There might be an international border and a whole dash of the Malacca Strait between them, but Langkawi and Koh Lipe are well-linked by ferries and boats. In fact, the Malaysian island is one of the best jump-off points for Thailand’s southern Tarutao National Marine Park of which Lipe is a part. You can cover … Read more
So, you’re looking to make the dash down south from Krabi to Koh Lanta? Get ready to swap a bustling Thai port with a laid-back island of hidden beaches and bamboo bars where cold beers and coconuts clink with the sunset. By boat, the trip skirts the mainland coast for just over 43 kilometers, weaving … Read more
The trip from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe covers more than 140 kilometres of southern Thailand. It’ll take you across the gnarled peaks of the Banthat Mountains, through old-growth jungles swinging with macaques, and over the aquamarine Andaman Sea. The aim? To swap bustling night bazaars and spice-scented floating markets with white-sand beaches and some … Read more
While Yangon is no longer the capital of Myanmar, it remains the largest city in the country, and is a popular starting point for many visitors. Also known as Rangoon, travelers flock to the city to take in its colonial architecture, which sits side by side with stunning, ancient Buddhist temples and pagodas, some of … Read more
So, you’re going to Koh Phi Phi? Good choice. An island of rugged karst cliffs and emerald jungles that lurches straight from the azure Andaman Sea, it’s up there with the most stunning spots in all of Thailand. Thousands of travelers come this way each year in search of white sands, hotels by the beach, … Read more
Phuket is among the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand, due in part to its stunning beaches and thriving nightlife. It also offers many opportunities for island hopping and chances to explore the various national parks situated on the island. Just 60 km (37 miles) north of the northern tip of the island, you’ll find … Read more
Oh, Koh Samui – just a mention of the name is enough to conjure images of sugar-white sands, stooping coconut palms, and reggae-bouncing beach bars by the sea. If, like thousands of others, you’re looking to trade the energy of Bangkok for this Thai paradise, be sure to read on. This guide runs through all … Read more
Bangkok’s nonstop action can become exhausting and an escape to Thailand’s unspoiled coastline is a relaxing way to recharge your batteries. Situated on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, Pattaya is a beach lover’s haven that offers something for everyone. Lounge on its golden sands or partake in water sports during the day … Read more
Looking to escape the commotion of Bangkok and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and fresh beach air of Krabi? You’ve got options! The 800km journey can be done by plane, train, bus, or minibus, and prices vary depending on which option you choose. It will take you anywhere from 1.5 hours to 13 hours to find … Read more
Most travelers in Bangkok spend a handful of days in Thailand’s capital enjoying the city’s vibrant street life and bustling waterways before heading out of town in search of an entirely new adventure. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how to leave Bangkok behind and head 50-miles north to Ayutthaya, the former capital … Read more
With its crystal clear waters, stunning limestone cliffs and vibrant nightlife, Koh Phi Phi is one of Thailand’s most exciting and memorable travel destinations. There is no direct route from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi as the island does not have its own airport, so you’ll need to combine transportation methods to make the trip … Read more
This guide can help you trade the buzz and energy of the Thai capital for the glinting beaches of the country’s largest and most popular island. With info on the fastest, cheapest, and less-trodden ways to get from Bangkok to Phuket, it’s got the lowdown all travelers will need to go from pumping Khaosan Road … Read more
Hip and happening, the city of Brighton is one of the UK’s favorite seaside resorts. Popular since the 1800’s as a destination for Londoners, today Brighton attracts visitors from all over the world for its unique attractions and vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Great shopping opportunities, dining for all budgets and tastes, a beach and promenade for coastal walks, and a historic pier for classic amusements are just a few of the things you can see and do while visiting Brighton, but there’s even more than this. Our top 10 things to do in Brighton will show you why this city is so popular.
The USA’s third largest city, Chicago is a vibrant metropolis filled with striking architecture, renowned museums, fabulous shopping, and a huge variety of other attractions. It’s actually one of the most visited cities in the USA, providing something for everyone. Set on the shore of Lake Michigan, in north-east Illinois, the Windy City even has beaches that are popular during its hot summer months, while winters are cold and snowy. Even so, Chicago is a city you can visit at any time of the year as there’s always something happening here!