Cruising the Mae Ping River is one of the delights of visiting northern Thailand. The river itself flows through both Chiang Mai’s rural and urban areas, making for an interesting river cruise that takes in the diversity of Chiang Mai and its surrounds.
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January 14, 2014
If you’re planning a trip to Thailand you’re likely conjuring images of paradise islands with stretches of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. While you’d be right to expect some of the best beaches the world has to offer, they’re not the only natural beauty that Thailand has in store. Here are eight of the most beautiful places in Thailand, including those idyllic islands, but also a few places that are miles from the sea.
December 31, 2013
The idyllic island of Koh Larn sits tantalisingly in the Gulf of Thailand just west of Pattaya and makes for a perfect day trip from the mainland. Known as Coral Island, here you can spend the day swimming, snorkeling or indulging in a range of watersports.
December 17, 2013
Bangkok may be bustling, but for many the nightlife in Phuket rivals the capital as Thailand’s number one partying hotspot. The area of Patang, and in particular Bangla Road, has become synonymous with bar culture, cabaret acts, live bands and extravagant shows.
December 3, 2013
From Burma, the Mae Kok River runs into the north of Thailand and through the heart of Chiang Rai, before finally joining the mighty Mekong River.
November 19, 2013
Most visitors come to Pattaya for the beach, which makes perfect sense since the beaches here are wonderful, but there’s more to this Thai city than sun and sand. When you get tired of that same old sun lounger, there are a few suggestions for off-the-beach things to do in Pattaya.