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10 Things You Never Knew About Thailand

by Travelbag on 26 November 2018, 10:11AM 10 Things You Never Knew About Thailand When thinking about holidays to Thailand, the country’s sweeping beaches, flavour-filled food and tropical sunshine immediately spring to mind. But there’s so much more to this Southeast Asian gem. We’ve rounded up some fascinating facts and figures about Thailand to give you a taste of how vast and diverse this place really is. We’ve tried to avoid the obvious – like the fact that Thailand’s national animal is an elephant – and have gathered some pretty weird and wonderful stats. So, without further ado, here are 10 things you never knew about Thailand.   1. Thailand has more than 1,400 islands, ranging from snorkelling havens to party hotspots. Not sure where to start? Popular Phuket is an all-rounder with top resorts, bustling towns and...
What is the food like in Thailand

What is the food like in Thailand

In a word, Thai food is delicious. It's revered in the west by ex-backpackers, health gurus, and everyone in bewteeen. Back home, you might've tried dishes like pad thai and red curry and thought they were pretty tasty. But the flavours and variety in Thailand are something else. The first thing to know about Thai food is that it's incredibly cheap. If you buy streetfood for lunch or dinner, it...
by Travelbag on 29 May 2018, 16:05PM



How to spend 48 hours in Phuket

How to spend 48 hours in Phuket

Phuket is one of the biggest islands in Thailand, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The island varies greatly depending on what you're looking for and the kind of experience you're after but you can expect to find a lot of entertaining things to do here. Hotel-wise you will find a nice variety of luxury resorts and hotels and budget-friendly properties too. There ...
by Travelbag on 12 June 2015, 14:06PM



Mark's Thailand

Mark's Thailand

Thailand is one of my favourite destinations, where you can find tranquil hideaways and bustling city centres within a stone-throw from each other. I have been lucky enough to visit regularly over the years and try out the best on offer. Here is a report from my latest trip. BangkokA massive and bustling international hub city, popular with business and leisure visitors from around the world, B...
by Mark Jedynak on 23 December 2013, 10:12AM



Girlie getaway in Phuket, Thailand

Girlie getaway in Phuket, Thailand

Following an extremely busy few days in Bangkok for the start of our girlie break, we headed off for some pampering and relaxation in Phuket. Thailand’s most popular island, Phuket is located in the Andaman Sea and is famed for its pristine waters and white sandy beaches. It’s just an hour’s flight away from Bangkok so it’s really easy to have both a city and beach experie...
by Anna Streatfeild on 13 February 2012, 12:02PM



Girlie Getaways- Bangkok, Thailand

Girlie Getaways- Bangkok, Thailand

So, the friends were recruited, time was booked off work, it was just left to where we were going to go. We had two birthdays and a job promotion to celebrate so wanted somewhere extra special and different, having been to Spain, Portugal, Prague and Las Vegas on previous trips together. It was eventually decided that Thailand was the destination of choice, offering  everything we wanted out ...
by Anna Streatfeild on 17 January 2012, 15:01PM



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