The best small towns in Thailand

The best small towns in Thailand

Thailand's big cities, like Bangkok or Chiang Mai are great tourist destinations because they are a bustle of activity that rarely stops for even a moment, and night and day there is something to keep you busy, whether it is sightseeing, exploring or enjoying the nightlife. There are many strange and wonderful things to see in cities like this, but urban life in Thailand can also be more serene and relaxing than that, without actually becoming boring. Small town life has its interesting expe... [ read more ]

The most unusual sights in Bangkok

The most unusual sights in Bangkok

Bangkok can be described as noisy, bewildering, crowded, vivid and colorful - and anything but boring. Even the most 'traditional' seeming sights like temples and shrines can surprise you, and just walking down a street on a regular afternoon will not go by without discovering something unusual or interesting. Simply put, the Thai capital is one of the most interesting places on the planet, and even when you thought that you've seen it all, you can still stumble upon something that you would... [ read more ]

The best sights in Bangkok

The best sights in Bangkok

There are several areas in which Bangkok excels, like lovely temples, nightlife and street food, but that doesn't mean that there's nothing else to hold your interest in the Thai capital. As flighty and entertainment-oriented as Bangkok might seem, the city has a powerful culture and rich history. There are hundreds of sights in Bangkok, some of the modern, some of them very old, and all of them very interesting. So get your fill of Thai culture and history by visiting some of the best sight... [ read more ]

Thailand's Monkey Buffet Festival

Thailand’s Monkey Buffet Festival

Thailand's festivals are always fascinating, always worth attending, and most of the time really fun. But they can seem a bit weird too, although that never negates the fun part. One of the strangest Thai festivals that was ever celebrated in the famous Monkey Buffet Festival held every year in the city of Lopburi in Lopburi Province, one of the country's central provinces. Although the Monkey Buffet Festival doesn't have any deep cultural or religious roots, it is a way to celebrate the loc... [ read more ]

The best party islands in Thailand

The best party islands in Thailand

Koh Phangan might be the official party island of Thailand, thanks to the ever increasing popularity of the New Moon and Half Moon parties, but this idyllic island is not the only island in Thailand where you can party till you drop. For those who like dancing, music and fun, there are few things more entertaining than island hopping in Thailand in search of the craziest parties you can find. Beach parties give the best of two worlds: the breeze, the sound of the ocean, sand, and music and p... [ read more ]

Vegetarian travel in Thailand

Vegetarian travel in Thailand

Being a vegetarian on the road is never an easy task, especially in countries where meat is such an integral part of the diet that you can't find any proper vegetarian dishes at restaurants and you have to make do with side dishes and salads. Not only it is annoying to eat the same dishes all the time, but as a vegetarian you tend to miss out on the culinary part of the whole travel experience. But that's fortunately not the case in Thailand, where meat does make an appearance in many dishes... [ read more ]