Grassroots Renaissance

A guide to Chiang Mai’s thriving artisanal scene and the ‘little people’ maximising the old city’s charm while minimising carbon footprints

Yaowarat Revisiting

Bangkok’s busy, buzzy Chinatown is high on most travellers’ itineraries. Fah Thai takes you on a tour of eye-popping highlights in the neighbourhood that never sleeps

Romantic Routes

Fall in love all over again at Thailand’s top six destinations for lovers

Hatching Asian Hotshots
Hatching Asian Hotshots
Siem Reap | 19-28 Jan 2024

Since launching in 2005, the Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops in Siem Reap have served as a breeding ground for emerging Asian photographers. Read more

Pathway to a Liveable City
Pathway to a Liveable City
Bangkok | 24 Jan 2024 – 4 Feb 2024

Renowned for its diverse attractions and culinary delights, Bangkok also faces tough challenges beneath its tourist-friendly façade. Read more

When the North Flowers
When the North Flowers
Chiang Mai | 2-4 Feb 2024

The “Rose of the North” bursts into bloom during the annual Chiang Mai Flower Festival. For three days, read more

Welcoming the Dragon
Welcoming the Dragon
Chinese Communities | 10 Feb 2024

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the grandest celebration in China, marked by seven or eight days of holiday. Read more

Commemorating Buddha’s Teachings
Commemorating Buddha’s Teachings
Southeast & South Asia | 24 Feb 2024

Makha Bucha Day is marked on the full moon day of the third lunar month in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Read more

City of Monkeys, Lop Buri
City of Monkeys

Lop Buri is famed for its resident monkeys, but visitors also go bananas over the old palace of King Narai and Khmer-style architecture in this former capital of Thailand. Read more

stink beans
Smells with Benefits

Stink beans, or Sataw in Thai, may not be to everyone’s taste. But their pungent smell and unique flavour makes them a prized delicacy among many foodies. Read more

Phanaeng
A Secret Recipe

Chef Santi Wongsawat reveals the trick to making his famous Phanaeng Gai. Read more

Compu Ma Miao
Rosy Richness

The ruddy-cheeked queen of rose apples, Chompu Mamiao has a deep-red skin, juicy white flesh and alluring aroma that could make you an instant fan. Read more

 

Khanom Mo Kaeng
Sweet history

The custard-like dessert of Khanom Mo Kaeng, a specialty of Phetchaburi, has a long culinary history. Grab a spoon and start digging. Read more

Compu Ma Miao
Craving Creativity?

Art lovers can get their fill during Singapore Art Week from January 19-28, while Bangkok’s Stella Art Café offers crafting on tap. Read more

Sony Linkbuds S x Olivia Rodrigo
Tech Talk

New year, new you, and definitely new gadgets! Check out the coolest tech toys of 2024. Read more

Creative Aventure Koh Samui
Eco-Adventures Await
Samui

Seeking adventure? Look no further than the excursions around Koh Samui’s archipelago offered by Creative Aventure. Read more

Bambu Huts Jungle Lounge Phangan
Your Jungle Kingdom Awaits
Phangan

A world of good vibes, great music and exquisite food awaits at Bambu Huts Jungle Lounge. Perched above the aquamarine sea of Haad Yuan in Koh Phangan, read more

The Phad Thai Shop Phuket
Noodle Icon
Phuket

Located between Kata and Karon beaches, the Phad Thai shop has been serving up wokfuls of its namesake for as long as anyone can remember. Read more

Hot Rock Climbing School Krabi
Climb Higher
Krabi

If you’re looking for the ultimate high, head to Hot Rock Climbing School. Read more

Putoh Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai
The Universe at Your Feet
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai’s dark skies are great for spotting planets, constellations, and even the Milky Way, but to get the best views stargazers have to leave the brightly lit city. Read more

Deep Dive into Koh Chang
Deep Dive into Koh Chang
Koh Chang

If scuba diving and snorkelling don’t offer enough thrills, free diving may be the way to go. Koh Chang, read more

Hop-On, Hop-Off in Pattaya
Hop-On, Hop-Off in Pattaya
Pattaya

Say goodbye to frustrating negotiations with Pattaya taxi drivers. Pattaya City Beach now offers a wonderful alternative – a double-decker hop-on/hop-off tour bus called Elephant GoGo. Read more

People of Small World, Central World, Bangkok
Playful Retreat
Bangkok

“Such a Small World” opens up a vast universe of leisure and social opportunities in Bangkok’s buzzing Talad Noi neighbourhood. Read more

Harbour Carnival Hong Kong
Harbour Carnival
Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s annual AIA Carnival once again transforms the Central Harbourfront with lights, fun and laughter for the festive period. Read more

Bluevolution World Tour Singapore
Feeling Blue?
Singapore

Blue Man Group – three bald men painted from head to toe in blue – are heading to The Theatre at Mediacorp on their Bluevolution World Tour in January. Read more

Backyard Café Phnom Penh
Backyard Health Secrets
Phnom Penh

Maintaining your waistline while travelling can be tough, but never fear: the Backyard Café has you covered for low-calorie tasty treats in Phnom Penh. Read more

Cocoon Limited Siem Reap
Skate Culture
Siem Reap

Cocoon Limited is an incubator for art and fashions born of the local skateboarding scene. Founded in 2020, read more

Dyen Sabai Luang Prabang
Flowing Flavours
Luang Prabang
 

Dyen Sabai has been offering Luang Prabang visitors a quiet haven to indulge in Sindad (Lao barbecue) and other traditional treats since 2008. Read more

 

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