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  • Deer is Travelling in Thailand, temples edition

    Deer is Travelling in Thailand: 3 hidden gem temples everyone should check out

    If you love the idea of a Deer is Travelling in Thailand special, you’re in for a treat! It’s Aon  & Lan from Deer is Travelling again – we’re back on GoThaiBeFree after showing you our Phuket guide with another blog post and this time, we would like to show you three temples that may…

  • Chase and Allen say yes in a romantic ceremony in Phuket

    Gay wedding in Thailand – Florida couple ties the knot on the island of Phuket

    Having your own gay wedding in Thailand has got to be the single most romantic thing any couple can do while vacationing in the land of smiles. And just recently, this very special dream came true for Florida couple Chase and Allen, the talented video creators behind @chasingfilmpro. The pair travelled to the Kingdom’s largest…

  • Deer is Travelling Phuket

    Deer is Travelling goes Phuket: a guide to Thailand’s largest island by gay bloggers

    Looking for a Deer is Travelling Phuket guide? You’ve come to the right place. We are Aon & Lan, an intergaycial couple from Bangkok. We run the award-winning travel blog Deer Is Travelling. We also have Instagram where we are the most active along with Twitter and Facebook. Today, we would like to share details…

  • Two weeks in Phuket are easily filled with plenty of things to do

    Two weeks in Phuket – 14 things to do for 14 days in paradise

    Heard the news? Of course, you have. Thailand’s largest and perhaps most vibrant island has officially reopened to fully vaccinated travellers without the need to quarantine! While some LGBTQ+ holidaymakers have already rocked up to Phuket’s shores, others are still planning their stay – and it’s understandable you’d want to spend some time thinking about…

  • XXO Party Phuket, Thailand

    XXO Party Phuket 2021 – Get the party started

    Who’s ready to rave? After a long time of abstinence, Phuket’s local LGBT+ community, along with fully-vaccinated tourists who have arrived on the island over the past week, are getting ready to party like it’s 2019! Are you in Phuket and looking to join them 09-11 July? The incredible XXO Party Phuket 2021 is set…

  • Phuket Karon viewpoint, Thailand

    Information: How to travel to Thailand in 2021

    Phuket will be the first destination in Thailand to fully reopen to overseas tourists. From July 2021, vaccinated tourists flying to Phuket will not be required to quarantine. The plan is part of Thailand’s Covid-19 roadmap to open up the whole country. Details were announced following a meeting on 26 March involving the Thai government and tourism officials.

  • Beachside yoga is one way to relax in Thailand

    Nature and chill – four ways to relax in Thailand’s great outdoors

    While once upon a time, relaxation was something that came to people quite naturally, the stressors of urban living have made it abundantly clear that to really unwind, it’s best to retreat to nature every once in a while. And that’s no different when you’re on vacation: to find a moment of peace and relax…

  • Celebrating Pride in paradise, Thailand

    Pride in paradise – proud experiences to enjoy in Thailand

    As members of the beautifully diverse and joyful LGBT+ community, everyone has to right to feel proud about who they are, how they identify and whom they love, 365 days a year. But during Pride month, the world’s queer population celebrates not only what makes the community fabulous, but also how far it has come…

  • Influencers in Thailand

    Gays gone wild – LGBT+ influencers in Thailand

    Lovingly referred to as the ‘land of 1000 smiles’, Thailand is one of the world’s most welcoming destinations and, as if that wasn’t reason enough to visit the Kingdom, it’s also known as a treasure trove for anyone looking for adventure, natural beauty, ancient culture and bustling nightlife. Needless to say, Instagram influencers have long…

  • Green curry is a staple in Thailand's popular cuisine.

    Let them eat curry – three reasons to turn your Thai holiday into a culinary journey

    Most come for the beaches, many come for the temples, and everyone sort of comes for the food: Thailand is widely regarded one of the world’s most exciting culinary destinations. Between cheap-and-cheerful street food and Michelin-starred haute cuisine, the Thai Kingdom offers just about everything hungry visitors could be lusting after. Still, not everyone thinks…