Wat Lan Khaud, the Temple Of A Million Beer Bottles, really does exist – a Thai Buddhist Temple built from 1.5 million empty beer bottles.
Here’s a blow by blow travel budget of what 4 weeks travelling in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia cost one British couple in May 2011 who were staying in 3 star hotels and using short-hop low cost carrier flights to move between countries (and within them).
Mark Wiens explains how you can cheap travel in Thailand is still possible, if you have time on your side, stay away from the tourist areas, do a little bit of research beforehand and keep a firm track of your daily finances
Railay Bay is still one of Thailand’s most spectacular beaches, despite its increasingly popularity. Bangkok nightlife guru Sapphira describes why its her favourite place in Thailand to visit with practical info on how to get there and where to stay.
Retrace the accidentally debauched steps of the Wolfpack in Bangkok for yourself with Travel Happy’s Location Guide to The Hangover Part II
South East Asia’s three greatest temple complexes are enjoying a renaissance of popularity nearly 1000 years after they were first constructed
As of 19th February 2010, all tourists entering Thailand are now required to have a minimum of 10,000 Thai Baht in cash on their person when they go through Immigration
Sukhothai has a huge variety of ancient temples – here’s five that shouldn’t miss if you visit
Need a packing list for Thailand? Here’s some packing tips about what you can leave at home and what you should make sure you bring to the Land of Smiles
If you think McDonalds sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with some peculiar fast food variations on Asian favourites
…try saying that after several drinks. Over one million beer bottles have gone into the building of Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew, a masterpiece of recycling art and fully functioning Buddhist temple in Thailand’s Sisaket province.
The Bridge On The River Kwai is famous in Thailand thanks to the David Lean movie of the same name – but the real story of what happened the building of the bridge during World War II is far different from what’s depicted in the film
Thailand’s spas are famous for their tranquil luxury at a price that won’t ruin your holiday. Many celebrities come to Thailand for spa treatments, and Travelhappy can reveal Angelina Jolie’s Thailand spa of choice…
Angkor Wat may be located in modern day Cambodia, but there are several spectacular Khmer temples built at the same time as Angkor to be found in Thailand.
My first impressions of living in Bangkok when I moved here in January 2005. It was meant to be for a month. It turned into two and a half years and counting…
Bangkok’s notorious maximum security Klong Prem prison has long been nicknamed the “Bangkok Hilton” – and only one foreigner has ever escaped. Now former drug smuggler David McMillan has written Escape: The true story of the only Westerner ever to break out of Thailand’s Bangkok Hilton to explain how he did it
The tiny island of Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand has transformed from a backpacker scuba diving mecca into a bona fide beach destination. Luxury hotels and villas on the island used to be unheard of, but now there are several 5 Star hotels on Koh Tao for those with cash to splash
Riding a motorbike through Northern Thailand opens up some of the country’s most spectacular scenery for those who want to cut loose and hit the open road. Dan White provides a quick guide on where to go on Thailand’s most famous biking route, the Mae Hong Son Loop
I first went backpacking solo in December 2002, departing from London. I arrived in Bangkok on a three day stopover before continuing to my final destination of Australia. At the time, I thought I would be away for six months, a year at most. That was nearly five years ago. I never went home.
Here’s seven more things to do in Chiang Mai, the small city that reigns as the tourist capital of northern Thailand.
Chiang Mai offers exotic culture, interesting courses, outdoor adventure, and wonderful food all in one small city. Here’s seven great things to do in Thailand’s northern gem