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Upper East River Road, North of wat polanka, Krong Siem Reap 17252, Cambodia
Secreted away in lush, sprawling gardens, hidden behind high walls on a dirt track tucked behind Wat Polanka, the intimate boutique property Maison Polanka is my favorite Siem Reap sleep. Of all the accommodation I'm experienced in Temple Town,...
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#9B Street 29, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
With more than 40 different plant species in its garden, Botanico GastroBar feels like an urban jungle. The new cafe serves excellent coffee along with homemade sugarcane rolls with anise and feta. At night, a stylish crowd comes for the globally...
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321 Sisowath Quay, រាជធានី​ភ្នំពេញ, Cambodia
Like many travelers, I am drawn to stores and shops and restaurants where my tourist dollars can help those in the the countries I am visiting. If you are in Phnom Penh, Daughters is a must-visit (and Friends deserves its outstanding reputation I...
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Old Market Bridge, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
The Passage is a lively pedestrian street in the heart of the Old Market District of Siem Reap lined with restaurants, pubs, hotels and galleries. I highly recommend the restaurant Chamkar for its Cambodian-French style vegetarian dishes that...
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Sangkat 4, Mittakpheap, Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
It sounds "too good to be true", right? No big resorts... miles of remote beaches... turquoise water... no crowds. The coastline of Cambodia is truly a tropical paradise! There are signs that things are changing, but today Otres Beach, just...
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Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Crowds may swarm upon it daily from sunrise onwards, but exposure hasn’t dulled the impact of the largest religious monument in the world. Commissioned by King Suryavarman II in the 12th century as the centerpiece of the mighty Khmer empire,...
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Tonlé Sap, Cambodia
Boys playing volleyball in the Tonle Sap River, Kampung Phluk stilt village, Cambodia.
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Angkor, Cambodia
Visitng Ta Prohm feels like you are rediscovering a lost kingdom being reclaimed by the forest. The trick is to go to Ta Prohm first, while everyone else is at Angkor Wat, and explore the crumbling ruins alone.
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Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Better known as the Tomb Raider Temple since its starring role in the Hollywood movie of the same name, Ta Prohm has at least as much star quality as Angelina Jolie. Cloaked in dappled shadow and locked in the embrace of the vast root systems that...
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Angkor, Cambodia
Figures with big faces standing in front of the arcs of Big Angkor reveals the history of the Angkor dynasty full of stories.
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Koh Chang, Ko Chang District, Trat, Thailand
Siam Hut has amazingly cheap bungalows right on the beach of Koh Chang. The bungalows come air conditioned or with fans, they have private bathrooms and there's a big communal seaside deck off the Tree House restaurant. At night they light these...
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Angkor Thom, Angkor Archeological Park, Krong Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
This Khmer temple is at the center of Angkor Thom, a 9-square-kilometer city built within the greater Angkor temple complex. It was built in the late 12th century by the Buddhist King Jayavarman VII. Of all the temples in Angkor, large and small,...
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Street 11, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Sister-cafe to Cafe Central, at the other end of the block, this big breezy spot, with its high ceilings and huge picture windows, is a wonderful spot for a laidback lunch, especially if you feel like a change from Cambodian food. The...
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Street 27, opposite Pannasastra University, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Kiwi-Cambodian chef Kethana Dunnett, who with her husband Bruce, owns Sugar Palm, one of Siem Reap's best Cambodian restaurants, offers an exclusive cooking class at the couple's home. Taught in the stunning kitchen of their traditional teak home,...
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In Siem Reap, locals eat one of a handful of dishes for breakfast - bobor (rice porridge), pork and rice, and a few soups, including Cambodia's quintessential breakfast soup, kuy teav. Found at morning markets and roadside stalls, standards vary...
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Kamphaeng Phet 3 Rd, Khwaeng Lat Yao, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
The mother of unique Bangkok retail experiences is undoubtedly Chatuchak Weekend Market, Thailand’s largest outdoor bazaar. Known as Jatujak or simply JJ, it has 15,000 stalls spread over 35 acres and sells almost everything under...
