With its fine white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and magical diving and snorkelling sites, the Similan island archipelago is one of the must-see destinations for travellers to Thailand.
As a protected national marine park, there are limited options for getting there, and the islands are open for only half the
"A jungle paradise of white-sand beaches and dense rain forests on the Andaman Sea.” This is a description of Phuket in a recent article in Elle magazine, which I read with a wistful sigh not long after being stuck -- again -- in Phuket’s ever-worsening traffic.
In its busier areas at
Found in the middle of a concrete high-rise forest in Kowloon is a sacred, tranquil place where life moves at a far slower pace than hectic Hong Kong. Chi Lin Nunnery was established in the 1930s as a centre for Buddhist study, sheltered on one side by the Mountain of
If you're trapped in Bangkok’s infamous traffic gridlock, the idea of a car-free island sounds like a distant paradise. But just 20 kilometres away from central Bangkok sits just such a place: Koh Kret.
Kret Island was created some 300 years ago when a canal was dug around land in the middle