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Useful Thai Phrases
Thai Language / June 20th, 2018 8:08 am
Useful Thai phrases
Getting around in Thailand is probably easier than in any other non-English speaking country in the region. Thai people are forever forgiving and endlessly patient with non-Thai speakers and in many touristy spots, menus and other signage is in English. But if you want to get off the beaten track or just make a bit of an effort, it’s great to learn a little Thai. Apart from anything else, it’ll be hugely appreciated, and you’ll find that you’ll get - if it’s possible- even better service.

Unusual Attractions & Events in Thailand's Beautiful South
South Thailand / June 16th, 2018 3:55 am
Unusual attractions and events in Thailand's beautiful south

Besides the beautiful beaches, delicious food, sparkling temples and lush green national parks, down here in the south of Thailand we’ve got our fair share of unique and sometimes unusual events, happenings and hidden treasures. So, to make sure you make the most of a visit, here are a few events and attractions you might not find in just any Thailand travel guide....
The Perfect Family Holiday Villa in Koh Samui
Koh Samui Property / March 1st, 2018 12:07 pm
The Perfect Family Holiday Villa in Koh Samui - Miskawan Villa Lotus
Bringing the kids on holiday? If keeping little ones occupied and teens entertained in a hotel seems like a daunting task, put your mind at ease – this week’s blog is all about making parents’ lives easier. May we present Villa Lotus, your key to family holiday bliss.
Street food on Koh Samui
Thai Food / February 1st, 2018 2:00 pm
Street food on Koh Samui
Thai people take their food very seriously and it’s no wonder; with the perfect balance of sweet, salty, savoury and sour, with a spicy kick, even the simplest dish is a taste sensation.

The most authentic way to experience Thai food is to do as the locals do and check out the street food. Now, while the street food stall may seem like the preserve of the city, we have our  fair share down in the islands, so here’s our guide to street eats on Samui.
New year’s celebrations around Thailand
Bangkok / November 30th, 2017 5:09 am
New year’s celebrations around Thailand

While the traditional Thai New Year is actually celebrated in April and the entire country shuts down for Songkran – a giant water-splashing three-day holiday, it’s not to say Thais don’t celebrate the Gregorian New Year as well. There are fun and elaborate parties all over the country on 31st December each year and January 1st is a national holiday because, as you know if you’ve spent any time here, Thai people know what they’re doing when it comes to a party. Here’s how it’s done in various hotspots:...