Article Archive for April 2015

Sunset Masterpiece

April 30, 2015 - 12:25 pm | 803 views

Thailand’s green season is just around the corner, which means there has never been a better time to capture the colours of Asia while on a trip to one of the continent’s most popular beach destinations. Dusk is a time when the colours of the sky, land and the sea come to life, and nowhere more so than on Thailand’s famous holiday islands of Phuket and Koh Samui. If you are staying at a private rental villa on the beach or even high in the tropical hills, sunset is best enjoyed with …
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Green Season Rewards

April 27, 2015 - 10:33 am | 855 views

Thailand’s green season is a great time for tourists to make the most of fewer crowds on the best beaches, lush tropical scenery, cooler temperatures and some excellent deals on top class accommodation. Songkran (Thai Lunar New Year) is over, and for many people that means only one thing – the start of Thailand’s lovely green season. While the majority of precipitation in Phuket and Koh Samui falls later in the year (approximately September – November), the showers that arrive in late …
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Mainland Trips from Koh Samui

April 23, 2015 - 10:57 am | 1805 views

With a plethora of attractions scattered along the coast that frames the Gulf of Siam, it’s tempting to hop on a boat from Koh Samui to the mainland and enjoy a bit of southern exploration. Koh Samui is, without doubt, one of Southeast Asia’s true island gems, which is why it lures a growing number of international visitors every year. Thanks to this increasing demand, the island’s connectivity to mainland Thailand has improved considerably in recent years, which means that mainland day …
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Mainland Trips from Phuket

April 20, 2015 - 10:36 am | 8924 views

While Phuket is home to plenty of its own delights to entertain travellers; a wealth of natural and cultural attractions are situated just a short journey away form the island, on the Thai mainland. This means you can combine island and mainland attractions during a stay in Thailand’s most popular destination. From ice-white beaches to gleaming golden temples, Phuket boasts a whole host of attractions—both natural and cultural. However, there’s no reason to stop there. The island is als …
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Special Moments for Mother

April 16, 2015 - 10:33 am | 956 views

The second Sunday in May is when most people around the world thank the most important member of the family – Mother. Although Thai people actually celebrate Mother’s Day on their Queen’s birthday in August; there are still plenty of ways to treat international Mum’s to something extra special this May 10th. Whether you are 13 or 30, Mother’s Day is an important opportunity to treat your mum to something special and make sure she feels truly appreciated. If you are vacationing as …
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Keep your Holiday Body

April 09, 2015 - 11:40 am | 801 views

Many people spend weeks before their holidays building up an intense fitness regime to achieve the perfect swimwear body. Once you arrive in a relaxed destination like Thailand, it might seem tempting to letting your carefully crafted vacation physique slip away, but there’s no need to let the exercise routine lapse when staying at a private villa. Everyone likes to look good in their holiday wardrobe – particularly when you choose to vacation in a tropical destination like Thailand, wher …
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5 Centres of Culture on Phuket

April 08, 2015 - 11:57 am | 867 views

With Thai New Year rapidly approaching, there has never been a better time to soak up some of the cultural treasures scattered across the island of Phuket. Thailand's lunar New Year, locally known as Songkran, is just around the corner, which means the traditional aspects of Thai life come to the forefront at this time of year. April is a wonderful time to visit the Thai Kingdom, enjoy its many cultural sites and absorb some of the local culture first hand at the same time. Phuket is ho …
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Five Centres of Culture on Koh Samui

April 07, 2015 - 11:05 am | 1306 views

The Thai lunar New Year in April is a unique cultural tradition in itself, but a holiday on Koh Samui at this festive time of year also offers a golden opportunity for visitors to explore an assortment of fascinating local spiritual treasures. In the Land of Smiles, Songkran festival (Thai Lunar New Year) is a wonderful time to explore the Kingdom’s extensive repertoire of cultural highlights. The festival runs through April 13-15, and visitors in Thailand at this time can expect to see the …
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