Le Ballet Royal du Cambodge

Tourist literature has marketed Thailand as the “Land of Smiles” so successfully that a lot of farangs arrive in the country expecting to be...
Southern Thailand the Gulf coast

Southern Thailand ’s gently undulating Gulf coast is famed above all for the Samui archipelago, three small, idyllic islands lying off the most prominent hump of...
Bangkok Thailand

The headlong pace and flawed modernity of Bangkok match few people’s visions of the capital of exotic Siam. Spiked with scores of high-rise buildings...
The north of Thailand

Travelling up by rail through the central plains, there’s no mistaking when you’ve reached the north of Thailand: somewhere between Uttaradit and Den Chai, the...
5 Most Attractive Destinations in Thailand

Thailand is a collage of animated scenes that comprise bustling modern cities crowded with motorbikes and tuk-tuks, Buddhist temples tended by orange-robed monks, hill...
ThaiLand travel guide

With sixteen million foreigners flying into the country each year, Thailand is Asia’s primary travel destination and offers a host of places to visit....
The central plains Guide

North and west of the capital, the unwieldy urban mass of Greater Bangkok peters out into the vast, well-watered central plains, a region that...
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand: sometimes written as “Chiengmai” or “Chiangmai”, is the largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand. It is the...
Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and the most populous city in the country. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha...
Phuket

Thailand is a collage of animated scenes that comprise bustling modern cities crowded with motorbikes and tuk-tuks, Buddhist temples tended by orange-robed monks, hill...

This 1901 icon from the heyday of stylish travel was refurbished in 2016, the same year The Strand launched its cruise ship on the Ayeyarwady river.

This boutique luxury hotel sees a heritage 20th-century mansion restored with beautiful Art Deco details and modern comforts, situated on the edge of a Unesco World Heritage site.

Simply one of the best hotels in Tokyo, the Park Hyatt is a five-star legend, best known for its starring role in Lost in Translation alongside Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson.

The Mercure Bangkok Sukhumvit 11 is an excellent, modern, comfortable and well-run, mid-range hotel with 232 spacious rooms and a large pool in downtown Bangkok.

Kakigōri is a Japanese shaved ice dessert flavored with syrup and a sweetener, often condensed milk.