Top 10 Things to do in Bangkok

Bangkok in Thai is called Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. In actuality the full name of the city is so long that it’ll take up 3 lines on a piece of paper (163 letters to be exact), so we’ll just stick to the English translation of Krung Thep i.e. ‘City of Angels’.(…)

Candlelight Romance: The Lantern Festival of Thailand

One of the most spectacular sights in Thailand is the Lantern festival which sees a thousand lanterns being launched in the air, carrying within themselves thoughts, hope, and a million wishes. A sky studded with glittering lights afloat in beautiful unison is the stunning sight thus formed. Popularly known as the Lanna Yi Peng festival,(…)

Top 10 Things to Do in Phuket

Sunny beaches, cool waters, warm breeze, lots of peace. Congratulations on booking a Phuket holiday. Good choice. So after you have landed and seen the beach, and lazed there till the time the locals think you have shifted her permanently, what do you do? There are hundreds of things to do in Phuket, things that(…)

Why a Wedding Ceremony in Thailand is the New Cool Thing

Thailand holidays are being eyeballed by an increasing number of couples these days, desiring to walk the aisle in style. If you want a lavish destination wedding for cheap (!), Thailand is the place to go to. The best part is that you don’t need to be a billionaire’s daughter in order to have a(…)

Krabi Calling – Top 7 Things to do in Krabi

Probably not the most popular city in Thailand, you won’t find the famed neon lights of Bangkok and Pattaya in this town. Krabi tourism is popular for its beautiful beaches and laid back tropical charm. If you think it’s a boring resort and are wondering what to do in Krabi island, you couldn’t be more(…)

The other side of Thailand - Offbeat Places to See

Thailand tourism – the wild nightlife, ladyboys, cabarets, ultimate bachelor destination; the sexy beaches, massage parlours; thai curry, tom yum soup, pad thai – couple of things that make the country so widely popular. Rampant sex tourism and great prices draw tourists to Bangkok and Phuket in hordes each year. But we’ve had enough of(…)

Bangkok’s Best Buys

Thailand has been the rage of South-East Asia for far too long now. A favourite of Indian travelers, be it families or bachelors or couples, cheap Bangkok packages clutter travel spaces everywhere. There are lots of things to do in Bangkok, here’s our pick of what to bring back from your Thai holiday, the best(…)

Walking with Tigers in Thailand

Don’t we all dream of walking with tigers? Majestic walk, an air of heroic accomplishment, eyes fixed straight ahead and a tiger walking by your side; complete with music of your choice. I watch too many films, perhaps! Well, it is a little far-fetched, but possible in a tamer way.  A place where tigers are(…)

Phuket, Inside

Some say it’s flashy, some say it’s crass, you might find it extravagant or you might find it cheesy; but it’s not in the least easy to resist the hedonistic charms of Phuket. A heady combination of top-end resorts and seedy bars, beer halls and night markets, it has something to satiate pretty much every(…)

Of Bridges & Bombs in Thailand

Movies have been made and much has been written about this place, but it barely ever makes it to the list of top places to visit in Thailand. Thailand Tourism chooses not to aggressively market it. The Death Railway ring any bells? The Burma Railway perhaps?! It’s one of the saddest chapters in recent human(…)