Vietnam is a beacon for people looking for natural beauty, the great outdoors, stunning scenery, and opportunities for walking and trekking. Trekking in Vietnam is varied and always wonderful, particularly in northern Vietnam where there are many different places to visit for different walks of varying difficulties.
Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is a bustling, busy, colorful and chaotic city packed with plenty to see and do. Find out the best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with this quick guide.
If you have visited the Philippines you will probably have travelled through the capital, and if you plan to visit the country this is one city you need to stop off in. Manila offers color, life, culture, fun, and history – and plenty of interesting things to do.
Many travellers go straight in and out of Angkor Wat when they are visiting Cambodia, eager to explore the ancient temples this country is most famous for. But Cambodia certainly has much more to offer than the spectacular Angkor Wat.
When you think about Vietnam you probably think about temples, or food, or history. You probably don’t think about outdoor adventures. Vietnam is not well-known as an adventure destination – but it’s actually a great place to enjoy an adrenaline-fueled vacation.
Seoul is a one-of-a-kind destination with plenty to offer, from excellent food to amazing shopping, fascinating culture to modern attractions. You’ll never be short of something fun and interesting to do in Seoul. But if you haven’t got unlimited time, where do you go and what do you choose?
Thailand is famous for its cuisine, culture, gorgeous beaches, and excellent diving. This welcoming country provides all you need for a fun-packed diving vacation, with beautiful scenery, vibrant nightlife, relaxing resorts, and some fine underwater attractions.
So you’ve decided to come to Pattaya – but you only have two days. Perhaps you are en-route to another Thailand destination, or maybe you just want a few days’ break from the big city. Pattaya in Thailand offers plenty to see and do. You’ll struggle to see it all in two days so you need to prioritize. Here are some ideas to show you where to go and what to do it Pattaya when you’re pressed for time.
Some select spots around Samui offer beautiful snorkeling and gentle swimming, where you can investigate an underwater landscape that’s just like swimming in an aquarium. Most of the best snorkeling spots in Samui are located in small coves off hidden beaches, so it may take a little time and effort to reach them. But your efforts will be rewarded. Find out more about Samui snorkeling here.
Thailand has traditionally been the best place to travel as a backpacker. It’s a wonderfully diverse country with plenty to see and do, with fantastic white-sand beaches, culture, heat, and the best bars to relax in at the end of the day. Plus, traveling in Thailand is cheap and simple. If you’ve never backpacked in Thailand, now is the time.
Bangkok may be more famous for its skyscrapers and cityscape, malls and restaurants, there are still places in the hectic city where you can enjoy the outdoors. You may have to travel a short distance to find some green space, but it is there for the taking. And you will also find spots to relax under the sun, or be active playing sports outdoors.
Looking for a vibrant, exciting location for your next city break vacation? It’s hard to beat Bangkok with all its breathtaking atmosphere and mix of ancient and modern. Bangkok is lively, chaotic, and completely individual – you won’t encounter a city like this anywhere in the world.
Hua Hin is the perfect place to be if you want to do more than lie on the beach on your trip to Thailand. While the beach is perfect in Hua Hin, sometimes you want to do more with your family. Luckily in Hua Hin you have a range of options for fun, exciting family activities.
The charming resort town of Hua Hin in Thailand is not very large, so it is certainly not difficult to get around. Exploring the center of the town is easy as it is compact and convenient, and getting further afield is also a simple matter. Here’s what you need to know about transport and getting around in Hua Hin.
You’ll want to stay close to the pool and the beach for most of the time you are on vacation in Koh Samui, but there are moments when you’ll want to explore a bit further. Koh Samui is not a huge island but you can’t walk everywhere – you’ll need a little extra help from some in-island transportation: public transport and privately hired choices. Whether you get around on a bike, in a car, by songthaew or bus, here’s what you need to know about transportation in Koh Samui.
We’re here to help with our quick guide to what to wear in Thailand. Get tips for what to wear at the beach, at the pool, and at the temples. Pack these essentials and you’ll be ready to enjoy your vacation, whatever the weather and whatever activities you take part in.
Do you only have one day in Bangkok? If you are passing through on your way to Phuket or Koh Samui, or you have a layover during your international flight, there’s plenty you can see and do in one day or even one evening. Bangkok is so busy and active; you’ll never be short of activities or things to see. The difficult thing is deciding what exactly to do. It would be a shame to miss out! Don’t panic – we are here to help with our pick of recommended quick activities in Bangkok when you don’t have much time to spare.
Thailand has many different festivals and celebrations going on all through the year, and in Hua Hin there is no exception. A visit to Hua Hin that coincides with one of these special celebrations makes your stay even more fun and fascinating. Read on to discover what you can expect in any month of the year when you visit Hua Hin.
Koh Samui has rapidly been making a name for itself as the Thai island for complete rest, relaxation and well-being. Koh Samui spas are top class and you can choose from a variety of ways of being pampered, from five star resorts to boutique yoga retreats. Find rejuvenating hot stone massage, body wraps, holistic healthcare and – of course – Thai massage. Take a look at these spas, health centers and retreats for your next healthy Koh Samui vacation.
When you only have vacation time in the summer months like July and August, and you want to come to Phuket, should you do it? July is in the rainy season, so is it good to come to Phuket in July? Phuket is an all-year vacation destination and it is true that there is a dry season which tends to be more popular. But you can get good weather at any time, and score excellent value accommodation outside of peak season. Here is our guide to what’s good about Phuket in every month of the year.