Thailand Culture and Current Events

After reading our post on popular islands and its best beaches in Thailand, a friend asked about travel to Bangkok and the beaches.  His concern was with the current political unrest in Thailand, detailed almost daily by The New York Times’ coverage of Thailand. Should he go or stay away?   When will it end?  Is this normal for Thailand? Fair questions. First … Continue reading

Beaches close to Bangkok Thailand

Some of the best beaches in Thailand are close to Bangkok. Some are easily enjoyed within one day while others may require a weekend stay. One thing for sure is that there is one for every type of person here. They range from laid back resting spots to nightlife destinations that never sleep. Bang Saem … Continue reading

Popular Watersports in Thailand

Popular water sport activities include snorkeling, deep water diving, swimming, sunbathing on the magnificent beaches, paddling along the rivers, and bathing in natural hot springs. Other fun activities are jet skiing, wind surfing, sailing, fishing and boating in different types of rental boats including speedboats and “longtails”. Another way to enjoy all the beautiful water … Continue reading