100 Up And Still Going Strong

We published our 50 Not Out post one post early as we wanted it published at a certain time. This time, to celebrate 100 posts, we are a few late. But who is counting? At the start of these blog post we were in the middle of an unprecedented worldwide lockdown as the Covid-19 pandemicContinue reading “100 Up And Still Going Strong”

October in Review

There still seems to be no end to the COVID-19 pandemic and the re-opening of much of Southeast Asia although there are the first, faint glimmers of hope. Undeterred we have continued to expand our content in the region to help people to plan and be inspired for future travel and also our general news,Continue reading “October in Review”

Top 7 Things To Do in Koh Samui

While we wait for borders to re-open and the chance to travel again we take a look at our top 7 things to do on Koh Samui in Thailand. We have lots of coverage on Koh Samui on our website including a where to stay guide. 1. Food, Glorious Thai Food What can we sayContinue reading “Top 7 Things To Do in Koh Samui”

September in Review

It has been another incredibly busy month, despite world travel still being on hold. We wait for the world to open up again and launched all new guides to Malaysia and Singapore and increased our coverage of Vietnam. We have posted some of our favourite pictures of Angkor Wat, Thai sunsets and the Grand PalaceContinue reading “September in Review”

Thailand Sunsets

Who doesn’t love a spectacular sunset? Every evening seems to be a photo opportunity in Thailand as an incredible sunset after incredible sunset seems to be the theme of your trip. There is nothing better after a hot day than relaxing with a beer as you watch Here are some of our favorites from Krabi,Continue reading “Thailand Sunsets”

Thailand Tourism Update

In 2019 tourism contributed around 20% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Bangkok is the world’s second most visited city. This year Thailand was predicting record numbers of tourists, 40 million of them. I was one of those back in February before COVID shut the world down. Now some estimates predict just 8 millionContinue reading “Thailand Tourism Update”

August in Review

We have had a busy month here at Flyingdog towers (well sat in my conservatory as I work from home). Most popular blog posts included the Best Beaches in Thailand and Best Beaches in Vietnam, My Favoritite Things to Do in Bangkok, our updated statistics on COVID-19 in South East Asia and Don and Vik’sContinue reading “August in Review”

My Least Favourite Places

Earlier this week I wrote about my favourite places, those that I loved and wanted to return to. Today my thoughts turn to those places that I found underwhelming and would never want to return. The French Riviera Not all of it but Nice, St Tropez plus near neighbour Monaco. We were on a drivingContinue reading “My Least Favourite Places”

The 12 Best Beaches in Thailand

While we wait for borders to re-open and for the world to start travelling again we thought it was time to look at what we think are the best beaches in a land packed full of some of the best beaches in the world. Maenam Beach, Koh Samui More than four miles of stunning whiteContinue reading “The 12 Best Beaches in Thailand”

A Thai Massage Is A Wonderful Thing

Let’s get the elephant out of the room from the very beginning. This is not an article for people looking for a cheap thrill or a happy ending. This is all about the superb professional Thai massages that you will find throughout Thailand. Once you get one, you will never look back. travelsphere offer escortedContinue reading “A Thai Massage Is A Wonderful Thing”