If you’re planning on hill-tribe trekking in Chiang Rai, it’s not quite as simple as booking onto a tour or even grabbing a guide and heading straight out to explore the tribal villages. There are certain things that it’s not only good to know, but that it is essential to be aware of before visiting any tribal village in northern Thailand. The Chiang Rai Hilltribe Museum provides an insight into local life in the Mekong’s tribal communities and is an important stop before heading off on your hilltribe trek.
Category: Things To Do
January 13, 2015
Koh Lanta actually refers to a number of islands that are sprinkled in the Andaman Sea just off the coast of Krabi in southern Thailand. The island you need to know about however is Koh Lanta Yai, the largest of this archipelago and your base for a few days, a few weeks – or perhaps a few months if island life really gets beneath your skin.
January 6, 2015
Known locally as Naka Market, the Phuket Weekend Market is located just outside Phuket Town along Chao Fa West Road. Essentially, it’s a bustling jumble-sale of a place selling everything from second-hand goods and pirate DVDS to fake designer handbags and… barbequed insects! Just strolling around the Phuket Weekend Market is an experience in itself, but you’ll inevitably find something to purchase among its colorful stalls so it’s well worth polishing up on your bartering skills before you set off.
December 30, 2014
There are plenty of options for yoga in Phuket, with many established yoga centers and specialist retreats, along with dozens of private instructors to choose from. From luxury resorts with complete holistic programmes and accommodation included, to drop-in classes for those just looking to dip their toes in, here’s the lowdown on where to find the best yoga in Phuket.
December 16, 2014
Chiang Mai enjoys a unique setting along the banks of the Ping River. Surrounded by mountains and rice fields, cycling is truly the best way to explore a place like Chiang Mai. Walking limits the range of what you can discover in any one day and anything with a motor just isn’t the same. From getting around the walled old town and visiting the temples, to exploring all that lush countryside, here are a few reasons why you won’t regret hiring a bike in Chiang Mai.
December 2, 2014
Mini Siam in Pattaya is one of those Thailand attractions that’s ever so slightly peculiar yet manages to be incredibly popular. A miniature theme park of sorts, Mini Siam is home to almost a hundred miniature models of popular sites and iconic landmarks from all over the world, from Thailand’s own Temple of the Emerald Buddha to London’s Tower Bridge.