Mae Nak: Visiting the weird, wonderful shrine dedicated to Thailand’s most famous ghost

Thai lore has it that Mae Nak was a pregnant young woman living along Phra Kanong Canal in central Bangkok with her husband during the mid 1800s. Her husband, Mak, was drafted into the military. Nak and her baby died during childbirth while he was gone. However, Mak returned to find them, seemingly, alive and ...

Avani Khon Kaen: Low-priced luxury, top-notch pub, and verdant pool in this Isaan city

Avani Khon Kaen: Low-priced luxury, top-notch pub, and verdant pool in this Isaan city

Khon Kaen, while one of the larger cities in Thailand, may not figure high on most travelers’ lists of must-visit Thai destinations. One of the more developed cities in Isaan,...

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Images of uniformed Thai students jumping with glee, angular perspectives on city construction sites, and cats studying birds outside a Bangkok alleyway home might do wonders to...

3 reasons On Nut is becoming one of Bangkok’s most livable neighborhoods

3 reasons On Nut is becoming one of Bangkok’s most livable neighborhoods

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The Weeknd to make Bangkok debut in December

The Weeknd to make Bangkok debut in December

Award-winning R&B singer The Weeknd is headed to Bangkok as part of his first-ever Asia tour. A tour poster released on his Instagram and Twitter accounts has the...

Mother’s Day Swag: Where moms can score booze, brunch, and trampoline bouncing

Mother’s Day Swag: Where moms can score booze, brunch, and trampoline bouncing

Still trying to decide what to do with your mom on Mother’s Day this Sunday? Coconuts has rounded up some promising-looking options for food, fun, and drinks with your favorite...

Kamala Crush: Phuket beaches named second best on the planet

Kamala Crush: Phuket beaches named second best on the planet

Thailand’s most popular and easily accessible island, Phuket, offers some gorgeous stretches of sand, such as Kamala, Karon, and Patong. The island’s beaches have just been...

Bangkok boat hack: This trick could get you a private longtail ride down the Chao Phraya River for just $3

Bangkok boat hack: This trick could get you a private longtail ride down the Chao Phraya River for just $3

It’s easy to fall in love with the mighty Chao Phraya River — that major, massive rushing river that splits the city in two. From there you can get incredible views...

‘Hollow’: Indie theater recounts the tragedy of World War II ‘comfort women’ in new original play

‘Hollow’: Indie theater recounts the tragedy of World War II ‘comfort women’ in new original play

Inner strength, ongoing suffering, systematic abductions — these are some of the unifying elements in the stories of women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese...

6 sights that will amaze you at SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, and KidZania!

6 sights that will amaze you at SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, and KidZania!

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