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21, 100 S Sathorn Rd, Yan Nawa, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
Bangkok might not have the most distinctive skyline in Asia, but it certainly has its share of sophisticated rooftop restaurants and bars from which to admire the metropolis. Of the numerous places for a meal or drink, three rooftops stand out....
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Bangkok, Thailand
I had already begged a woman to write down the name of her ground—what, pork?—dish that first melted my brain. She scratched a couple Thai words on my notepad. Later, I learned she’d written “lunch.” Bangkok’s...
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99 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Rd, Khwaeng Talat Bang Khen, Khet Lak Si, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10210, Thailand
Although no longer located in its original spot next to an old train line, Talad Rot Fai (aka "train market") retains every bit of its hipster appeal. Open at the weekends, the market sells everything from retro clothing to vintage motorcycle...
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Nom pao are Cambodia's steamed pork bun and they’re similar to the ubiquitous Chinese pork bun called siopao, which is found across Asia. While worth sampling, I haven’t yet found one nearly as delicious as they can be in Vietnam or China – which...
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Cambodia
During Siem Reap's monsoonal 'green season' from May to November, the endearingly dilapidated, moss-dappled temple of Beng Mealea appears even greener than ever. It's still essential to go early -- if possible, rise in the darkness to be there for...
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Banteay Srei, Cambodia
Mount Kulen, Phnom Kulen in Khmer, is a rugged mountain plateau northeast of Siem Reap that makes a great day trip any time of year, however, I love to visit during the monsoon. Most visitors to Kulen see the River of a Thousand Lingas, the...
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opposite Pannasastra University, Street 27, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
The Sugar Palm restaurant is the first Cambodian restaurant that many visitors to Siem Reap try, and it often becomes a favorite. The food is some of the most delicious, traditional, home-style Cambodian food in the country. It also happens to be...
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You’ll see curvaceous Apsara dancers adorning the walls of Angkor Wat and other temples at Angkor Archaeological Park, so do try to see a performance of Apsara dancers so you understand why these ethereal beauties were carved in stone time and...
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The-Lane, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
This low-key bar in the last traditional Khmer timber house in the heart of Siem Reap's colonial Old Market quarter is one of my favorites. This relaxed drinking spot owned by the lovely, jazz-loving Pari remains something of a secret, tucked in...
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Banteay Srei, Cambodia
The 10th century temple of Banteay Srei, known as the 'Citadel of Women', is one of the prettiest temples with intricately detailed carvings and decorative features painstakingly carved into the pink sandstone. It's also one of the most compact...
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Angkor Archaeological Park, ក្រុងសៀមរាប 17000, Cambodia
What's beautiful about the temples of Siem Reap is that each one is so unique. Angkor Thom is no exception, with its giant stone faces carved in all directions. It's breathtaking.
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Cambodia
The sprawling archaeological ruins of Koh Ker are a rewarding day trip from Siem Reap due to the number of ruins, the size of the site, and the fact that few tourists visit. I've often found myself alone at temples, or at most with just two other...
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River Rd, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
On the tree-lined banks of the Siem Reap River, in the heart of the bustling tourist town of the same name, a walled compound harks back to a more refined era. Its sloping terracotta roofs, louvered doors, and teak and basalt...
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Sojourn Lane,, Treak Village, Sojourn Ln, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Hidden away in the lush jungle south of Siem Reap, the sleepy village of Treak is home to one of Cambodia’s best-kept secrets. In such a tourist-flooded destination, it’s easy to get swept away in the sightseeing...
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Stray away from Cambodia’s tried and tested circuit with a temple safari that feels like an Indiana Jones adventure. You’ll trek into the jungles of northeast Cambodia and discover the ancient Khmer Empire beyond Angkor. Phnom Kulen National Park...
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Angkor Archaeological Park, Krong Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
Exploring an old sandstone passageway in the Bhuddist temple of Banteay Kdei (Citadel of Monks). This temple is south of the popular Ta Prohm and not as widely visited since much of the structure has collapsed. If not on a shoe string budget, I...
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Cambodia
Ancient Khmers carved phalluses into the river in hopes that the water running over them would bring fertility to the river below. This is a nice short hike to take while enjoying a picnic lunch at the top.
