Thailand

Once ruled by the Lanna kingdom from the 13th until 18th century, Northern Thailand has long been regarded as Thailand’s most interesting region. It continues to be rooted in Thai tradition yet economically up-to-date. Its provinces include Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun, Uttaradit, Phrae, Nan, Phayao, Chiang Rai and...

Krabi’s Trivia The 132 islands offshore Thailand in the Andaman Sea fall under Krabi’s jurisdiction. The province covers a total area of 4,709 square of kilometres. Several of those islands such as the Lanta Islands, Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Jum, are actually inhabited. The province itself is split into eight...

Location & intro Away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok and Hat Yaai, up north of Thailand is the city of Chiang Mai. Nestled snugly at the foothill, surrounded by ring of mountains, Chiang Mai offers a more picturesque and panoramic view of Thailand’s suburban living. The pace of life in Chiang Mai is refreshingly...

Gaya Travel Magazine recently joined the 4-day-and-3-night ‘Cruise with Angkasawan (Astronaut)’ programme organised by Angkasawan Communications and Bagus Holidays Sdn. Bhd., which brought us to Phuket and Krabi in Thailand through the sea via Penang, Malaysia.

Known for its untouched and pristine white sandy beaches, Koh Samui also holds the title of a food paradise that offers a wide variety of unique gastronomical offerings.

Koh Samui or simply Samui as referred to by the locals and sometimes the expats, is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, first inhabited by fishermen from the Malay Peninsula and Southern China around 15 centuries ago.