Amatara Wellness Resort: A Luxury Retreat in Phuket

Amatara Wellness Resort: A Luxury Retreat in Phuket

For us, a vacation usually includes a full day of adventure tours and DIY sightseeing peppered with a little downtime and plenty of overeating and drinking. As much fun as we have, sometimes we return home worn out from our holiday. But on our latest trip, we felt just the opposite: refreshed and rejuvenated thanks our the wellness stay at the Amatara Wellness Resort in Phuket.

Where to Stay in Chiang Mai: Best Hotels, Hostels, & Resorts

Where to Stay in Chiang Mai: Best Hotels, Hostels, & Resorts

We may be a bit biased, but everyone should spend at least a few days in Chiang Mai if they’re coming all the way to Thailand. Here’s a short but solid list of best resorts, hostels, guesthouses, and hotels in of all sorts of styles and budgets. We’ve included a map of…

10 Places to Escape to During Northern Thailand’s Burning Season

10 Places to Escape to During Northern Thailand’s Burning Season

As the cool season gives away to Thailand’s burning season, travelers and expats alike are met with the same dilemma they face every year: where should one go to escape the yellow skies and smog-filled air that graces the entire upper half of Thailand? The bad...
Coffee in the Rice Fields at Ban Tai Lue Café

Coffee in the Rice Fields at Ban Tai Lue Café

You can’t travel around Thailand and not get lost or go on a wild goose chase at least once. That’s what happened on my latest road trip around Nan. In the end, my friend and I managed to find what we were looking for: the oh-so-scenic spot known as Ban...
First Impressions of Koh Tao

First Impressions of Koh Tao

If you told us this time last month we’d have our toes in the sand at Koh Tao we wouldn’t have believed you. That’s because we’ve never been really drawn there. But things changed when we were invited by the Tourism Authority of Thailand to see...
Bangkok Vegetarian Festival

Bangkok Vegetarian Festival

Over the years, we’ve gotten better at marking our calendars with the local Thai holidays. One of the more colorful celebrations that come to mind (and one that we happened to accidentally walk right into the middle of twice) is the Bangkok Vegetarian Festival...

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