Planning a trip to Thailand with your nearest and dearest? As school and work holidays abound over the next few weeks, it’s an ideal time period to relax and catch up on some quality bonding with loved ones. For those with children, Bangkok’s concrete jungle and congested streets can initially […]
Once you’ve had your fill of Patong Beach and day spas, there is still lots to explore in and around Phuket. Not only does Thailand’s largest, wealthiest and most visited island exhibit a unique mélange of Dutch and Malay cultural influences, it is also the hop-off point to a range […]
Also known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is the most significant annual holiday celebrated by the Chinese people worldwide. Held on 28 January 2017, the majority of the country’s workforce will be on holiday from 27 January to 2 February – allowing the nation’s population to enjoy […]
Phuket conjures up images of the warm sun, a piña colada in hand, and children frolicking on powdery white sand. Thailand’s most intriguing island may be many things to many visitors – a relaxing island sanctuary, a pulsing party scene, a shopping haven, and a foodie paradise – but it […]
One of the best parts of an exotic vacation to a top Asian holiday destination is exploring local handicrafts, from the beautiful batik fabrics of Southeast Asian islands to the tribal textiles of China’s Li people, canang sari baskets made of coconut palms or garlands made of fresh flowers. Check […]
On your next holiday to Phuket, have a culinary adventure! Besides beautiful beaches, exotic wildlife and cultural attractions, the island is jam-packed with amazing restaurants, from simple street food-style Thai eateries to elegant, fine-dining fusion restaurants. Here are seven tastes to try!
Chill out this June with exotic iced teas, revved up with indigenous ingredients to tickle your taste buds and keep your holiday cool. Two Anantara Vacation Clubs are kicking off National Iced Tea Month with fresh and fruity takes on traditional teas, inspired by the seasonal fruits on their islands.
Phuket is one of the top Asian holiday destinations, and a perfect place for both adults and children to experience nature and culture. Family holidays are even more fun for kids with these activities!
Thailand’s Festival of Lights, Loy Krathong Loy Krathong, which falls on 7th November this year, on the night of the 12th lunar month, is one of the the most magical; an incredible evening illuminating the beauty of this wonderful country. What is Loy Krathong Krathongs are flower baskets decorated with […]
Food, firewalking rituals and surreal processions at the most vibrant food festival in the world. A spectacular visual feast of incredible body piercing processions, amazing vegan and vegetarian cuisine and firewalking rituals; the Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2014, from 24 September – 2 October, promises to take visitors to this Thai […]