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49 Phra Athit Rd, Khwaeng Chana Songkhram, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Located by the Chao Phraya River and a stone's throw from the backpacker haven of Banglamphu, Sheepshank is one of Bangkok's most appealing new dining venues. Set in a former boatyard, it bills itself as a 'gastrobar' and offers a wide range of...
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Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
If you are traveling Thailand you have to try your hand at SCUBA Diving. Koh Tao, an island in the gulf of Thailand is the cheapest place in the world to learn, with calm, clear waters and the occasional whale shark sighting this is the perfect...
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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
Just another day at the office for this cured meat vendor at the Old Market, one of the largest and busiest markets in Siem Reap. On the hottest day, it's a surprisingly cool spot to wander and haggle. Pass by aisles and aisles of seafood, meat...
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Cambodia
Vestiges of European colonial settlement remain throughout much of Southeast Asia, often contrasted against more traditional hill tribe villages and always set in (cooler) rolling mountain ranges. These former frontier towns were once the summer...
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Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia
With its Bayon-style towers and walls enveloped by dense vegetation, Banteay Chhmar is a must visit and my favorite Angkor temple to visit in Cambodia. Situated about a 3 hour drive away from Siem Reap, it's a place of exceptional atmosphere,...
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Indochina
Stone Buddha statue on rear promenade of Bayon ruins near Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
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Sangker River, Cambodia
Buddhist temple and monastery in small village on the Sangker River on the way to Battambang from Siem Reap, Cambodia.
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Bangkok, Thailand
Once sported mainly by soldiers, prisoners and working class men, yantra, or sak yant, tattoos have spread to international pop and hipster culture. The traditional tattoos are believed to possess magical power to protect from harm and bring good...
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3, 2 Khao Rd, Khwaeng Wachira Phayaban, Khet Dusit, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10300, Thailand
There is nowhere else in Bangkok quite like the Siam Hotel. For starters, it’s owned and run by a Thai rock star, Kamala Sukusol, and her son Krissada. The boutique property includes mid-century timber buildings built by the legendary silk...
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Amphawa, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand
On the weekend, escape the bustle of central Bangkok for the Amphawa Floating Market, a bohemian trading post nestled along the Mae Khlong River canal network. Meander along the waterway and browse local crafts, retro kitsch, and delicious...
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NR33A, Krong Kaeb, Cambodia
A new road has made the seaside town of Kep once again a favorite weekend getaway for Phnom Penh residents and expats. Don’t leave without trying the region’s Kampot pepper–spiked crab, left, which locals enjoy at Kimly. The six-room hotel Villa...
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1 Moo 9 Baankhok Chang Patana, Nong Plup, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
A full-day journey for food and wine lovers includes an elephant ride through Hua Hin Hills Vineyard followed by a culinary experience in The Sala for wine tastings with the vineyard’s sommelier and exquisite dishes prepared by The Peninsula...
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347 Kiewkan village , Moo 6, Tambol Rimkhong, Amphur Chiang Khong,, Chiang Rai 57140, อำเภอ เชียงของ เชียงราย 57140, Thailand
Located in northern Thailand, overlooking the Mekong and into neighboring Laos, the Lanjia Lodge has only 16 rooms, in four guesthouses. The eco-friendly lodge was built in the traditional Hmong style, yet with modern comforts. Guests can spend...
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214 Tambon Ao Nang, อำเภอ เมือง Chang Wat Krabi 81000, Thailand
Located on the southern coast of Thailand not far from Krabi, the Rayavadee resort is set amid pristine wilderness. A marine national park sits offshore while cliffs surrounding the property mean it is only accessible from the sea—you’ll be picked...
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
Venture to northern Thailand and the Golden Triangle where “one-of-a-kind experience” takes on a whole new meaning. Head to one of Chiang Rai’s luxury lodges for hands-on excursions for adventures of a different kind. Ride...
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Krong Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia
Koh Rong Island is a MUST for anyone traveling in southern Cambodia. Not only is it the least developed island I visited in Southeast Asia, but if you’re willing to wade a short distance from the shore after dark, you can experience a magic like...
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135/9 Charoen Prathet Rd, ตำบล ช้างคลาน อำเภ เมืองเชียงใหม่ Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
I had no idea how badly I wanted to spend the night in teak mansion until I arrived in Chiang Mai. The Ping Nakara is, by and large, Chiang Mai's most sensational boutique hotel, but not in trendy hipster mustache boutique way. Ping Nakara is...
