Getting around in Thailand is probably easier than in any other non-English speaking country in the region. Thai people are forever forgiving and endlessly patient with non-Thai speakers and in many touristy spots, menus and other signage is in English. But if you want to get off the beaten track or just make a bit of an effort, it’s great to learn a little Thai. Apart from anything else, it’ll be hugely appreciated, and you’ll find that you’ll get - if it’s possible- even better service.
Thai people take their food very seriously and it’s no wonder; with the perfect balance of sweet, salty, savoury and sour, with a spicy kick, even the simplest dish is a taste sensation.
The most authentic way to experience Thai food is to do as the locals do and check out the street food. Now, while the street food stall may seem like the preserve of the city, we have our fair share down in the islands, so here’s our guide to street eats on Samui.
Bringing the kids on holiday? If keeping little ones occupied and teens entertained in a hotel seems like a daunting task, put your mind at ease – this week’s blog is all about making parents’ lives easier. May we present Villa Lotus, your key to family holiday bliss.
Did you know that in Thailand, each day is assigned a lucky colour? No? Well, that’s what we’re here for - think of us as your resident Thai cultural guides and let’s explore this fascinating cultural phenomenon together.
Kids Activities Thailand / April 6th, 2017
Whether you live in Thailand or you’re on holiday, keeping the little ones happy is paramount. Though at first glance Bangkok seems more geared up for the grown ups, it’s actually surprisingly kid-friendly if you know where to look.