Thailand

6 Fun Family-Friendly Attractions in Pattaya, Thailand

Posted on January 1, 2018

Pattaya doesn’t immediately come to mind as a family-friendly reputation, owing to its reputation as a seedy beachside getaway since American soldiers participating in the Vietnam War arrived in the 1960s, transforming what was formerly a sleepy fishing village into a built-up conurbation bustling with cabarets, nightclubs and massage parlors. But on a recent familiarization tour organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand – The Philippines Branch Office, in conjunction with the maiden flight of the Cebu-Bangkok route of Philippine Airlines,Read More

Philippine Airlines Now Flies Cebu-Bangkok!

Posted on December 31, 2017

Amidst public demand for the route, Philippine Airlines now flies non-stop thrice weekly between Cebu and Bangkok, starting December 2. PR728 departs Mactan-Cebu International Airport at 9:25 PM every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport at 12:10 AM local time; while PR579 leaves Bangkok at 1:30 AM every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving at 6:15 AM. The new route brings southern Philippines closer to Thailand, our Southeast Asian neighbor known for its distinctive culture, fiery cuisine, andRead More

7 Reasons Why W Bangkok is the Coolest Place to Stay

Posted on December 21, 2017

One of the most stylish hotels I’ve stayed in is W Bangkok from the W hotel chain marketed towards a young, modern and fashionable crowd. From its trendy location to its luxurious Thai-inspired interiors, this 31-storey five-star luxury hotel sure knows how to turn up the wow factor. True to its signature global brand, here are 7 reasons why W Bangkok is the coolest place to stay in the city: It’s centrally located amidst trendy districts. It’s all about location,Read More

7 Instagram-Worthy Things to Do in Chiang Mai

Posted on January 29, 2017

With its cooler weather, slower pace and mountainous surroundings, the northern counterpart of Chiang Mai offers a wonderful respite from the frenetic sprawl of Bangkok in Thailand. As you explore beautiful and laid-back “Rose of the North”, share your travel experiences online with the following unique and eye-catching attractions and activities. (Don’t forget to hashtag #amazingthailand, #tourismthailand and #TATPhilippines!) All in a day's work at @na_nirand. đź’Ş #amazingthailand #tourismthailand #tatphilippines #chiangmai #thailand #juicekothai #chiangmaiforever #eazytraveler #experiencechiangmai A post shared by EdgarRead More

6 Great Reasons Why You Should Visit Nan Province, Thailand

Posted on July 1, 2016

Off the radar of most travelers, the little-known province of Nan in northern Thailand offers a great alternative to touristy destinations like Chiang Mai and a more relaxing gateway for onward travels to the neighboring country of Laos. Situated along the Nan River, the provincial capital of the same name is located 668 km north of Bangkok, and can be reached in 10 hours by bus or an hour’s flight on AirAsia Thailand from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport. Here are six greatRead More

Ko Kret: Bangkok’s Island Getaway

Posted on August 2, 2011

Bangkok is an urbanite’s dream. But when one needs to tune out from the backpacker abandon of Khao San, or the manic consumerism of Chatuchak or even the irresistibly neon fantasies of Patpong, there’s an “island” oasis upriver where, surprisingly, rural life still rolls by at a relaxing pace. Ko Kret is best explored on two wheels! To start with, Ko Kret (Koh Kred), the island I’m taking about wasn’t an island until the late 17th century when a canalRead More