Thailand

Bangkok, beach & beyond

  In September our own Lena Nielson journeyed to Thailand to meet the locals, explore its highlights and to discover some hidden gems too. Setting out from Bangkok she wandered around colourful market stalls, walked along historic Hellfire Pass and stayed … Continue reading

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Top 10 things to do in Thailand

  If you are planning your dream holiday to the ‘Land of Smiles’ and are wondering where to start, here’s our pick of the top 10 things to see and do in Thailand. Whether its losing track of time in Bangkok, trekking … Continue reading

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The River Kwai

  Nestled amongst verdant hills, beautiful lakes, rivers and waterfalls, the small town of Kanchanaburi is a popular escape from the hubbub of Thailand‘s capital city. But what has really put Kanchanaburi on the map is the town’s signature landmark, the infamous … Continue reading

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Street food of Bangkok

  There is so much more to Thailand than palm-fringed beaches, ancient temples and friendly hill tribes, for in the city adventurous foodies will find respite in its fragrant and delicious street food. Around every corner you are bound to find … Continue reading

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This is the time for Thailand

  In May our very own Mark Prymier travelled to Southeast Asia on our 10 day Time for Thailand group tour and in this week’s photo showcase Mark tells us about some of the highlights of his trip. Setting out from … Continue reading

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Discover Chiang Mai, Thailand

  Situated in the picturesque foothills of northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is an enticing mix of natural beauty, modern city and historic architecture. Fancy boutique hotels rub shoulders with centuries-old pagodas and temples, remnants of the city’s legacy as an ancient … Continue reading

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Tuk-Tuks, Cyclos and Songthaews

Thailand offers a wonderful array of experiences for the intrepid traveller. The pungent and spicy food, the vivacity of life and colour on its streets, the variety of cultures among its people, stunning beaches, ancient ruins and magnificent temples. Aside … Continue reading

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Wat Rong Khun – The White Temple of Chiang Rai

On the outskirts of Chiang Rai sits Wat Rong Khun, or the White Temple. This beautiful intricately designed white and silver masterpiece is still in the making, however what has been done so far is simply spectacular says Ann Amies … Continue reading

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The Railway Man

The Railway Man follows the story of Eric Lomax, one of the many thousands of men who were forced to work on the infamous Death Railway during World War II. The storyline jumps between that of an older Lomax, struggling … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Thailand

  With friendly hill tribes, golden temples, intoxicating cities and palm-fringed beaches, it it isn’t surprising that Thailand has earned itself the nickname ‘The Land of Smiles’. This video of the week features a beautiful compilation of shots that demonstrate … Continue reading

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