Ayutthaya - the ancient capital of Siam - is only a stone's throw from Bangkok, making it a perfect day-trip destination. Here is my half-day itinerary that will take you off the beaten track but still immersive with the city's historical charms to prove there are a lot more to explore over there.
Category - Travel Guide
Staycation is big in Bangkok in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is how local luxury hotels are coping with the situation. We have stayed in three top-tier hotels in the middle of Bangkok, and here is our story.
Khanom Chin or fermented rice noodle is a staple throughout Thailand. But in the south, they do it with a spectacular fanfare, with a table brimmed with assorted vegetables as side trimmings. A delicious rite of passage if you are in the area.
Ratchaprapha Dam in Khao Sok National Park of Surat Thani, south of Thailand, is a dreamy, picture-perfect destination. We stayed one night there, on a raft, experiencing the naked and pure nature as it is.
Ko Samui is one of Thailand's most popular islands of the South. In our recent roadtrip, we took a ferry there and spent six fabulous days basking in the sun and eat a lot of delicious local foods. Here is our small and delicious guide to the island. Enjoy!
Similan Islands are part of Mo Ko Similan National Park in Phang Nga that was established back in 1982 before including Ko Ta Chai in 1998. The annual tourism season to the archipelago begins in October throughout May each year, before being closed in other months for restoration during the monsoon season.