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152/3 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, อำเภอ เกาะลันตา กระบี่ 81150, Thailand
Koh Lanta is far from a secret Thai island - in fact, it's one of the most popular in the Andaman Sea - yet I'm always surprised by just how little most visitors explore when they visit a new place. Most visitors locate themselves at the north of...
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Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta District, Krabi, Thailand
For my money, this is the closest thing to a postcard-perfect paradise as there is in this world. Happy little clouds (-Bob Ross), blue-green ocean, mammoth limestone peaks, longtail boats swaying in the breeze, and an unending tropical sandscape....
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Ang Thong, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
It's quite a trek to the viewpoint at Ko Wua Talab, but the views out over Mu Ko Angthong National Marine park are worth the climb. It certainly doesn't feel worth it while you're scrambling over razor-sharp rocks that threaten to snap your ankles...
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This photograph was taken in Kep, Cambodia - a small seaside getaway known for its rich pepper plantations, salt fields and extraordinary crab market where locals and tourists alike go to browse, buy and eat what is considered by many to be the...
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Indochina
Vast is an understatement. Unfortunately it is also very popular. Tour buses and crowds were hard to avoid. Go early in the morning.
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Angkor Night Market St, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Packed with over 240 vendors selling hand-made Cambodian crafts, the night market of Siem Reap is hands-down one of the best places to pick up unique souvenirs. Established in 2007, and running well into the nighttime hours, the market holds an...
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73/1-2 Loi Kroh Rd., Chiang Mai, อำเภอเมืองเชียงใหม่ เชียงใหม่ 50000, Thailand
We entered into a sea of hip Buddhist art sprinkled all over the studio, amongst them trophies of recent awards from International Tattoo Conventions. The soulful Reggae Music streaming over the surround sound system and the friendly smiles of...
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10a The-Lane, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
School's out! The red dirt neighborhood road is clogged with kids and bikes. They're happy and animated and hopefully paying attention to our van perilously plying their throngs. Weaving past potholes, dogs, chickens and tuk tuks, we're on our way...
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The islands off the coast of Myanmar are one of Asia’s final frontiers for travelers seeking a remote location to explore and get ‘off the beaten track’. The Myeik Archipelago is one of my particular favorites. With so many of the 800 islands...
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I always think movies have a considerable power in establishing a location in people’s minds. If I see a movie that depicts a region with stunning scenery and amazing landscapes, I often find myself adding it to my list of dream destinations –...
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Beng Mealea, Cambodia
Your first minutes at Beng Mealea feel like you're stepping onto the set of an Indiana Jones movie. Vines and tree branches have taken over and transformed the temple into an adventurer's fantasy world. As I climbed through the outer wall of the...
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Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Yes thats right its one Ta Prohm is one of the most beautiful and best temples to visit in the Ankor Wat complex. Its reminiscent of all those Tomb Raider & Indiana Jones movies you saw when you were a kid. Here is ware you see the power of nature...
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Krong Battambang, Cambodia
Battambang, Cambodia isn't famous for much really - but what it lacks in sights, it makes up for in beautiful rural countryside and hospitable, kind people. Exploring the area on the back of a tuk tuk proved to be quite an experience as well -...
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Pathum Wan, Bangkok, จังหวัด กรุงเทพมหานคร 10330, Thailand
In addition to the trip that writer Chris Colin took from Singapore to Bangkok, E&O carries travelers on runs of similar duration with end points in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, and Vientiane, Laos. Longer rides in the retro-styled green- and-cream...
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Bayon is one of the most impressive areas of the Angkor Wat complex. Bayon's most distinctive feature is the massive, serene stone faces on the many complex's towers.
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99/9 หมู่ที่ 1 Tambon Bang Muang Mai, Amphoe Mueang Samut Prakan, Chang Wat Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
Staircase inside of the second floor of the Erawan Museum in Bangkok, Thailand. The Erawan Museum is located in Samut Prakan Province (on the outskirts of Bangkok) and was built by Lek Viriyaphant, an eccentric Thai millionaire who was also...
