Top 10 Scuba Diving Locations in Thailand

Whale Shark. Credit TANAKA Juuyoh on flickr. Thailand is a stunning location for scuba diving with a number of world class dive sites suitable for divers of all experience and qualification levels. Although we have billed this as a top 10, there are so many excellent dive sites in Thailand that we could have easilyContinue reading “Top 10 Scuba Diving Locations in Thailand”

Southeast Asia Beaches In Tripadvisor Best of the Best List 2021

Ngapali Beach, Myanmar. Picture credit Dumphasizer on flickr. Beaches in Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia have all made it into the Top 25 beaches in the Tripadvisor 2021 Travellers’ Choice Beaches in Asia category. The top ranked beach is one that most will have never heard of. Ngapali Beach in Myanmar appears atContinue reading “Southeast Asia Beaches In Tripadvisor Best of the Best List 2021”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 4

In this, the fourth part in our series of film locations, we look at one of the most famous film locations in the region. Koh Phi Phi, location of the hit 2000 film, The Beach. We also have films starring Sean Connery, Nicholas Cage and Sylvester Stallone. See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3Continue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 4”

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”

Andaman Sea

My favourite pictures #9 I have always loved water. My fearless antics around swimming pools as a 2 year old scared my non-swimming mother on many occasions. I did so many sponsored swims that by 8 years old relatives had said enough was enough, especially those who sponsored by distance. I have been a swimmingContinue reading “Andaman Sea”

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 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”

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”