We Love Koh Samui

Read how the locals and entrepreneurs of Koh Samui and Phangan are cultivating sustainable stays on the holiday islands.

Samui’s Visionary Eco-Tourism Leaders

Ten havens of sustainability are changing the face of island life by prioritising green practices in their hospitality operations

Reaching for the Stars on Chiang Dao

Writer Ron Emmons enjoys peak experiences of nature on a trek to the summit of Doi Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai

Thailand’s Unesco Treasures

Natural beauty and historic civilisations are revealed in a guide to the kingdom’s growing list of heritage sites.

disney full immersion
Disney: Full Immersion 
Singapore | 18 Nov 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Singapore opens a portal to the Disney universe in November. In its Southeast Asian debut, Walt Disney Animation Studios offers 360-degree immersion via state-of-the-art responsive projectors that bring to life the settings and characters of iconic scenes in over 40 Disney films. 

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sacred time in laos
Sacred Time in Laos
Vientiane | 27 Nov 2023

The three-day festival of Boun Pha That Luang is the highlight of Vientiane’s religious calendar. Held in the week of the full moon of the 12th lunar month (November), Read more

loy krathong festival
Loy Krathong Festival
Thailand | 27 Nov 2023

Perhaps Thailand’s most iconic and photogenic festival, Loy Krathong is a time for people of all ages to come together and symbolically float away their troubles. Read more

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Read, Look and Co-Create!
Bangkok | 1-3 Dec 2023

The Bangkok Art Book Fair (BKKABF) held by Studio 150 and partners has been connecting the worlds of book publishing and the arts since 2016. In the sixth edition, Read more 

the great harbour run
The Great Harbour Run
Hong Kong | 9-17 Dec 2023

A sporting event with a difference, the Hong Kong Streetathon returns for fun-filled action in the heart of the city. Organised by RunOurCity in December, read more

Northern Secrets
The Time Traveller of Thai Cuisine

Chef Bongkoch “Bee” Satongun of PASTE Bangkok reveals how her love of slower-paced tradition inspired her Michelin-starred reinvention of Thai cuisine. Read more

Unwrapping Thailand’s Boutique Banana

Tiny Lady Fingers pack the sweetest punch – along with health-giving benefits. Read more

chor muang
Meet the Queen of Thai Snacks

The exquisitely formed Chor Muang melts in the mouth to deliver majestic flavours. Read more

chiang dao
Sailing the Seas of Mist

There’s no better way to start your day than witnessing the sun rise over mountains immersed in a cloud ocean. Read more

Lighting Up Bangkok’s Birthplace
Lighting Up Bangkok’s Birthplace

Bangkok’s night-time festival of lights returns to illuminate the historic streets of Phra Nakhon and the famed flower market in November. Read more

Fatboy Izakaya
Twin Sisters of Island Bliss 

It’s that time of year when everybody craves a holiday to spoil themselves. Whether a soul-searching adventure, letting your hair down, or relishing pristine nature and delectable cuisine, Koh Samui and Koh Phangnan tick all the boxes as dream destinations.

Tried: Tamarind Springs Forest Spa

Stepping into the lush, green realm of untouched nature, my aching body begins calling out for a strong but gentle pair of hands to soothe stressed muscles and send me to a new level of relaxation. Read more

Chantara Pirate Junk Boat Samui
Tasted: The Palms Island Bar & Grill (Lamai)

A slice of the Caribbean in Samui, The Palms Island Bar & Grill Samui is situated in the heart of Lamai and comes with a boatload of scrumptious fare, tasty tipples, and great vibes. Read more

Tasted: Talay Restaurant

Lively Chaweng Beach has a new heavenly hangout for boat-fresh seafood and spectacular ocean views. Talay Restaurant offers Thai and Western fare all day on a chic and breezy open-air terrace at Baan Chaweng Beach Resort & Spa. Read more

Stayed: Explorar Koh Phangan

For many, the top reason to visit Koh Phangan is the neon-dancing Full Moon Party, but that’s about to change. If you’re like us – semi-introverts whose idea of a good party is a cosy stay, cordial service, and small, intimate revels – then Explorar Koh Phangan should be your choice.  Read more

Giuliettae Romeo Samui
From Italy with Love

There’s an Italian restaurant for every occasion and Giulietta e Romeo has you covered for date nights. Low-lit with candles and vintage lamps, read more

Bix Café
Oasis of Flavours

Cloaked in lush plants and succulents both inside and out, Bix Café blends pleasing looks with a killer menu that should satisfy the most discerning diners. Read more

Vilas Bangkok
Sources of Sophistication

The term “Vilas” in
Thai holds a wealth of meaning, ranging from “originating in Europe or foreign lands” to “charm and beauty”. Read more

Kalm Village Chiang Mai
Old Town’s Oasis of Kalm
Chiang Mai

Nestled in the heart of Chiang Mai’s old
town, Kalm Village is a vibrant art and culture community that attracts both locals and foreign visitors. Read more

Ban Salak Khok Koh Chang
Allure of Tranquillity

Seeking island serenity on the eastern coast? The enchanting fishing village of Ban Salak Khok sits in a narrow strait, surrounded by lush mangroves, on Koh Chang, Trat. Read more

Little Town Sriracha
Slow Life in Si Racha

Si Racha, 35km north of Pattaya, is best known for its chilli sauce – but this coastal resort has so much more to offer. Read more

Clockenflap Hong Kong
Have a Blast at Clockenflap
Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s biggest celebration of music and arts returns for an epic three-day festival in December. Read more

Live Nation Singapore
Suede and the Manic

Fans of Suede and Manic Street Preachers are in for a treat. The British bands will co-headline a concert in Singapore in November. After touring together across Europe since the mid-90s, read more 

Sundown Social Club Phnom Penh
Nest at the Russian Market
Phnom Penh

Escape the bustle at Phnom Penh’s popular Russian Market by relaxing at the rooftop Sundown Social Club in the fashionable Toul Pom Poung district. Read more 

Fah Thai Magazine Sep-Oct 2023
Fah Thai Magazine Sep-Oct 2023