Where to stay in Krabi – for first timers, solo travellers and families

Which hotel to stay in Krabi

Krabi is a beach paradise and a must-visit in the south of Thailand. Just a short flight from Bangkok to Krabi International airport, you will want to include it in any itinerary of yours. While not as famous as Phuket, Krabi is definitely our favourite especially if you would like a relaxing vacation with a … Read more

Taiwan visa for Indian Passport holders

Taiwan visa for Indians

Preethika and I are off to Taiwan in less than 2 weeks from now and we are super excited about it. We picked Taiwan because we found a good deal during the Air Asia Big Sale last August (yes, 9 months ago!) and it is almost time for us to start packing our bags. Given … Read more

A day trip to the Damnoen Saduak floating market and the bridge over River Kwai

River Kwai in Bangkok

As is the case during almost all our trips, we are always short on time and Bangkok was no less. We spent two nights and three days in Bangkok, and that obviously wasn’t enough. Anyway, we decided that we’ll do the Damnoen Saduak floating market near Bangkok and the bridge over River Kwai on the … Read more

Ultimate Chiang Mai guide – Things to do, places to see and more!

Pan view of Chiang Mai

If you are planning a vacation to Thailand, your trip isn’t complete unless you visit Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is just another small town, no doubt, but there is something charming and mystical about this town in Northern Thailand. One of the oldest of this country, Chiang Mai will encapsulate you with amazing landscapes, beautiful … Read more

Exciting things to do on a trip to Thailand – Krabi Island Hopping

Islands around krabi

What do you do when you land in a beach destination? And when I say beach destination, there are so many places that offer different landscapes and things to do right?! Let’s take a quick example. I am from Chennai, a beach city which is located along the Bay of Bengal coast in South India. … Read more

Food Review: InterContinental Bangkok floored us with their food and service

Food at Intercontinental Bangkok

We don’t usually end up writing about food here on Passing Ports because while we are big time foodies, we are nowhere close to being food connoisseurs, and don’t take any effort in going that route. But having said that, there’s something that happened recently that has made us rethink that decision. That one thing … Read more

4 Nights, 5 Days In Krabi, Things To Do And Places To See

Krabi in Thailand

Not many of you believe in trying out travel contests that come your way. I, on the contrary, will enter every travel contest that flashes itself in front of my face. One fine day, I entered TourRadar’s contest and guess what? Yes, I was lucky enough to win a 4 nights-5 days trip to Krabi. … Read more

Staying at the InterContinental Bangkok – Hotel Review

InterContinental Bangkok Review

The more we explore South East Asia, the more surprises this side of the globe throws at us. This was my first trip to Thailand (Preethika had visited Bangkok before), and say you know by now, we had an awesome time rock climbing, kayaking and snorkelling in Krabi before checking out the quaint town of … Read more