attention to the fact that we need to be…Read More