Chinese New Year

Get ready to welcome the Year of the Pig! One of the most important festivals of any kind, Chinese New Year is celebrated by millions around the world

Bangkok’s Golden Wats

Hundreds of glorious wats (Buddhist temples) can be found across Bangkok and form a unique part of the city’s landscape. Their towers reach into the sky, glittering with gold leaf, coloured glass and pieces of pottery. The best time to visit is early in the morning. (more…)


Greater Bangkok is networked with a watery web of more than 300km of canals. In a city that is famous for its urban sprawl and epic traffic, one of the unexpected pleasures is to find peace