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Traveller or tourist? Maybe's now the time to decide

David Leck | 17th March 2022

Read about David’s experience travelling in post-pandemic Thailand.

11 of the best resorts for couples in Thailand

Guest author | 24th July 2019

Whether it’s ultra-extravagance by the sea, a cosy hillside nook to snuggle up in, or a city-centre hideaway, the best resorts for couples in Thailand all have a little extra romantic magic. Our Thailand Specialists have picked a few of their favourite places for you to enjoy quality time with your loved one...

Our favourite family hotels in Thailand

Guest author | 18th April 2019

The Selective Asia team share their favourite resorts for the perfect Thailand holiday with kids...

Thailand's weekend markets: Chiang Mai v Bangkok

Guest author | 11th April 2019

Both Chiang Mai and Bangkok boast fabulous weekend markets - but if you’ve only got time for one, which should you choose? Three of our Thailand specialists share their highlights and top tips for each...

Four tranquil retreats in Thailand

Gemma | 10th January 2019

Where to go in Thailand with your kids

Guest author | 20th December 2018

Family holidays in Thailand offer an expert balance between fresh adventure and total relaxation in well-equipped surroundings. Our Destination Specialists have shared their favourite places to go in Thailand with kids...

Picture-perfect places to spend Christmas in Thailand

Guest author | 6th December 2018

Christmas in Thailand is the perfect alternative to drizzle and that shopping frenzy. The festivities fall in the middle of high season, when Thai weather is at its best, from the beaches to Bangkok...

Thailand destination focus: Fang

Guest author | 13th September 2018

Our Thailand Specialists Kate and Tash recently returned from a foray into northern Thailand, bringing news of a discovery: the extraordinary town of Fang...

Thailand... like it was 20 years ago

Guest author | 6th September 2018

If you’re looking for a place with the fresh-yet-timeless feel of Thailand 20 years ago, the best place to find it is still, well, Thailand...

Mastering the Art of Eight Limbs: Muay Thai experience

Guest author | 19th October 2017

Thailand’s national sport isn’t merely a discipline of enormous skill executed at lightening speed; it’s one deeply ingrained in the country’s culture - and in devout principles of dedication, hard work and respect for both trainer and opponent. Martial artist David Leck travelled to Koh Samui to have a go... but was he tough enough?


24 hours in Bangkok’s unexpected art scene

Guest author | 24th February 2017

Brighton-based artist Lee Baker shares his recent discoveries in Thailand's art world in this guide to exploring Bangkok’s best galleries and art scene...


Selective Six: Nick’s authentic Thailand

Nick | 31st October 2013

The Thailand we know & love best; lush jungle, wooden yachts, limestone islands, Chinatown, and cookery lessons in the country’s idyllic rural north.


Selective Six: best books to read in Thailand

Guest author | 12th September 2013

Book-seller and lifelong traveller Natalie recommends six books to read when you're in or en route to Thailand