The heavenly Maya Bay in Phi Phi Islands is currently closed indefinitely, but don’t let that crush your tropical dream. While the Thai government is guarding this southern gem in order for the ecosystem to restore itself, there are other great choices for island hopping in Southern Thailand. Jaw-dropping islands fill both Andaman and Thai Gulf coastlines… Read more »

Dubbed the second most crowd-pleasing Thai festival (after Songkran), you might have already come across the classics of Loy Krathong Festival or the Festival of Lights. The dreamy scene of candlelit floating Krathong and anecdotes on the River Goddess’s grace and the sail away of your bummers are everywhere. But did you know about the… Read more »

Been looking for the right place to stay in Bangkok but got a bit overwhelmed? We’ve been through the same problem while finding the best area to stay in Bangkok. We feel you and that’s why we’ve come up with our five favorite neighborhoods in Bangkok to help you. They aren’t only friendly to your wallet but… Read more »

Bangkok is huge and brimming with all kinds of different activities. Many travelers plan 3 days in Bangkok, especially if it’s their first time. If you’re also a first timer, temples and red-light districts will probably spring to mind, but ever wonder about the hidden gems that are unforgettable in their own ways? Our 3-day… Read more »

Whether you’re getting a bowl of Thai noodle at a busy street stall or nibbling Pad Thai in a candlelit riverside restaurant, you’ll very likely find four permanent residents on any Thai table. Yes, those small ceramic or metal cups with mysterious-looking seasonings inside. One of them is clearly sugar, but ever wonder what the… Read more »

No split from bananas! Thais and bananas are good old friends. A banana tree is, literally and figuratively, so fruitful that its dub name ‘The Giving Tree’ is nowhere near an overstatement. For instance, the long and strong banana midribs were play horses for many Thai grandparents. You might need a little imagination. Don’t forget… Read more »