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Ferry, Tambon Ratsada, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
The Phuket Ferry offers short-haul excursions to the nearby islands. Phi Phi is only one hour away, or you can branch out as far as Langkawi, which is nine hours by boat. There are discounts offered on round-trip tickets.
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206-206-1, Karon Road, Tambon Karon, Amphoe Muang, Phuket, 83100, ตำบล กะรน อำเภอเมืองภูเก็ต ภูเก็ต 83100, Thailand
Situated right by the beach, Green Chilli Thai Restaurant is a great casual spot to stop at for a quick—and cheap—bite. Favorite dishes include the green curries, spicy tom yum talay soup, and tom kha gai chicken soup with coconut milk and ginger....
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62 Yaovaroj 1 Rd., Phuket VILLA1 ,Phuket 83000, ตำบล ตลาดเหนือ อำเภอเมืองภูเก็ต ภูเก็ต 83000, Thailand
This farm has an on-site restaurant serving international and Chinese food, and—of course—abalone. These slow-growing mollusks are bred in tanks, and served fresh in the restaurant.
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Angkor Thom, Cambodia
Carved bas relief on the walls of the Elephant Terrace near Angkor Thom, Cambodia.
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1/18, 1/20 Moo 6 T.Kamala Kathu Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand
Located in a secluded valley on the west side of Phuket, Thailand, the Naka is the ultimate tropical hideout. All 94 villas have private pools. From $640.
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BKK1, 18 400, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
The Anise Villa is the perfect oasis in the middle of the hot, bustling city. The rooms (and bathrooms!) are modern, clean, and comfortable, the pool area is beautiful, and the food well-prepared and tasty. In addition, the staff is extremely...
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Betong, Betong District, Yala 95110, Thailand
The Piyamit Tunnels were excavated by the Malay communists in 1976 to avoid bombardment by the Malaysian government. It served as a hide-out with resting and sleeping areas, and a cooking area. It stretches for over one kilometer (2 miles) in the...
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Ko Samet, Phe, Mueang Rayong District, Rayong, Thailand
I could watch them for hours...
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After the sun goes down on the beautiful beaches of the Phi Phi islands, the night life picks up. Kicking off the beach party, each evening at 10pm, the string of bars on the main beach at Phi Phi put on fire shows in which batons and bolos filled...
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River Road Next To Ann Kau Saa Pagoda, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Stop at the Peace Cafe for brunch to recover from a long night spent on Pub Street. Freshly made juices, rich Cambodian coffee, and a variety of healthy breakfast and lunch options are all served in a tranquil, jungle atmosphere. Get over the last...
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Pokambor St., Mondul 1, Svaydangkum Commune, Angkor, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Ta Prohm is the temple where Angelina Jolie played Lara Croft in Tomb Raider. Disturbingly many more Americans probably know where Angelina Jolie is right now and do not know where Cambodia is. Some may know the Tomb Raider temple is in Cambodia....
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145 M.2 Ao-nang , Muang Distric, Krabi Tambon Ao Nang, Amphoe Mueang Krabi, Chang Wat Krabi 81000, Thailand
On West Railay Beach, all of the island's amenities are in one central location called the Walking Street. This short, sandy street at the edge of the beach connects to a path that least to East Railay- about a 10 minute walk away. The Walking...
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Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
definitely touristy, but beautiful non the less. Before the tourists came this is where they filmed the movie the beach.
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Tatai, Cambodia
I hadn’t been awake for longer than a minute. I peeled back the tarp door to my room, walked out onto my deck, and leapt. It was an abrupt but purifying way to start the day. The cool, brackish water instantly defogged my mind, and my eyes opened...
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Tui Beach koh rong island, Kâmpóng Saôm 18300, Cambodia
Waking up early in the tropics is a must! Our first morning on Koh Rong we awoke to this view from our charming Tree House located right on the beach. Should we linger on the porch or descend to the deserted calm beach for a walk along the...
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Banteay Srei, Cambodia
We bought the 3-day pass to visit the temples around Siem Reap, then almost didn't use the 3rd day, because we were pretty much at our max of crowds & heat, not feeling very spiritual any more. We decided to spend the last day at Banteay Srei,...
