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While the web is full of contests for couples to enter, it’s rare to find a sweepstakes that will send your whole family on vacation. Being a specialist in all-inclusive resorts in Europe, Asia and the Caribbean, First Choice has put together a fabulous journey your family will long remember.
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What a wonderful island Ko Phi Phi is. Located on the South-West coast of Thailand, cradled within the marine-rich Andaman Sea, the island of Ko Phi Phi is full to the brim with some serious scenic abundance!
Getting to Phi Phi island couldn’t be easier. If you’re coming from Bangkok then you can get a train down to Surat Thani, which will take about eight hours, then get an air conditioned bus from Surat Thani across the country to Krabi. The bus journey will take about three hours and is usually quite comfortable. Once you get to Krabi, you then hop onto a ferry for a two hour journey that will take you to the little island of Ko Phi Phi.
Bangkok is well known as the Sin City of Asia, turning its peculiar oddities into the very reason to visit. It comes as no surprise then that the city is home to a number of themed restaurants, from the seemingly straightforward to the downright strange. Here are five of our favourite weird and wonderful restaurants [...]
Surprise Your Taste Buds in Thailand – 5 Thai Dishes You Must Try There are two things (three if I must mention my wife) I love about life – travel and food. These things are why I get up in the morning. Soon, it will be time for my seasonal trip to Thailand. My better [...]
When I graduated school, like many of my generation, I had no idea where I wanted to go. No aspirations on what I wanted to be. A friend suggested that volunteering abroad teaching English as a foreign language could help me get away from my problems and get a fresh perspective on things. I had [...]
One of the world’s most famous nights of booze, music, and tripping-the-light-fantastic is the Full Moon Party in Thailand’s Koh Pangan island– specifically in the crescent-shaped Haad Rin beach, which coincides, quite obviously, with the month’s most beautiful and mesmerizing full moon. How they got the party started It all started with a bunch of [...]
Here’s Why Karon Beach is the Top Place to Stay When Sightseeing in Phuket Thailand In Phuket, Karon Beach is one of the best places to stay if you’re on the island for sightseeing. Unlike other parts of the island which cover the beaches with privately owned ground, the beaches on Karon are mostly public. [...]
The nice thing about glamping is it allows people who honestly don’t like roughing it the opportunity to still commune with and appreciate big, powerful terrain: to see it under starlight, at sunrise and sunset, and in all the other magical guises the traditional camper and backpacker are usually privy to.
To give you some context, Thailand featured in my RTW trip as a final stop off to break up the flight home from Australia. I knew it as a country that featured as one of the original must travel locations and being a hub for the whole South East Asia region. However I did regard this as a generic itinerary and therefore I had tailored a different trip, one that was a little bit unique and not a carbon copy of ones my friends had been on.
A sensuous new beach resort has just opened in exclusive Lamai Beach in Thailand. Le Meridien Ko Samui Resort and Spa, a Starwood property, is comprised of 77 gorgeous suites and villas that resemble a traditional Asian seaside village. The 224-meter floating dock leading to a stunning ocean pool is a show stopper.