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  • Tree House Hotel in sustainable Bangkok

    Sustainable Bangkok – eco-friendly things to do in Thailand’s green capital

    Eager to explore Bangkok in a more conscious manner? You’re in luck: the city by the Chao Phraya River is increasingly embracing a movement towards greener experiences, from supporting day trips with local NGOs to vegan cooking classes and more. In short, sustainable Bangkok is officially a thing! For eco-warriors looking to spend a few…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Pristine rainforest in the jungles outside Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Conscious comes first – four ways to enjoy a sustainably-minded trip to Thailand

    Dreaming of a tropical getaway to Thailand but don’t want to compromise on your green credentials? Fret not: with sustainable travel being all the rage, an increasing number of tour operators and hotels cater to conscious tourists across the Kingdom – from eco-resorts to multi-day treks supporting local communities! But there are even more ways…

  • Phra Prang Sam Yot, Lopburi, Thailand.

    Seize the day – 24h in lesser-known Lopburi

    Historical cities don’t come more awe-inspiring than Thailand’s once capital Ayutthaya, or the first city of the former Lan Na Kingdom, Chiang Mai. But perched between the two popular tourist hotspots lies another town that, albeit being lesser-known, offers its very own range of cultural sites: Lopburi. If you’re taking the train from Ayutthaya or…

  • The Giant restaurant, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    With a side of extra – Thailand’s most unique cafés and restaurants

    An old travellers’ saying states that before going on a holiday, you should always punch an extra hole into your belt – and if the journey takes you to Thailand, the expression makes perfect sense! A culinary destination like few others, the Thai Kingdom attracts gourmets from across the globe. Though that’s not to say…

  • Gay couple enjoying a tuk tuk ride in Bangkok, Thailand

    Four fun activities for modern couples visiting Thailand

    When visiting the Thai Kingdom, many travelling couples’ main concern is figuring out what they can’t afford to miss – there’s so much to do in the country, lovebirds are literally spoiled for choice. One way of planning out your romantic (but fun!) getaway to the tropics is to go beyond the obvious tourist attractions…

  • Cocktails, Thailand

    Pour it up – Thailand’s best cocktails and where to find them

    One of the most versatile and beloved cuisines on the planet, Thai food packs quite the punch, being a blend of salty and sweet, creamy and tangy as well as fried and fresh, all at the same time. One thing most of Thailand’s traditional fare has in common is its spiciness. When ground chillies and…

  • Vegetarian Festival, Thailand

    Veggie wonderland – vegan foods to try during Thailand’s vegetarian festival

    Find yourself in Thailand at the end of September or beginning or October and puzzled by that ubiquitous yellow and red sign outside many restaurants? Don’t be: it’s a local sign for ‘jeh’ food, which loosely translates to the concept of veganism, trading in meat, fish and dairy for an entirely plant-based menu to celebrate…

  • Pai, Thailand

    Pai escape: why we love the small village in Thailand’s north

    Once upon a time, the quaint village of Pai in northern Thailand’s hills was well off the beaten track. Hippie expatriates who had flocked to the ‘land of smiles’, initially settling in the south, later spread to Pai to start a new community of freethinking souls. While most of them have long left, their bohemian…