Imagine a land that is as friendly as it is mysterious. It’s a place that is brimming with life, from open air markets, to colourful flowers, to fragrant, spicy smells wafting through the air. It’s hot and steamy and the traffic is worse than any...

Bangkok is one of the top travel destinations in Asia, and it is also home to nearly nine million residents. For both the millions of visitors who descend upon Bangkok each year and the millions who call the city home, shopping is an important part...

You can make your backpacking adventures all the more epic when you visit some of the world's most famous filming destinations. From pristine beaches to quirky city cafes, the following spots have that special touch of cinematic romance and magic. Las Vegas, USA - Las Vegas...

For students considering the cultural rite of passage that is a gap year, Thailand is the country that has it all. Dropping off the grid for a while in Thailand has never been easier, with a favourable exchange rate, pristine beaches, exceptional food and cheap...

When heading to far flung destinations two things are extremely important; time and money. You'll need a good few weeks - and in many cases months - to really explore and appreciate the places you visit and truly absorb the culture. Going away for so...

The first day of anything is normally a source of anxiety. Take school for example. I remember thinking it was a good idea on my first day to befriend the tubby ginger kid. Being nerdy and Asian at this age meant together we didn't really...

Thailand's idyllic beaches offer a splendid destination for long, relaxing walks or a refreshing swim, especially since these two activities have the added advantage of being absolutely free. Yes, it's no secret; economically speaking, times are hard. Still, poverty and fun aren't mutually exclusive, especially...

The Thais know how to party and travellers from around the world flock to its islands to sip a bucket, pick up some glow sticks and dance on the beach 'til dawn. Banish the hangover with a swim in the sea, a nap in a...