Songkran 2017 - Thai new year - is a great time to mix it with the local Thai people and have some fun on the streets. Our city by city guide to Songkran will help you decide where and how to spend your time.
Sukhumvit is one of the newer areas of Bangkok, having been developed from farming land in the last 50 years to cope with the rapid growth of the city. It's now one of the real estate hotspots in Bangkok with soaring property values and easy access to the booming financial district of Silom.
My other half can't walk 100 metres without needing to find a toilet! And boy does she find some beauties!! No she has not had a monkey sit in her lap while using a public toilet, but she's had lots of other adventures. So this is for you, my love, the Traveler's Guide to Finding and Using Public Toilets in Bangkok.
Pai is a bohemian outpost in the Mae Hong Son district of Northern Thailand. It's very different to most places in Northern Thailand because it's been well established on the hippy trail for decades. This has strongly influenced how Pai has developed and the quirky nature of the town.
The Jade Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew) is located in the north east corner of Grand Palace in Bangkok. It is Thailand's most famous Buddhist temple and one of Thailand's three national treasures. But the Jade Buddha didn't always live in the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
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