Exploring the Ancient Man-made Island of Koh Kret

January 16, 2018 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Authentic Experiences, Thailand

Koh Kret, a man-made island in the middle of the Chao Phraya River, offers a fascinating window onto the locale’s ethnic Mon community and its pottery industry, only an hour by boat from central Bangkok.

New Lease of Life for Bangkok’s Old Warehouses

November 30, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Special Interest, Thailand, Travel

In recent years, new efforts have been made to preserve Bangkok’s crumbling architecture, with sites like Warehouse 30 and Lhong 1919 meticulously restored to fulfil new and exciting functions.

First Capital City of the Kingdom of Siam

October 17, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Thailand, Travel

Thailand has a number of impressive historical landmarks that have been recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites, among them, the stunning 13th and 14th century ruins at Sukhothai Historical Park.

The Mark of a Beloved King

Thailand’s beloved King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, was a modernist and social reformer, known for bringing European influences to bear on the Kingdom’s architecture and culture.

Where Time Stands Still in Thailand

May 25, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Thailand, Travel

In Bangkok, learn how to find this small, charming neighborhood, home to a famous Thai actor and where residents still live the traditional Thai lifestyle in the shadow of skyscrapers