Dove dormire a Krabi a due passi dal mare? Apple a Day Resort

Dove dormire a Krabi a due passi dal mare? Apple a Day Resort Oggi voglio rispondere a una delle domande che ricevo più frequentemente da quando sono tornata da Krabi, in Thailandia: dove dormire a Krabi? Ecco, in quest'articolo voglio parlarti della mia esperienza. Io ho alloggiato per 2 notti presso l'Hotel Apple a Day, posizionato a circa 200 metri dal mare e più precisamente dalla spiaggia di Ao Nang. Per farvi capire, esattamente, in che zona di Krabi ero, qui sotto trovi la mappa della provincia di Krabi e una freccia che punta alla zona in cui [...]

2019-06-09T15:33:33+00:00

10 Things you must do and see in Bangkok

10 Things you must do and see in Bangkok You got your ticket, now it’s time to start planning! On this page, you’ll find my personal selection of must-do experiences in Bangkok, so you’ll get an idea of Thai culture even before you arrive.   MY TOP 10 BANGKOK TIPS 1. Take a tuk-tuk You know what I’m referring to, right? It’s the symbol of Bangkok, an auto rickshaw with a driver seat and two or more passenger seats. Here’s my advice: Always negotiate the price before taking a ride. Tuk-tuk drivers know perfectly well that they are [...]

2018-10-07T23:03:21+00:00

6 Fascinating temples In Bangkok you don’t want to miss | Opening times, prices and other tips

6 Fascinating temples In Bangkok you don’t want to miss | Opening times, prices and other tips You got your ticket, now it’s time to start planning! On this page, you’ll find my tips for visiting Bangkok, specifically, its most beautiful temples. If you already read my other articles or watched my videos, you’ll know that this city didn’t meet my expectations. You shouldn’t make the decision to visit Asia lightly, thinking it’ll be all fun and games. Bangkok, or other Asian cities, are nothing like the Western capitals we’re accustomed to. You can read more about this [...]

2018-10-16T21:10:30+00:00

Candlelit dinner in Krabi, Thailand! The Srisuksant resort

Candlelit dinner in Krabi, Thailand! The Srisuksant resort I was in the middle of planning my trip to Asia when I received a dinner invitation from a prestigious hotel restaurant in Krabi, Thailand. Let’s go a step back. I went on a long-haul trip to Asia for both business and pleasure. I traveled to Thailand, China and Malaysia, if you want to know more you can read ‘Asia: my travel itinerary | Thailand, China and Malaysia’. A SPECIAL INVITATION FROM A RESTAURANT HOTEL IN KRABI I can hear you saying “How did you get an invitation from a [...]

2018-11-09T23:11:46+00:00

Love it or Hate it: this is why I’ll never go back to Bangkok

Love it or Hate it: this is why I’ll never go back to Bangkok You are reading this article for the first time but I have read it over and over and every time I like myself a little less. I know that I come off as a spoiled brat who won’t stay anywhere except 5-star hotels, but I can assure you, that’s not who I am. I always try to look at the positive side of things, but here’s the trouble with Idealizing something, you often end up being disappointed.   Bangkok is a city that I [...]

2019-01-01T23:12:05+00:00

High quality at a small price: the Well Hotel Bangkok, in the Sukhumvit neighborhood

High quality at a small price: the Well Hotel Bangkok, in the Sukhumvit neighborhood Located in the heart of the Sukhumvit district, in Bangkok, the Well Hotel is where I stayed on the last 3 days of my vacation in the Thai capital. I spent the first 3 days at a hotel on the Khao San Road but I have already talked about this in my article ‘All the pros and cons of staying near Bangkok’s Khao San Road’ 🙂. This Hotel has obtained, on Booking.com, the best score for their quality-price ratio in Bangkok. This means that compared [...]

2019-01-09T23:13:18+00:00

All the pros and cons of staying near Bangkok’s Khao San Road

All the pros and cons of staying near Bangkok’s Khao San Road After my long trip to Asia, one of the questions people kept asking was whether they should stay near Khao San Road when traveling to Bangkok.I was biased with my answers, I have to admit it. And that’s exactly what I want to avoid with this article. Instead, I want to talk about this neighborhood’s positive and negative aspects, from a broader perspective.🙂 Take a long breath, Vale, and remember to be objective! 🙂PRO: MANY TRANSPORTATION OPTIONSAs you can clearly see from the map, this central neighborhood is [...]

2019-01-09T23:30:00+00:00

Thailand VAT refunds for tourists: all you need to know

Thailand VAT refunds for tourists: all you need to know Did you know that it is possible to ask for a VAT refund in Thailand for purchases made, of course, in Thailand? In this article, I’ll talk about all the bureaucratic aspects and briefly explain the procedure to follow. WHAT IS THE VAT RATE IN THAILAND? The refund is equal to the VAT paid for each purchase which in Thailand is 7% of the total item price. WHO CAN CLAIM VAT REFUNDS? Those who aren’t a Thai national Those who don’t work for an airline Those who bought [...]

2019-01-19T00:11:27+00:00

Thailandia del nord, un viaggio alla scoperta di Chiang mai e Sukhothai | La #TravelIntervista di Alessia

Oggi andiamo alla scoperta del nord della Thailandia esplorando le magnifica città di Chiang mai e Sukhothai   In questa intervista parliamo della Thailandia soffermandoci, in particolare, sul nord del Paese. È stata proprio questa la zona che ha colpito maggiormente la nostra intervistata, Alessia. Raccontati! Sono Alessia, vivo a Treviso, sono un'inguaribile sognatrice e adoro viaggiare! Ogni scusa è buona per prendere un treno o un aereo e scoprire un angolo di mondo. Sono curiosa e conoscere ciò che ci circonda mi rende felice! La Thailandia, negli ultimi anni, è diventata quasi una moda, un luogo da raggiungere perché altrimenti [...]

2019-11-03T14:48:24+00:00