Author: thailandtravelbag

Do you want to practice yoga in Thailand, eat healthily and make the most of the sun? At first glance it seems to be an expensive holiday option, but it really doesn't have to be. The key to practising yoga on a budget in Thailand is not...

The island called Phuket is surrounded by dozens of little islands and this archipelago is large and beautiful. Much of it is national park area and is a diver's paradise. Here we list our top picks of small islands around Phuket, primarily for day trips. We...

When you are on holiday in Thailand you may be lucky enough to see some Thai dancing. It is always so beautiful with exotic costumes and I love it. It's also a big part of Thai culture and a much effort has been made to...

Khao Sok floating bungalows in Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani province is a fantastic place to visit in Thailand. Once you have marvelled at the temples in Bangkok and sampled the sunny beaches and islands of the south, you need a totally different change...

Koh Phangan is one of the most magical islands in Thailand. It's notorious for its partying reputation, but there's a serene side too: you just have to know where to go. There are around 30 beaches on the island, with a narrow hilly road climbing through...

On the twelfth lunar moon of the Thai calendar there is a very special Thai festival, known as Loy Krathong. The festival occurs in November and this year (2016) it will be on 15th November. Thai people celebrate that the rainy season has ended and the main rice...

Many people come to visit the historical northern city of Chiang Mai, but never extend their visit to travel into the hills and mountains surrounding it. Even fewer visit the charming neighbouring cities of Nan, Lampang and Lamphun which have an even older history than...

Khao Lak refers to 30 km of coastline in Phang Nga Province, Thailand which reaches from Bang Sak to the north to Thap Lamu Pier in the south (see map below.) Khao Lak has a completely different feel to it’s closest tourist centre neighbour, Phuket. Whilst...