Put some "you time" in the diary and get away from it all. Anyway, Monday always look better with a view like this.

Thailand has been frequented by travellers since the hippie trail but when the suntanned Leonardo DiCaprio tumbled across our screens in the film 'The Beach', it’s arguable whether we loved a place more. With crystal blue water, white sandy beaches and delicious exotic food Thailand ticks the boxes for a journey into paradise. Start with the psychedelic hurdy-gurdy of Bangkok and then fan out around this tropical paradise to enjoy river rafting, island hopping and the most delectable cuisine known to mankind.

Bangkok Bangkok


Bangkok, Thailand

A classic city of east meets west – the ancient and modern sit side by side in this energetic city that continues to rapidly modernise without losing sight of traditional culture.

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