Thailand

Off the beaten path in Bangkok: 7 Top Things that locals love 

Bangkok’s Best Green Space Bangkok might be hellishly hectic but the city boasts a surprising number of green zones where you can reenergise, exercise and chill out. Covering more ground than you could explore in a day is Chatuchak Discovery Garden – a whopping 112 hectares of lotus ponds, picnic grounds, al fresco gyms, a butterfly house........Read More

Cycling Southeast Asia with Kids

Our NEW guide to cycle touring Malaysia, Southern Thailand and Java (with your kids on board). Why cycling? It’s difficult to describe the inescapable freedom of travelling the world by bicycle: of waking up and packing your gear, throwing a leg over your trusty bike and just cycling away to anywhere you want to go. There’s no haggling over a taxi........Read More

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5 places that will blow your mind in 2017

  Want to find yourself exploring the hottest destinations in Southeast Asia this year? Step off the beaten track and find out why Wild Travel Story named these the best places to discover in 2017. BAGAN, Myanmar What makes Myanmar’s most extravagant temple site one of the hottest destinations in Southeast Asia for 2017? Jump aboard a slow........Read More

Thailand’s Khao Ok Thalu

This rugged limestone outcrop, fringed by forest and tamed by a steep, concrete staircase of some 1000 steps, adds some serious ‘Wow factor’ to the otherwise sleepy town of Phattalung in Southern Thailand. Plenty of limestone spires pierce the horizon around Phattalung, but Khao Ok Thalu turns the most heads. It’s named for a gaping hole........Read More

Train Jumping

 
Riding the slow train with our bikes from the Malay-Thai border north to Phattalung to skip the supposedly dangerous part of southern Thailand that our travel insurance won’t cover us for. No one spoke English and we were the centre of attention but it was all very friendly. Off the tourist route? You bet!