Tag: thailand

Discovering Local River Life on a Bangkok Canal Tour

Bangkok is one of my favourite cities. During a visit in October last year I was lucky enough to go on a long tail boat cruise through Bangkok’s canals – and it was a real eye-opener. It’s not a well-known tourist activity, and I...

Hotel Review: Aloft Bangkok Sukhumvit 11

I love a good design hotel. Any property that breaks out of the boring cookie-cutter mould to deliver something new or exciting is doing something right in my books. One brand making waves in this space is Aloft Hotels, a part of Starwood. Created...

Where to find street art in Bangkok

Bangkok is internationally renowned as a mecca for food, shopping, and nightlife, but there’s a new reason starting to make a name for itself – street art. Out of the shadows and into the light, Bangkok’s emerging street art scene is one of the...

Airline Review: THAI 787 Dreamliner Economy Class

I’ve done a fair bit of airline travel in South East Asia in the last few years, but there’s one national carrier I’ve wanted to try but never had a opportunity – THAI. Needing to remedy that, I recently climbed onboard their...

Project Aloft Star shines a light on emerging talent

I’ve always believed when an opportunity comes along, you should take it. So when Aloft Hotels and MTV Asia invited me to attend the South East Asia finals of their Project Aloft Star 2016 music competition, I jumped at it. Held at the über trendy...

Hotel Review: Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

Phuket is one of the most popular destinations for Aussie travellers, and it being our first trip to Thailand, we couldn’t say no to a few days there. First impressions on arrival though, it wasn’t quite the tropical escape we’d been...

Sri Panwa’s new addition

Though you probably don’t need another reason to visit Sri Panwa, the luxury Thai resort you’ve been dreaming of your whole life, the powers that be have added a new precinct with 30 Pool Suites and Penthouses to tempt you over. Continuing the...

Elephant herd arrives in Bangkok

Bangkok’s cute factor has just gone up enormously, with a herd of 88 brightly coloured elephant statues arriving to take part in the Elephant Parade Bangkok – the world’s largest open air art exhibition. Listening to this...