Archive for category: Nature

/ 30 September 2014 12 h 33 min

Koh Lanta Island

Koh Lanta is actually a group of 52 islands that form the southernmost district of Krabi Province. The two largest islands, Koh Lanta Yai and Koh Lanta Noi (literally “Big Lanta” and “Little Lanta”) are separated by a narrow strait which also includes the small island of Koh Klang. Fifteen of the islands in this group are included in the [...]

/ 29 September 2014 16 h 11 min

Koh Phayam – Ranong

Koh Phayam is the second largest Andaman Sea island off the coast of Ranong Province (Koh Chang, about 4 kms distant, is the largest). Koh Phayam has no roads suitable for automobiles, thus motorbikes are the chief means of transport. Tourists hire motorbikes at the pier and ride along the road to the resorts. There two major beaches/bays, i.e., Ao [...]

/ 25 September 2014 15 h 06 min

Sala Ayutthaya

Sala Ayutthaya is an oasis, intimate and indulgent experiences located in heart of Ayutthaya, along banks of the Chao Phraya River. Boutique Accommodation in Thailand is opposite the famous Wat Phutthaisawan and situated nearby tourist attractions along with archeological and historical sites. This luxury accommodation in Thailand features twenty seven unique guest rooms, suites and pool villas as well as [...]

/ 23 September 2014 16 h 26 min

Sai Yok Waterfalls – Kanchanaburi

The Sai Yok Waterfalls (Sai Yok Yai and Sai Yok Noi) form the focal point of Sai Yok National Park a 500-square kilometer park offering evergreen, bamboo and teak forest against a mountainous backdrop teaming with wildlife such as bats (the Khun Kitti Bat – the smallest bat in the world), tigers, wild pigs, deer and birds. Sai Yok Yai [...]

/ 19 September 2014 15 h 16 min

Trang Underwater Wedding Festival

Some people consider Thailand an eccentric place, and no better is its eccentricity displayed than in the annual ‘Trang Underwater Wedding Festival’. That’s right – people get married – UNDERWATER! Masks, tanks, flippers, white wedding dresses, tuxedos – right down to waterproof marriage certificates and pens that write underwater! Bizarre… but something you’d never forget! February of each year sees [...]

/ 18 September 2014 16 h 56 min

Hin Daeng and Hin Mueng – Koh Lanta

The main reason that diving has become world class in Ko Lanta, and the Krabi district overall, are the two pinnacles that lie approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Koh Rok. Hin Daeng (meaning Red Rock in Thai) and Hin Muang (meaning Purple Rock) offer everything a diver dreams of, from dramatic walls, sheer drops and big fish action, to lush [...]

/ 12 September 2014 16 h 29 min

Pai in Mae Hong Son

Pai is famous for its stunning natural scenery and cool nice weather during the winter. In the evening, the main street of the town (Chaisongkram Rd.) becomes Pedestrian Street and it is filled with tourists, market stalls, and food carts. This so called “Pai Walking Street” has souvenir shops, Thai Massage shops, Handicraft shops, handmade T-Shirt and postcard shops. Walking [...]

/ 9 September 2014 13 h 55 min

James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay

James Bond Island is a famous landmark in Phang Nga Bay. It first found its way onto the international tourist map through its starring role in the James Bond movie ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’. A distinctive feature of this famous bay is the number of sheer limestone cliffs that vertically jut out of the emerald-green water. The bizarre, [...]