Thailand Travel Guide
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.
A new bohemian-style bar and gallery.
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.
Pick up a piece of "contemporary ethnic" jewelry at this Bangkok staple.
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.
Skip city traffic by using the BTS which runs through Bangkok on two lines.
This 2006 newcomer joins the nightlife nexus on Sukhumvit Road.
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.
Basheer Graphic Books is a prominent bookseller in Southeast Asian markets, including Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.
Stop by the open-air market and the historic park in the nearby town of Phimai.
Located at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, the Oriental Spa has 19 private treatment rooms, including both several spa suites, housed inside a 19th-century teakwood home.
In a quiet garden abode, with hi-so (high society) maidens chirping quietly on their cell phones while waiting for their appointments, guests are served green tea with ginger and a mystery ingredient the staff claims to be pandan leafe which makes patrons relaxed.
Racha Noi is an island to the sound, and on its leeward side is a sheltered cove that's a great place to spend the day completely alone.