Top Things to Do in Lampang, Thailand: 1hr from Chiang Mai with Hot Springs and Organic Farming Village

Lampang, Thailand If you want an authentic taste of Northern Thailand yet don't do well with crowds, Lampang might be just the right destination. Small, calm, and rich with ornate temples and inviting hot springs, this city is a mere one-hour drive from Chiang Mai. Check out these top things to do in Lampang, Thailand, […]

Top Things to Do in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand: Mekong’s Soulful Grandeur, Mickey Mouse-Shaped Pothole and Phenomenal Shrimp March

Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand Despite being one of the major cities in Isan (Northeastern Thailand), Ubon Ratchathani doesn’t get enough credit for its raw beauty. Brimming with natural hidden gems, the city remains largely unexplored and is thus a dreamy spot if you’re looking for a quirky off-the-beaten-path destination. Located along the Mekong and sharing its […]

Top Things to Do in Lamphun, Thailand: Less Than 1hr from Chiang Mai with Turquoise Waterfall and Tribal Karen Village

Lamphun, Northern Thailand When it comes to Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai (in Mae Hong Son province) are generally at the top of travelers' dream destination list. However, the North has ample more to offer, and ancient Lamphun is definitely one of the most precious hidden gems. Located just less than an […]

Top Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand: White, Black and Blue Temples Plus Hilltop Sunrise and Tea Plantations

Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand With the Thai cave rescue making headlines everywhere from June to July 2018, the low-key Northern city of Chiang Rai has gone down in history. While most people will probably associate Chiang Rai with the flooded Tham Luang Cave, the 13 trapped members of the Wild Boar Academy football team, and […]

Top Things to Do in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand: Pink Dolphins, Shadow Puppets and Thailand’s Purest Ozone

Nakhon Si Thammarat, Southern Thailand In recent years, Nakhon Si Thammarat (also called Muang Kon or just Nakhon) has kind of gotten on tourists’ radar thanks to Kiriwong Village, the place with the purest ozone in Thailand. Well, emphasis on “kind of”. The rest of the southern city remains underexplored, but it’s actually packed with […]

Top Things to Do in Chanthaburi, Thailand: Ocean Avenue, Gem Market, & Gigantic Floating Rock

Chanthaburi is a seaside hidden gem with so much potential. From quiet beaches and waterfalls surrounded by forests to quaint riverside and seaside communities and an otherworldly rock mountain for Buddhist pilgrims, the eastern city has got all kinds of traveler covered. These are some of the underappreciated grandeurs of Chanthaburi, but the city is […]

Top Things to Do in Sa Kaeo, Thailand: Khmer Temple, Bat-Filled Temple Cave and Water Buffalo Agricultural School

Sa Kaeo, Eastern Thailand Planning for Thai-Cambodian border crossing and continuing to Siem Reap and the Angkor Archaeological Park? Head to Aranyaprathet District in Sa Kaeo. However, Aranyaprathet’s popularity seems to have overshadowed the rest of the city. Many travelers simply pass Sa Kaeo without exploring its historic and natural beauty or maybe just shop […]

Top Things to Do in Rayong, Thailand: Samet Island, Seafood by the Shore, and Field of Gold

Rayong, Eastern Thailand Long popular among locals looking for a paradise island near Bangkok, Rayong has become synonymous with Koh Samet Island. It’s such a pity because the eastern seaside city has a lot to offer, not only naturally but also culturally. While enjoying the aquamarine sea, sandy beaches and yummy seafood on Koh Samet […]

Top Things to Do in Trat, Thailand: Island Hopper’s Paradise with Coconut Trees, Cultures, and Deer

Trat, Eastern Thailand The far east of Thailand, Trat borders the Gulf of Thailand to the south and Cambodia to the east. Its location makes for a convenient transit point between Thailand and Cambodia’s popular beach resort, Sihanoukville, as well as other up-and-coming destinations like Battambang. However, the city is far more than a transportation […]

Top Things to Do in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand: Khmer-Style Sanctuaries, Christmas Star Festival and Indigo-Dyed Treasures

Sakon Nakhon, Northeastern Thailand To many visitors, Northeastern Thailand or Isan is the most difficult region to travel around. That, however, is changing. The biggest region in Thailand, Isan has a wealth of attractions and traditions, especially in Sakon Nakhon. Now served by daily flights from Bangkok, you can fly to the upper northeastern city […]

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