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10 things to do before you leave Sangkhlaburi

Broken bridge, Sangkhlaburi

For such a small town Sangkhlaburi, just a short hop from the Burmese border, is bursting with things to do. Here are ten spots to check out before you leave – enough to keep you there for at least a few days! Continue reading

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Loy Krathong in Thailand – where to celebrate

Loy Krathong at Wat Dhammamongkol, Bangkok

Loy Krathong is one of Thailand’s most popular festivals, and perhaps its most romantic and photogenic. But where best in the kingdom to celebrate it? Continue reading

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Bangkok by night: same city, different feeling

Wat Prayoon

Expique’s tuk-tuk tour of Bangkok gives a different take on the city – by attacking it at night. Continue reading

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Bang Nampheung – a floating market amidst Bangkok’s lungs

Bang Krachao

On an island cut off from Bangkok by the winding of the Chaophraya river lies a floating market of epic proportions, and one in the sort of serene setting you’d not expect to find within 15 minutes of the Skytrain. Continue reading

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Koh Kret: an island on the Chao Phraya

Koh Kret

Serenity is within easy reach of Bangkok on the river island of Koh Kret. Here’s what to expect from a day trip there. Continue reading

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Bath’s hidden waterside delights: Photo Essay

    A walk along the Avon & Kennet Canal and Avon River in Bath reveals some of Bath’s hidden beauties. Tweet

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