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544 Moo 2 Ao Nang ,, Muang, อำเภอเมืองกระบี่ กระบี่ 81000, Thailand
Every night the fire dancer pictured above lays out his supplies in the sand and warms up for his nightly show on West Railay beach as the sun slowly sinks below the horizon. He has performed every night for the last 14 years either in Railay or...
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Khok Yang, Nuea Khlong District, Krabi, Thailand
In the Thai mecca for rock climbing, Railay Beach, my friend and I did some fantastic cliff diving. Nothing gets your adrenaline pumping like climbing up the rock face and then diving into turquoise ocean water.
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Lum Sum, Saiyok District Kanchanaburi 71150, Thailand
In principle I do not like the idea of keeping tigers at temples and allowing them to be paraded around for the delight of tourists, but when else can you get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. The only other way to be this...
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Phaknam Bay, Phi Phi Island Tambon Ao Nang, Muang Chang Wat Krabi 81210, Thailand
On the island of Kho Phi Phi, there is the usual town that greets you with bars, restaurant and easy-to-get lodging if you didn't plan ahead. However, if you are so inclined, on the far side of the island there is a veritable Smurf village that...
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Phuket, Thailand
One of the activities in Phuket is kayaking in a maze of forest, and surrounded by the trees. Of course, an expert guide will row the boat through, and let you take all the pictures you want. However, some areas are under the cave, so that you...
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148 Thetsaban 3 Alley, Tambon Bueng Sam Phan, Amphoe Bueng Sam Phan, Chang Wat Phetchabun 67160, Thailand
Apparently, if you snooze at this busy street market in Thailand, you don't lose. As this shopkeeper caught up on a few zzzz's, his customers simply picked out what they wanted, sacked it up and left money in a jar. Always trust a good customer -...
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Na Hin Lat, Pak Phli District, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand
Far outside of the bustling city of Bangkok, there is a magical place called Khao Yi National Park, a UNESCO site. Within this park are many 'hidden' waterfalls, which is not a misnomer at all, since you literally discover them as you explore the...
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Khao Phang, Ban Ta Khun District, Surat Thani 84230, Thailand
Waking early to the loud morning chorus of the Thai rainforest is an amazing experience. Whooping gibbons, honking hornbills and buzzing insects compete to fill the air waves with their loud songs to the new day. The floating bungalows on Lake...
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19/27 Moo 6, Soi Wasana, road T. Rawai, A. Mueang, ถนน วิเศษ ตำบล ราไวย์ Phuket, ภูเก็ต 83130, Thailand
Off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, in the Andaman Sea, a string of small islands plays host to a series of spectacular sea caves. Your guide will assist you, navigating your kayak between towering stone walls through a maze of narrow rock...
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Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket, Thailand
Paddling under the hongs of Phang Nga Bay. Thailand
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149/24, 149 27-28 Changklan Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
We had great fun at the night bazaar in Chiang Mai! There were so many things for sale, one of which was handmade soap like the ones here.
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150 ซอย สีลม 3 Si Lom, แขวงสีลม Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Every bowl of soup I ate on the streets in Bangkok was insanely cheap and incredibly delicious. The best way to find great street food in Bangkok? Walk a few feet and you'll practically fall over it. Stop where it smells good and people are lined...
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Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
You wouldn't expect to find a whoel street of reggae bars in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but these are really popular and to my surprise hosted the most impressive fire show in all of Thailand. Just grab a drink, sit back, and be amazed at what these...
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Phuket, Thailand
One of the water activities in the islands off Phuket is to feed the tropical fish. Those fish are "spoiled" by all the visitors who feed them bread. When you soak a piece of bread in the water, they come to you within a couple of seconds, and I'm...
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229 Moo 1, ตำบล เวียง อำเภอ เชียงแสน เชียงราย 57150, Thailand
Yes, there is something touristy about impersonating a mahout (elephant trainer) for the day. No, that does not mean you should miss The Anatara Elephant Camp. This is not a joy-ride for the faint of heart - no seat, no saddle, no riens to speak...
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Khlong Sa Bua, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
I took a train out to Ayutthaya from Bangkok for the day and rented a bike to ride around the ruins. It was great and since I went later in the day there weren't so many people. Easy to get to and a definite highlight! Just take a train from...
