Article Archive for August 2014

Holiday Photo Envy

August 28, 2014 - 12:18 pm | 889 views

If the fact that you are staying at a private island villa on your next holiday is not enough to make friends and loved ones green with envy; why not make sure your holiday photographs do the job? There is nothing worse than being bombarded with your friends’ sunny summer holiday photographs when you are stuck inside your office on a rainy lunch hour. Fortunately, savvy travellers heading to the warmth of the tropics in the next few months can savour sweet revenge. Even with pocket-sized …
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Plane Fun

August 25, 2014 - 11:04 am | 1178 views

If you are travelling on a long-haul flight with your kids, it’s best to have a few tricks up your sleeve to keep restless little ones happy and entertained. As much as you love travelling with your little ones, there is no denying that keeping them entertained on a long-haul flight can be a challenge. However, savvy parents can plan ahead to ensure they always have a few techniques to settle little ones down. It’s important to get the basics right. Make sure you have all the essential …
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Stay Waterproof & Stylish

August 22, 2014 - 10:10 am | 908 views

Despite its famed golden sunshine: tropical showers, watersports and sometimes even local festivities mean it is well worth waterproofing your favourite accessories when you visit an island in Thailand. For most travellers, getting soaked in a sudden monsoon shower and squelching around the rest of the holiday sights i is rarely a desirable way to spend an afternoon, even in Thailand. Getting your iPhone broken on a snorkeling trip or because of one too many super-soaker blasts of ice-cold …
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Spa Souvenirs

August 18, 2014 - 10:24 am | 1551 views

An array of tempting spa products are available for holiday-makers to buy in Thailand, which means those that want to continue their relaxing treatments and therapies at home can gather most of the ingredients they need as practical souvenirs. For many people, a holiday is a cherished opportunity to take a break from a busy everyday schedule and enjoy some quality time with friends and loved ones, which is precisely why private villas rentals on the Thai islands have become so popular run the …
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Dining Out in Style

August 14, 2014 - 10:33 am | 969 views

Whether you spend time on the islands or in the capital, Thailand is home to a pleasant array of high-end eateries to give your taste buds an upscale treat. As a growing number of visitors flock to Thailand each year, the Kingdom comes up with new ways to impress. If its gleaming beaches and glorious climate weren’t enough, the country is now home to a generous sprinkling of high-end restaurants. Of course, guests at a private villa can opt to have a chef cook for them, which guarantees …
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Tropical Detours in Thailand

August 13, 2014 - 1:11 pm | 1093 views

While staying on Phuket or Koh Samui, it's easy to head off on a side trip to explore a little more of the Land of Smiles. Nearby provinces and attractions can be quickly reached by road or by sea. If you are enjoying the delights of an extended holiday on Phuket or Koh Samui, why not make the most of your exotic location by making a detour to explore the surrounding area? Road trips are a great way to feast your eyes on the stunning Thai landscape, whether you stick to the coast or delve …
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Coconut Goodness

August 04, 2014 - 10:42 am | 1006 views

Packed with a full spectrum of nutrients, coconut oil is a must-have item on a tropical holiday in Thailand or Bali. Coconut oil – also known as miracle oil – contains lauric acid, a natural fat, in addition to vitamins E, K and iron, as well as other natural antimicrobial properties, and thanks to this unique blend of natural assets, there’s a lot you can do with this one simple oil. As well as being tasty as a drink or sauce for cooking, coconut oil is also widely used as one of th …
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