Koh Samui Springs Back to Life

Serene powdery sands, pulsing nightlife and fantastic food are back on the tourism menu – with an upgrade

Following the Trail of Flavours in the South

Your guide to the myriad tastes and textures of Thailand’s culinary melting pot.

The Rebirth of Old Bangkok

Song Wat has transformed into the city’s hippest neighbourhood, with cafés, restaurants and art spaces lighting up its century-old shophouses.

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Jazz on the Beach
Samui | 2-7 May 2023

Six consecutive nights of world-class jazz return with a top line-up of domestic and international talent at beachside venues. read more

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Chao Lay Boat Floating Festival
Southern Thailand | Mid-May

This ancient sea ritual is an unmissable event if you happen to be visiting Satun, Krabi, or Phuket During May. Read more

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Baba Wedding
Phuket| 20-21 May 2023

Brides, grooms and crowds of well-wishers take part in the exquisite Peranakan or Baba-style mass wedding every year. Read more

samui regatta
Samui Regatta
Samui | 20-27 May 2023

Since its launch in 2002, Samui Regatta has grown to attract the best yachts in Asia and a large following keen to experience sensational sailing, read more

dragon boat festival
Dragon Boat Festival
Singapore | 22-24 Jun 2023

Dragon Boat racing dates back to ancient China. Today, the races are held across Asia and even worldwide as a colourful celebration of teamwork, read more

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At Home in the Magical Forest 

Thai artist Verapat Sitipol loses himself in the wonder of Kanchanaburi to reveal our ancient connection with Mother Nature. Read more

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Chiang Mai: Lanna from Heaven

Steeped in rich heritage and cuisine from its days as a kingdom’s capital, this historical city also buzzes with contemporary culture. Read more

gaeng liang
A Recipe for Health

Thailand’s legendary Gaeng Liang soup offers potent peppery flavours with mouth-watering medical benefits. Read more

Delicate Flavours Under a Scaly Skin

Don’t judge a fruit by its cover – or you might miss out on a delicious new taste sensation. Read more

khanom tom
Let the Sweet Balls Roll

Discover the delicious smoky secret hidden inside Khanom Tom. Read more

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Secret Behind the Curtain

Hidden on the ground floor of Mia restaurant, Behind the Curtain brings an intimate new twist to the cocktail bar scene. Each night, read more

SALT Samui
Savoury Delights on Lamai Beach

SALT, a new boutique eatery on a peaceful stretch of Lamai Beach Road, infuses a welcoming atmosphere with a touch of sophistication. Read more

The Roof Samui
Seafood with a View

Fancy a spectacular view with your dinner? Head to The Roof Samui, a hilltop restaurant where local and international classics are served with a side of stunning Samui seascape. Read more

The Moonrise Beach Bar & Seafood Koh Samui
All the Seafood You Want and More

The Moonrise Beach Bar & Seafood Koh Samui comes with an ocean-fresh catch. Part-bar, part-restaurant, it serves up an impressive array of seafood dishes prepared by various cooking methods – read more

Salefino Koh Samui
A Slice of Italy in Samui

Take a shortcut to the Mediterranean Sea at Salefino Koh Samui, where you can feast on fine Italian fare cooked with grade-A ingredients imported from Italy, read more

Casa Boho Phuket
Cuban Connection

Overlooking the sea just south of Kamala Beach on Phuket’s idyllic west coast, Casa Boho wraps guests in Latin luxury. The uber-stylish eatery and cocktail bar offers … read more

Kanin Cafe Phuket
Creative Coffee and Brunch

Sure, you can get a cup of coffee at the gas station, but it’s going to be a far cry from the liquid black gold served at the surf-themed Kanin Coffee. Read more

Summer Sup Koh Chang
SUP into the Sunset
Koh Chang 

Summer Sup Beach Bar could well be the best spot for sunset on Koh Chang’s longest beach, Khlong Phrao. Read more

Farm Story House Chiang Mai
Hungry for Home-Grown Chiang Mai Flavours?
Chiang Mai 

Farm Story House café has a great tale to tell: Ingredients picked fresh from its cottage garden for modern Thai fusion dishes served in Zen-like cosy surroundings. Read more

Chef Nak, Authentic Khmer Dining Phnom Penh
Authentic Khmer Dining
Phnom Penh

Influential Cambodian cook, food writer and activist Chef Rotanak Ros, better known as Chef Nak, continues to break new ground in promoting Khmer cuisine. Read more

Phrae Circus Siem Reap
Unique Circus Stories
Siem Reap 

More than just a circus, performers under this magical big top tent use theatre, music, dance and acrobatics to tell unique Cambodian tales. Read more

Tam Nan Restaurant, Belmond Hotel, Luang Prabang
From the Heart to the TAble
Luang Prabang

Executive Chef Larisa Vesterbacka’s ambition to capture the timeless flavours of Laos’ old- world charm has elevated Luang Prabang’s dining scene to new heights. At Tam Nan restaurant in La Résidence Phou Vao, read more

Singapore Zoo
Night at the Zoo

The Singapore Zoo is giving animal lovers a chance to cuddle up to wildlife in the metropolis with its “Glamping in the Wild” programme. Read more