Although Myanmar is one of Southeast Asia’s least developed countries, the cost of visiting is surprisingly high due to limited supply of accommodation and increasing levels of tourism. Here’s a rundown of how much money to budget for a Myanmar trip
In February 2005, I went back to the beachside resort town of Khao Lak, six weeks after the December 2004 tsunami had all but destroyed it.
Out in the wilds of the Australian Outback, you might encounter Cubist-looking sculptures in the outdoor art gallery of Talc Alf
Phanom Rung is one of Thailand’s best preserved Angkor-era temples, and it’s well worth the effort to see it at sunrise
Sunset drinks at Vertigo is a fantastic – and surprisingly cheap – way to lord it over Bangkok. It rarely fails to impress friends and family when they visit the city.
For many, the Maldives are all about palm trees and pristine white sand – but for me, my visits have been spent almost entirely on (and under) the water
Komodo has many spectacular places to see, both above and below the water – Cannibal Rock is one of my favourites
The Great Ocean Road was where my backpacking adventures began 12 years ago – and almost put me off backpacking for life
It’s hard to believe, but there are whales living in the waters off Bangkok, and you can spend the day whale watching in one of the city’s most surreal experiences.
From September 1st 2014, you can get a Myanmar tourist visa on arrival by applying online through the official government visa website
There may be a curfew in Bangkok and ungodly kick-off times, but there’s still a few places to see the beginning of World Cup 2014
Is Thailand safe to visit after the military coup on May 22 2014? Currently the short answer is yes, provided you think ahead and exercise caution
The Royal Barges Procession brings the normally bustling Chao Phraya river to a standstill as stunningly beautiful boats built by Thailand’s Kings over the last three centuries sail in formation through the heart of the city.
Each November there is a spectacular procession of intricate and ornate Royal Barges on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river. But you can see the Royal Barges any time of the year at Bangkok’s Royal Barges Museum.