Thailand

Thailand Travel Guide

Up-and-coming design duo Manisa Sakdiyakorn and Saitarn Karncharanwong sell their Japanese-inspired tailored shirts (think Thom Browne with a touch of Junya Watanabe) and multi-pocket canvas totes at this Bangkok boutique.

An upscale bar and restaurant located at H1 Place in Bangkok’s trendy Thonglor district, To Die For serves cocktails and wines alongside French and international-inspired cuisine. Executive chef and film director K.

Known as the “Jewel of Asia,” Siam Paragon Mall is an expansive shopping center located in the heart of the city in the Pathum Wan neighborhood. The mall is home to more than 250 high-end retailers, including Jimmy Choo, Gucci, and Prada.

A new bohemian-style bar and gallery.

Many beaches in Southern Thailand are overrun with Western travelers, but the quiet stretch of powdery sand known as Rai Lay, on Krabi Island—only accessible by boat—is an exception.

Pick up a piece of "contemporary ethnic" jewelry at this Bangkok staple.

H1

Designed in the Modernist style by Duangrit Bunnag, the H1 complex is at the forefront of the city’s shopping scene. The collection of glass buildings, which houses a myriad of retailers and eateries, was largely responsible for revitalizing and reinventing the Thonglor district.

Located on the fifth floor of the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, the expansive i.Sawan Residential Day Spa covers 75,350 square feet.

Le Fenix hotel's rooftop bar has hammocks and tables in a garden setting.

BTS

Skip city traffic by using the BTS which runs through Bangkok on two lines.

Destination Spa Spa-obsessed jet-setters, take note: Six Senses has brought the best of Southeast Asia’s healing arts to a speck of land off Phuket’s eastern coast. A 26-acre retreat houses four individual spas—yes, four—each dedicated to Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, or Thai traditions.

This 2006 newcomer joins the nightlife nexus on Sukhumvit Road.

Stop by the open-air market and the historic park in the nearby town of Phimai.

Basheer Graphic Books is a prominent bookseller in Southeast Asian markets, including  Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.