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A FITNESS LOVER’S GUIDE TO BANGKOK

In Bangkok, Guides, Health by Hannah ChampionLeave a Comment

As you would expect from any cosmopolitan city, Bangkok is a hub for fitness activities for both locals and travelers alike. From Tai Chi in the park to spinning, Zumba and Pilates classes all over the city, Bangkok offers a range of options to keep fitness lovers entertained. While working out may not be your first priority while backpacking abroad, …

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THE BEST SPAS IN KRABI & AO NANG

In Guides, Health, Krabi / Ao Nang by Hannah ChampionLeave a Comment

Is there anything that signifies a vacation more than treating yourself to a massage? I’m not sure there is – especially not a vacation in Thailand! With hundreds of massage parlours, tons of experienced professionals and rock-bottom prices, there really is no better place to enjoy a massage treatment than Thailand. Krabi, Ao Nang and Railay all offer a range …

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A FITNESS LOVER’S GUIDE TO PHUKET

In Guides, Health, Phuket by Hannah ChampionLeave a Comment

While lazing on beaches and spending long nights partying may be on the agenda for a lot people when visiting Phuket, others might want to undertake a complete fitness overhaul while traveling to this southern Thai paradise. Luckily, for those who want to keep fit while abroad, Phuket offers a range of activities and every type of fitness lover is …

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“THAT’S THE SPOT”: PHUKET’S BEST SPAS & MASSAGE PARLORS

In Guides, Health, Phuket by Hannah ChampionLeave a Comment

Thailand is the home of awesome massages and with cheap prices and expert masseuses, it is absolutely obligatory that you get at least one massage during your time in Thailand. If you’re anything like me you’ll probably end up wanting one a week, if not more! As with everywhere in the country, where there are tourists, there are massage parlors, …

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3 Kickass Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

In Adventures, Health, Phuket by Georgina GoodmanLeave a Comment

Muay Thai, also known simply as Thai Boxing is a form of kickboxing that became popular in 14th century Thailand. These days, along with the beautiful beaches, incredible culture and infamous nightlight, this high intensity, combat sport is fast becoming the reason to visit Phuket, the biggest of Thailand’s many beautiful islands. Highly skilled Muay Thai boxers from all over …

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Yoga in Koh Phangan: Not Just Full Moon Fun

In Health, Koh Phangan by Grant RLeave a Comment

Take a break from partying for yoga in Koh Phangan! Of course, you’ve heard of the Full Moon Party, but who hasn’t? Koh Phangan has got a long history of providing good times to a whole generation of travellers. But there’s another side to the island as well: a side that offers a huge variety of yoga classes ranging from …

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Ethical Tourism in Thailand: A Practical Guide

In Adventures, Culture, Guides, Health, Thailand by Chris Tweten1 Comment

Choosing the right beaches, protecting wildlife and more. Ethical tourism starts at “Take nothing but photos, leave nothing behind.” Yet it goes much further than that.   When traveling to a foreign land, it’s important to take note of local laws and customs. Thailand is home to many islands that are Instagram worthy. It’s important to sustain their natural beauty. …