Article Archive for October 2014

Hot Holiday Wardrobe

October 30, 2014 - 2:21 pm | 1141 views

With peak winter holiday season just around the corner, make sure you pack a few wardrobe essentials to stay on trend when you head for the tropics this season. From the catwalks of London, Paris and New York, to the long stretches of sandy beach in Phuket and Koh Samui, fashion is one language that never fails to translate. If you are heading to Thailand just in time for the peak winter season, then now is the perfect time to think about how to update your holiday wardrobe. From bold 1970 …
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Poolside Pursuits

October 28, 2014 - 10:49 am | 1775 views

Most rental villas in Thailand boast a private pool for guests' exclusive enjoyment and there plenty of creative ways to make the most of it that don’t necessarily involve too much swimming. Lounging by the side of your own private swimming pool is certainly one of the highlights when renting an exclusive holiday villa on Phuket or Koh Samui. Whether you plan to stay fit by swimming a few lengths every day, or are vacationing with a young family and want a place fort he kids to splash and p …
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Treasured Temples in Thailand

October 28, 2014 - 10:20 am | 1738 views

Buddhism still plays a major role in traditional Thai culture and visiting a few of the Kingdom’s magnificent temples offers a golden opportunity to learn more the place of spirituality in modern Thai society. The colourful history of Thailand goes back thousands of years and throughout that time, temples and shrines have always played an important part in the country's culture and religion. Everywhere from the lush southern islands like Phuket and Samui to the bustling streets of Bangko …
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Natural Souvenirs of Thailand

October 20, 2014 - 2:30 pm | 2592 views

Coconuts are a tropical treasure that can be used in a variety of ways. They also make for great souvenirs or terrific reminders from your Thailand holiday. Souvenirs are a wonderful way of bringing back fabulous holiday memories after you arrive back home. Whether you are picking up a few treats for yourself or for loved ones, the gift is extra special if it reflects an authentic experience in the Land of Smiles. If you are travelling to islands such as Koh Samui or Phuket, the many handicra …
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Cool Down, Chill Out

October 17, 2014 - 10:50 am | 1047 views

In the tropical temperatures of Thailand, it is important to have a few tricks to help you stay cool and hydrated so you can enjoy your holiday to the max. While many travellers flock to Thailand in search of its golden sunshine and tropical temperatures, there are times when balmy heat of the Kingdom can become a little too much – even for the locals. No matter what your daily itinerary looks like, be it lazing on a sun bed or exploring the islands, it is important to stay cool and hydr …
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Screen Sensations

October 13, 2014 - 10:02 am | 990 views

Whether killing time on a long haul flight or relaxing in your private villa, holidays are a great time to catch up on all of the latest movie releases. Sit back, relax and lose yourself in the magic of film. With a wide selection of in-flight entertainment choices at your fingertips, the fun begins the moment you take off on a long haul journey to an exotic location likeThailand. The majority of airlines offer a menu of the latest movie releases for you to immerse yourself in, so whether you …
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iPhone 6 for Travellers

October 09, 2014 - 10:25 am | 958 views

The superb range of features on Apple’s latest iPhone ensures that it will go down well with travellers with everything from increased battery life to a more powerful, crisp built-in camera. If you already spend every day glued to your iPhone, then there is little chance that Apple’s latest offering, the iPhone 6, will be anything but a massive hit, despite its apparently flexible frame. For travellers in particular, the iPhone 6 is an appealing accessory because it features a larger s …
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Holiday Fitness Routines

October 06, 2014 - 5:19 pm | 978 views

There are plenty of ways to incorporate exercise into your villa holiday in Thailand, whether using the on-site facilities or heading out into the tropical surroundings on islands like Phuket and Samui. Thai cuisine is world renowned for its spicy kick, but with lashings of coconut cream in your Thai curry, all washed down with a chilled glass or three of Thai beer, pretty soon your holiday indulgences will start to show – on your waistline. If you want to keep the holiday calories at ba …
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The Way to Relax

October 02, 2014 - 10:28 am | 1096 views

The private holiday properties scattered throughout Koh Samui and Phuket are expertly designed to make the most of the warm climate. Guests therefore enjoy a wide choice of spaces to relax in absolute privacy. Thailand offers visitors a vast selection of hotels, but the private villas on tropical islands like Phuket and Koh Samui are definitely becoming the accommodation of choice for discerning travellers. If you are staying in a private villa, there is no need to worry about bumping intr …
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