Travel Scrapbook

STARTING DATE: 3 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 59 STORIES

Bangkok Post's weekly travel scoops showing you prominent travel destinations and great cultural places.

Travel Scrapbook
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04:09

Hidden gems outside Bangkok

Discover why the Chao Phraya River between Bang Pa-in and Pathum Thani is well-loved by culture enthusiasts.

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Hidden gems outside Bangkok
17 Sep 2020

A tranquil paradise

Off-limits to tourists until 1985, Koh Mak in Trat is a great option for environmentally conscious travellers or those looking to just relax.

17 Sep 2020
A tranquil paradise
10 Sep 2020

Humble museum holds keys to past

Entering the main hall of Chiang Saen National Museum in its namesake border town 64km or so northeast of Chiang Rai downtown, I was greeted by three beautiful seated Buddha images from the 16th century. Each had a pretty chubby body and a round face with a prominent chin and a closed-lips smile, typical of Chiang Saen, aka Lanna, style.

10 Sep 2020 1
Humble museum holds keys to past
3 Sep 2020

A walking tour of Tanao Road

Located in Bangkok's Phra Nakhon district, this low-profile neighbourhood mixes age-old tradition and history with a bustling food scene.

3 Sep 2020 1
A walking tour of Tanao Road
27 Aug 2020

Not quite a staycation

If you're seeking a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, privately-run campsites can be a terrific answer.

27 Aug 2020 2
Not quite a staycation
20 Aug 2020

Tiptoe through the tulips

A visit to Pa Hin Ngam and Sai Thong national parks in Chaiyaphum is a must to see the beautiful dok krachiao in full bloom.

20 Aug 2020 1
Tiptoe through the tulips
13 Aug 2020

Far from crowds

If you have ever wanted a more intimate experience of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, now is the time.

13 Aug 2020 4
Far from crowds
6 Aug 2020

Green space

Thung Na Mon and Pin Fah Farm in Pathum Thani balance nature with fun activities, making them ideal destinations for families or those looking for peace of mind.

6 Aug 2020
Green space
30 Jul 2020

Where the lotus blossoms

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park allows visitors to explore undisturbed beaches, check out nature trails and enjoy scenic views from the rugged limestone mountain range.

30 Jul 2020 1
Where the lotus blossoms
16 Jul 2020

Where time stands still

In Bangkok's Dusit district, you can travel decades back in history.

16 Jul 2020 4
Where time stands still