If you’re heading to Krabi, the two limestone peaks of Khao Khanap Nam are definitely a sight worth seeing. Located along the Krabi River, the peaks sit side by side as the gateway to the region, each jutting out some 100 meters from the water.
The Songkran Festival that coincides annually with the Thai New Year is, among other things, a no holds barred water fight that has left many an unsuspecting tourist scrambling to find a towel. Traditionally, young Thais have long celebrated the lunar new year by seeking the blessing of their elders by pouring scented water over their hands (and bathing images of the Buddha), after which all bets are off and a good-natured aquatic battle ensues.
The nightlife in Pattaya has become internationally renowned as one of Thailand’s most liveliest party hotspots. While its relatively vibrant in North Pattaya and livelier still in the centre, much of the after-dark action is concentrated in South Pattaya.
Catching a show is one of the highlights of Phuket’s nightlife. Seeing a show in Phuket is also a great alternative to the area’s bar and club scene, as most of the shows are family-friendly. If you’re looking for a great night out, here are some of the best-loved shows in Phuket along with just what makes them so popular.
Once a quiet agricultural island, Koh Samui has since grown into a beachy haven popular with both families and backpackers alike. This Thai island is not only a place to laze on the beach with the waves lapping at your toes though – the adventurous traveler will find much to get their adrenaline pumping.