Posts tagged with ‘Phuket’

  • A week in Trang: waterfalls, dugongs and sponge cake

    November 13, 2019

    Finding a strong cup of southern Thai Robusta coffee was our first priority after stepping off the train in Trang, an easily overlooked province abutting the Andaman Sea. Most travellers choose nearby Krabi or Phuket when visiting this region of Thailand, unaware that Trang delivers similarly staggering natural beauty. And it comes without the tourist crowds. Day 1: Bring your

  • Luxury Boat Trips in Thailand

    October 31, 2011

    Thailand is a boat lover’s dream country: with over 3,000 km of coastline on the Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand, as well as numerous navigable rivers and canals, Thailand offers opportunities for sailing, yachting, or leisurely cruising on a variety of boats and ships ranging from the traditional to the ultra-modern and luxurious. Seafaring Adventures Both Phuket and Ko

  • Planet Asia Podcast: Planning a Beach Vacation

    September 29, 2011

    Smiling Albino co-founders Daniel Fraser and Scott Coates discuss how to plan a beach vacation  (adapted from the Planet Asia Travel Podcast). Listen to the full episode Beach, sun, sea and sand. A lot of people come to Southeast Asia and at the end of their trip they want a few days, or a week, or even more on a