Here’s everything you should do for your first time in Bangkok

February 27, 2020

Bangkok is exciting. Sure, you’ve heard that one before, but it should be repeated at all times. It’s one of travel’s most reliable facts. Bangkok is this irrepressible beast of a city, as diverse as it is chaotic. You’ll never run of things to see and do here, which makes planning a trip a bit […]

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Bangkok’s iconic nahm restaurant returns with a brand new chef and menu

October 1, 2019

One of the most iconic dining experience in the world, Bangkok’s perennially awarded nahm is back. Following a summer break which saw the fine dining Thai restaurant take a break, nahm is ready to relaunch with highly regarded Chef Pim Techamuanvivit at the helm. Techamuanvivit, who rose to fame at the head of San Francisco’s […]

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The ultimate guide to Bangkok’s world famous street food

September 5, 2019

There are many reasons why Bangkok is one of the most exciting cities in Asia, but first and foremost would be the city’s spectacular street food culture. The bustling Thai city is often seen as a reference point for diverse and delicious street food, maintaining a reputation for no fuss curb-side dining that has endeared […]

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SO Sofitel Bangkok Review: Fashionable luxury living

May 27, 2019

Marriott has the W, IHG have Hotel Indigo, and Sofitel (owned by Accor) have the rapidly growing “SO/”. Hotel brands known for their warm luxurious embraces have, in the past decade especially, finessed their respective languages and funnelled them into younger, energetic off-shoots that fully commit to the “luxury boutique” label and thrive on individuality. […]

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Hotel Review: Shangri-La’s twin towers stand stately over Bangkok’s Chao Praya

March 24, 2019

I can’t take my eyes off the bedhead in my Deluxe River View Room. First my phone scans it – vertically and horizontally (because social media demands both orientations now) – and then my eyes. I’m mesmerised. The scene of gold, Elephants and gods painted across dark wooden panels, is the most striking feature of […]

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Australian chef David Thompson to bid farewell to Bangkok’s iconic Nahm

April 30, 2018

Australian chef David Thompson has been conquering the culinary world ever since word spread about Nahm, his multi-award winning Bangkok restaurant which is regularly considered as one of the best dining spots in all of Asia. After nearly two decades with the Nahm brand, originated in London, Thompson has decided to bid farewell to the […]

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Bangkok’s Gaggan tops Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017

March 8, 2017

Just a few weeks ago the annual Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced, heralding culinary perfection throughout some of the most famous foodie destinations in the world. Millions of restaurants were up for considerations as always, and while only one could top the entire list, it’s obviously an enormous deal to be recognised as one […]

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Aussies Abroad: From Adelaide with Love – Sincerely, Grizzly are touring South East Asia

February 7, 2017

One of our favourite Adelaide bands – Sincerely, Grizzly – are soon to be leaving the City of Churches for the exotic tropics of South East Asia soon, dropping their first tour dates for 2017 this week. Fans at home have seen the band make their first steps out on to stages with new music over […]

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Hotel Review: Aloft Bangkok celebrates technology and comfort in Thailand’s capital

February 6, 2017

Come early August of this year, Australia will see the welcome debut of one of the world’s fastest growing hotel brands: Aloft. Part of Marriott International, the little sister to the famed W hotel series (Aloft is branded as “a vision of W Hotels”) will see their 224-room down under debut stand tall in Rivervale, […]

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The Art of Mastering Thai Cuisine at the Peninsula Bangkok

April 27, 2016

Situated on the banks of the city’s famous Chao Phraya River, The Peninsula Bangkok is the perfect spot to stay if you’re looking to explore the local markets (both on land and on water – Bangkok’s Taling Chan Floating Market is a must see), take a journey upstream to the awe-inspiring temples or downstream to […]

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Five of Bangkok’s best shopping destinations – and where to stay to be in the thick of it

February 15, 2016

Bangkok has earned itself a reputation as a consumer’s paradise, particularly when it comes to clothing, accessories and electronics. If you intend on shopping up a storm during your stay in the Thai capital, The Hansar Hotel is the place to be – it is situated within walking distance of five of the city’s most […]

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