Thailand 2016

To help you on with your holiday plans, we have detailed our fantastic journey around the globe on videos and easy-to-read fact sheets complete with contact details and links.

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Tha Kha Floating Market
Tha Khaa Floating Market used to take place only around the time of the full moon – about 100 years ago – but it is now open on the weekends. Make sure you get here before 1pm to experience it like a local. read more

Bridge Over the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi is important to Australian for tragic reasons. When we talk ANZAC’s, we’re usually referring to Europe and World War I, but in 1943 it was here that one of Australia’s most important chapters of war occurred. read more

PB Valley Winery
The team visit a beautiful winery in Southeast Asia, PB Valley Winery, which produces premium quality world-class wines. Just an hour and a half out of Bangkok, you can surround yourself with world-class resorts, golf courses, and wineries. read more

Sunflower Sprout Salad, with PB Valley Wine
Sujet shows Theo how to make a Sunflower Sprout Salad with Prawns and Cherry Tomatoes. He adds some PB Valley Winery to the dish, which adds a beautiful and rich depth. read more

Ban Na Ton Community and Khao Perb Noodle
If you know anything about Thailand you’ll know it’s full of the world’s most amazing luxury resorts, but if you want an authentic local Thai experience you’re not going to get anything more authentic than a home stay. read more

Sukhothai Historical Park
If you love Thai history then this one place you have to come to – Sukhothai. This was the first kingdom in Thailand, built about 1800 years ago. It’s a truly remarkable place, spread over 70 square kilometres. read more

Young Jackfruit Curry, with Red Sukhothai Rice
You can’t come to Thailand and not eat the countries commodity – rice! Thailand is one of the biggest growers of rice in the world, with 1/5 of its land mass set aside for rice cultivation. read more

Lampang
On their way to Lampang, about 16-kilometers away from the city, the team find the amazing monument, Wat Pra That temple. This is one of those unique points where you realise you’re in another part of the country. read more

Chiang Mai Curry Chicken Noodle
Thailand is built on agriculture and rural life and much of the cuisine you will experience here is shaped by what is grown locally. There is no doubt Aussies have a serious love of Thai cuisine. The one thing that is hard to master is the sweet and sour balance. read more

Wat Pra That Doi Suthep
There are many temples in Thailand, but Wat Pra Thai Doi Suthep temple near Chiang Mai is a beauty to behold and is one of the most important and most revered of all temples in Thailand. It’s also a major pilgrimage destination for Buddhists. read more

Khum Phaya Resort
Thailand is famous for its stunning hotels and spas and if you’re staying in Chiang Mai, please take our recommendations! Khum Phaya Resort and Spa is absolutely sensational. read more

Sunday Night Walking Street
The team hit the pavement and experience the Sunday Night Walking Street Market in Chiang Mai. The atmosphere in the markets in Thailand is great! There’s bargains to be had and amazing food to eat. read more

Doi Tung Development Program
About 3 hours by road from Chiang Mai is the lesser-known city of the north – Chiang Rai. It is in the middle and has all three boarders of Thailand, Laos and Burma coming together at one point. read more

Wat Rong Khun
Thailand has no shortage of temples and some say if you’ve seen one – you’ve seen them all, but 13-kilometers out of Chiang Rai is a site for sore eyes. This temple is known as The White Temple. It’s an intricate masterpiece, which was bought in 1997 by a local artist. read more