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Hat Kham, Mueang Nong Khai District, Nong Khai, Thailand
Forget the Budha Park in Laos this is where you want to go. Im loathed to go into too much detail about this place. If your interested in seeing over 100 giant and I really mean giant concrete Hindu, Budhist and fantasy sculptures this is the...
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Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
DJ's, stages, jump rope set on fire, waterslide set on fire, fire twirling shows, fluorescent body paint, alcohol and social travelers all gathered on one beach........ What's not to love?!
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Ko Hong, Krabi, Thailand
I was visiting the coast of Thailand and opted to see Krabi vs the well known Phuket. Even in Krabi, beaches such as Maya Beach and islands like Koh Phi Phi were very well known. I was in search of off the beaten path beaches that were stunning...
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South Sairee Beach, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84360, Thailand
Everyone who comes to Koh Tao takes a diving course, but what if your ears won't equalize properly? What if you are terrified of water, or never learned to swim? Fear not! Good Time Adventures (known locally as simply, GTA) have got a plethora of...
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Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta District, Krabi, Thailand
We wore flip-flops. This was a mistake. In fact, my husband’s sandal broke halfway through the hike and he humbly accepted the local guide’s shoe after much debate. The guide insisted my husband not go barefoot. He was right to insist, though...
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122 Charoenrat Rd., T.Watket Chaingmai Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Armed with all manner of water delivery devices travelers have been streaming into Thailand over the weekend for Songkran water festival Songkran is the country's most popular festival which celebrates the Thai New Year and refreshingly, the...
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323 ทางเลี่ยงเมืองบ้านโป่ง Tambon Tha Sao, Amphoe Sai Yok, Chang Wat Kanchanaburi 71150, Thailand
Hintok River Camp @Hellfire Pass is a unique tented Camping Resort & Hotel at Hellfire Pass in River Kwai,Kanchanaburi,Thailand.
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390 Moo 2, Ao Nang Beach, Muang, Krabi 81000 Tambon Ao Nang, Amphoe Mueang Krabi, Chang Wat Krabi 81180, Thailand
This is where to go. You will need to get yourself to Krabi, Au Naug or Phuket on the south western coast and then take a boat. There is no other way to get here.
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24 Sukhumvit 53 Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Two of the cooks who worked with me at Nahm in London opened a dinner-only spot named Bo.lan. Bo and Dylan prepare traditional but often hard-to-find dishes, such as stir-fried chicken thighs with bamboo shoots, and red curry of pork hock. —David...
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Ko Rok Noi, Ko Libong, Kantang District, Trang, Thailand
Situated further south than the well trod karst crags of Krabi and Rai Leh are a pair of tiny islands more known for diving than climbing. But in recent years a number of sport routes have been established, ranging from moderate to difficult...
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Song Phraek, Mueang Phang-nga District, Phang-nga 82000, Thailand
Go on a family-friendly adventure in the whitewater rapids of the Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary. The banks of the Khlong Song Phraek river provide lush forest scenery as you paddle your way down the mountain river. You may get soaked, but it will...
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Song Phraek, Mueang Phang-nga District, Phang-nga 82000, Thailand
In Thai culture, elephants are sacred and symbolize good luck. Explore the jungle in Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary atop one of these noble beasts, and it’s possible some good luck will rub off on you. Hang on tight, as some of the terrain gets...
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Koh Chang, Ko Chang District, Trat, Thailand
Unfortunately, my boat trip didn't schedule a longer stop at beautiful Ko Wai in the Gulf of Thailand. There was enough time to grab some ice cream and visit the sea turtle hatchery on the island.
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Ko Mak, Ko Kut District, Trat, Thailand
We anchored off Ko Mak for the night and the next day group I was with rented scooters while I decided to spend the morning kayaking, having a massage on the beach, swimming, and relaxing on deck with the boat to myself. Ko Mak is beautifully...
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Ko Lipe, Satun, Thailand
Koh Lipe is up and coming, while it is recently becoming more and more popular on the tourist trail, for the moment at least, it still holds a sense of isolation. Surrounded by Thailand's largest marine park the area offers literally hundreds of...