All travel reviews
29 Nov 2012 :
Kasemsarn was the first hotel to open in the town of Chanthaburi. A major renovation scheme which recently finished has transformed the look and feel of this 50-year-old establishment, turning into a modern, cosy, boutique-style property.
Located in the heart of the town...
15 Nov 2012 :
Amari Hua Hin is a 223-room modern-style property located near a stretch of Khao Takiab beach, about 220km south of Bangkok. This newly opened four-star hotel offers accommodation choices and facilities to suit romantic holidaymakers, families and business travellers. It boasts...
01 Nov 2012 : Museum charts Chinese migration
Mention Phuket and you immediately think of its beaches. But, surely, Phuket has other points of interest even if they don't come to mind as readily. One of them is exploring its history, and for that there's no better place than the Phuket Thai...
01 Nov 2012 :
Located far from the busy beaches of Koh Samui, X2 (pronounced "cross to") Samui sits on a 2-hectare site next to secluded Hua Thanon strand. Previously the site of some simple holiday bungalows, the new owners incorporated that land-use idea into their designs when planning th...
25 Oct 2012 :
Located in a small lush garden near one of Bangkok's busiest areas, Century Park is a 380-room high-rise hotel. Stepping into the lavish yet cozy lobby, you will be impressed by a large traditional mural painting. Through the lobby's floor-to-ceiling glass windows, you ...
18 Oct 2012 :
This time last year much of the Chao Phraya River basin was inundated by the historic flood and this small riverside resort, one of my favourites, was no exception. Although I heard the place reopened a few weeks after the flood waters receded, I never had the chance to revisit...
11 Oct 2012 :
The Riva Surya Bangkok retains the history of Chao Phraya River boats in a newly opened modern hotel. Previously it has been a home, apartment complex, and now is a 68-room boutique hotel. Officially opening just over two weeks ago, the hotel is located in Bangkok's preserved Rattana...
27 Sep 2012 :
Khanom, a coastal district in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, boasts a number of beaches still unspoilt by mass tourism. This Scandinavian owned resort sits on one of them: Hat Na Dan, a vast sandy strip 9km long from one end to the other.
Designed by an award-winning ...
20 Sep 2012 :
Bung Kan might not yet be a destination for those who want to cross the border to Laos. But the province has various natural and cultural attractions for visitors to explore as well as new hotels to welcome them. One of these is One Hotel located on Highway 212 (Bung Kan-Nakhon Phanom).
13 Sep 2012 :
Unlike other towns in the South like Phuket and Krabi, which have developed into international hot spots with big shopping malls and crowds of holiday-makers, Trang has largely managed to keep its tranquil, yesteryear ambience and easy-going pace of life intact.
Situated centrally ...