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Amazing hotels, gaudy temples, lip-smacking food and legendary nightlife - there are plenty of reasons why countless Australians make the journey to Thailand’s capital each year.
There’s nothing like a poster-worthy tropical island to encourage the feeling of bliss.
Phuket, it seems, has become the poster child for a beach resort destination that’s becme completely tailored to western tastes and values.
When dining out it’s easy to stick to your favourite menu item, especially when it’s a creamy, fragrant green curry that has never let you down on the taste front.
As Thai people mourn the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, travellers can expect major events to be postponed and business hours limited, but hotels, resorts and tours should operate as normal.
Standing amid Bangkok’s streetscape of tower blocks, flyovers and long arrow-straight roads dense with traffic, it takes a prodigious feat of imagination to convince yourself that this place was once known as the
The queue of mini-vans, lorries, pick-up trucks and cars stretches for 200 straggly metres down to a pier.
With such an enticing backdrop of powder-white sands, crystal-clear waters and lush foliage, Thailand’s beach areas and islands along the Andaman Sea provide endless opportunities to escape the everyday on a relaxing getaway
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