Photo of a river and waterfall in Tharnboke Koranee National Park in Thailand.

Tips on Visiting Thailand’s National Parks

Thailand has more than its share of national parks, many of which cover not only mainland nature areas but also swaths of sea and some of the islands off the coast. Learn about options for staying in the parks, how to get around, and more.

Accommodations set on the verdant banks along the slow-moving Kwai River.

Excursions from Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Town

This sleepy, picturesque river town is exceedingly tranquil, with the slow-moving Kwai River snaking its way through limestone hills. Here’s everything you need to plan a trip to Kanchanaburi Town.

Moon Thailand

Journalist and Bangkok resident Suzanne Nam shares the many ways to experience Thailand, from diving in the clear azure waters off the Andaman coast to exploring 13th-century Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai. Nam offers one-of-a-kind trip strategies—including Touring the Temples and Five Stars at Two-Star Prices—for travelers of all interests and budgets. Complete with expert […]

A variety of vibrant and patterned silk fabrics draped for sale.

Bringing Home Bangkok: Savvy Souvenirs

Most travelers spend at least some of their time and much of their luggage space on souvenirs for themselves and gifts to bring back to friends and family. There’s plenty of stuff buy in Bangkok, and plenty of places to buy it, but if you want something a little nicer or more unique than the same stuff you’ll see everyone else bring home, consider these ideas.

Moon Bangkok

Moon Living Abroad in Thailand author and Bangkok resident Suzanne Nam covers the best of Bangkok, from exploring the Buddhist temples of The Old City to bargain shopping in Pratunam. Using her insider’s knowledge, Nam also guides travelers through the historic buildings of Dusit and along the meandering Chao Phraya River. Including unique travel strategies, […]