Posts Tagged ‘Thailand with kids’

The atrium at the Siam Bangkok | boyeatsworld.com.au

Review: The Siam, Bangkok’s most remarkable hotel

I’m not usually one to work out much more than my tastebuds when I’m travelling, but as I walk through original, Art Deco gymnasium doors, past vintage sports posters and leather punching bags to the full-sized Muay Thai Boxing ring, I realise we have a serious contender. For my new favourite hotel, that is. The Siam […] Read more…

Why we said no to riding elephants in Thailand

Why we said no to riding elephants in Thailand

It’s hailed as Phuket’s must-see spectacular and as soon as my kids see the flashy video of Phuket Fantasea’s dazzling Thai dancers, acrobats, and magical illusions, they want a piece of the action. At least they do until they spot the chorus line of tarted up elephants balancing precariously on each other like giant trunky dominos. It’s […] Read more…

Phuket with kids: Koh Khai Nok, or not?

The brochures tell us that Koh Khai Nok is a teensy tiny island tucked away in Phang Nga Bay, surrounded by turquoise water and teeming with a ridiculous quantity of fish. And, hints the glossy flyer, being just fifteen minutes by speedboat from Phuket, Koh Khai Nok with kids is a no-brainer. After a few very busy and long […] Read more…