Somewhere in the Grand Palace

Thailand travel stories

More Bangkok for Your Buck

(Jenkintown, Pa., September 21, 2011) - Southeast Asia's dazzling rainforests, dynamic cities, and exotic culture has made it an alluring destination for travelers from around the globe. Due to distance and cost, this type of Asian vacation has typically been out of...

St. Regis Bangkok Opens

BANGKOK (January 11, 2011) – The St. Regis Bangkok announces the launch of its “Bangkok Debut” opening offer as it prepares to welcome guests to the first St. Regis Hotel in Thailand.  Honoring the opening of the hotel, guests are invited to enjoy the refined and...

New Airport Train to Bangkok

This month, Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport introduced a new Airport Link system, a 17-mile airport train that connects Suvarnabhumi with the City Air Terminal in Bangkok's Makkasan area. Travelers are now able to connect between the two airports using...

Observations of a Farang

I’m a Farang. If you’ve got European ancestry, you are too. Although the word exists in many linguistic forms throughout the Siam and Khmer Empires and beyond, this Thai version is the most well known. Its widespread use lends credence to the theory it entered the...

Paradise — Phi Phi Island, Thailand

After trekking through a rain forest, riding an elephant and sunning myself on a different beach daily, I imagined I knew what paradise looked like. That was until our ferry from Phuket came around a limestone outcropping in the Indian Ocean and I first sighted Phi...

New Bangkok Mini-Tours

As of June 2009 (and through May 31, 2011) transfer passengers at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport making a stopover of 12 hours or less can enjoy a quick tour of the Thai capital and nearby provinces. Organized by the Association of Thai Travel Agents...

Thailand’s Silent Islands

Although most of Thailand is 'connected' there are still a few islands in the south where travelers can completely unwind and not hear the phone ring. Visitors can view such fabulous wildlife as 91 types of birds; 22 types of mammals, including 12 types of bats; six...

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