Thai Hua Museum in Phuket.

Must-See Museums in Phuket

Many mistake Phuket as simply a tourist-centric beach getaway, but the island has a rich and fascinating history, having been on well-established trade routes since ancient times. Glimpses of the old Phuket can be found all around the island, usually away from the crowded beach areas. Get yourself up to speed with the local history at these must-see museums in Phuket.

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June 16, 2015 by
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Mon Jam

Visiting Mon Jam

If you find yourself in Chiang Mai, taking a trip to Mon Jam in the Mae Rim district is worth your while. Located around a 40-minute drive from Chiang Mai, you’ll find this scenic viewpoint in the village of Mong Nong Hoi. Here’s why you shouldn’t miss it:

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June 2, 2015 by
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The Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth

If the name Sanctuary of Truth sounds lofty and grand, it’s fitting. Made entirely of wood, this mighty structure sits right on the beach in the northern part of Pattaya. Here’s why you should pay it a visit.

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May 5, 2015 by
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Visiting Warorot Market

Just moments from the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Warorot Market couldn’t be more different from its nighttime neighbor. For one thing, Warorot Market is an early riser, opening in the morning and building a steady momentum until it’s a hive of busy daytime activity. It’s also much more of a local experience than the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, catering to locals but attracting curious, bargain-hunting tourists nonetheless.

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April 21, 2015 by
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Things to do in Krabi Town

Tiger Cave Temple

If you ever find yourself in Krabi Town, you’d be forgiven for thinking there’s not much going on at first glance. It’s a chilled out market town, not especially easy on the eye, and most people simply use it as a launchpad to the south islands nearby. Look a little deeper though and you’ll find that not only does it have its own distinct brand of local rustic charm, but that there are in fact plenty of things to do in Krabi Town.

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April 7, 2015 by
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The Opium Trail Trek from Chiang Mai

Phra That Doi Suthep Temple

Trekking is one of the most dangerous activities you can take part in in Northern Thailand – but not for the reason you might think. Nope, it’s not treacherous conditions, nor menacing animals, nor unwelcoming tribes. The danger in trekking in the popular hiking hotspot of Northern Thailand is the high risk of disappointment from overcrowded trails, tourist gimmicks, exploitation of local villagers, shoddy tour operators, and total lack of flora and fauna sightings. We were determined not to fall victim to any of them. So we booked Viator’s Opium Trail Trek through Doi Suthep National Park, and braced ourselves.

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March 24, 2015 by
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