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.
There are so many things to do in Bangkok that the choice can be bewildering – but one Bangkok blogger has made an excellent short video showcasing some of the city’s key sights and less obvious attractions
Kevin Revolinski gives the lowdown on things to do in Mandalay, Myanmar’s famous northern city which is the gateway to the surrounding countryside
If you are hoping to find a bargain priced iPhone 5 in Thailand, you’re likely to be disappointed. Apple keeps firm control of global prices – Hong Kong and Singapore might be better places to look for savings
Its incredibly easy – and incredibly cheap – to get a local sim card for your iPhone or Android phone at Phnom Penh airport: here’s how.
One of the new breed of boutique hotels in Phnom Penh, the 240 offers great rooms, helpful staff, free wifi and a decent cafe right on the premises, all within one of Phnom Penh’s most picturesque areas
There’s been plenty of good things written about the new ARTillery Arts Cafe in Phnom Penh. The only problem is – how to find it?
My friend Dan White was an accomplished photojournalist who unexpectedly passed away last week. He was 47. He leaves behind some amazing photos and stories about travelling in Asia.
From October 1st 2012 AirAsia will only be arriving and departing from the old Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok, not from the new Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Here are the details on the shuttle service to transfer from one Bangkok airport to the other
It won’t be long until the opening of an international airport changes Vietnam’s idyllic Phu Quoc island forever, so Bob James recommends you go see it now before everyone else gets there
It’s not only easy to get an iPhone sim card in Bali, it’s also extremely good value. Here’s a rundown of how to get your iPhone working in Indonesia.
Millions of women have gone travelling solo, and there’s no reason why you can’t too. Louise Thompson provides some advice and insight about her own solo travels and how to forget the fear and go where you’ve always wanted to go.
Standing atop one of the stunning white-sand dunes near Mui Ne, Bob James reckons if you listen closely and you might hear the echoing voice of Peter O’Toole’s T.E. Lawrence