Destination guides

Prachuap Khiri Khan beach

Only two hours south of Bangkok, Prachuap Khiri Khan means "city in the mountains" and boasts gulf beaches and pristine national parks. It's so beautiful the Thai royal family once claimed it as an exclusive holiday destination and many of Bangkok's elite still have holiday homes in this area.
Koh Phi Phi island, Thailand

Koh Phi Phi is Thailand without many of the restrictions of religion and culture. It's Thailand for the young people, with skimpy dress codes, loud music, cool pubs, nightclubs, parasailing, dive trips and more. It's also a place of remote quiet beaches, canoeing through limestone caves, exploring deserted islands and snorkeling among coral reefs.
Tagaytay luxury clubs

Tagaytay City is one of the Philippines’ go-to destinations all year round. With its cool climate, high altitude, must-see destinations, and the scrumptious food available food at every corner, Tagaytay is definitely the place to visit.
Hua Hin Thailand beach from lookout

Hua Hin Thailand is the beach resort of choice for metropolitan Thais and expats living in Bangkok. A little over two hours by road from Bangkok, it's an easy day trip for any traveller who doesn't have Thailand's beaches and islands on their itinerary.
Ancient street in Chengdu

Chengdu is the capital city of Sichuan Province, in the central west of China. We visited Chengdu mainly to see the pandas but this city has one of the largest pedestrian shopping malls we've seen in China, lined with the most incredibly cheap boutique brand stores. It's surprising to see quality clothing at these prices outside of bootleg markets.
Independent traveler's guide to Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is not just a famous temple in Cambodia, it's an archaeological park of 800 sq metres with lots of temples and palaces built over three centuries.
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Chiang Rai Thailand

Chiang Rai is one of those places we might never have seen except that we had a spare weekend in Chiang Mai and not much planned. So we hired a car and drove the three hours north to Chiang Rai. We didn't come back for a week! And even then it was hard to leave.

Doi Suithep is one of those places you just have to go to or you can't really say you've been to Chiang Mai. On top of the mountain is Wat Phra That, a Buddist monastery built originally in the 1300s and still in use.

The Chao Praya River runs through a large part of Bangkok, so it makes sense to use the river for transport as much as...