Best of the hot springs in Pai – Everything you should know!

Pai hot springs things to do

When in Pai, you are in the mood to chill as much as possible and as long as possible. This pretty quaint little town is blessed with lovely landscapes, great places to eat and drink, awesome vibe and great memories to take back. While we spent three nights during our recent trip, and one of … Read more

Things to do in Pai – Tham Lod Caves

Flowstone in Tham Lod Caves

When we were planning for things to do in Pai and Chiang Mai, we definitely wanted to visit a cave. You may wonder why. There are so many caves in Thailand and some are amazing. Some caves have temples housing Buddha statues inside, some caves were used for burial, some are abundant in flora, and … Read more

Three Days In Pai (ปาย), Thailand

Things to do in Pai

There are so many small hippie places and one such is Pai in Thailand. Just a few hours away from Chiang Mai, and to be precise, 762 curves leads you to this lazy backpacking town. If you have been to Chiang Mai, everyone there will suggest that you should visit Pai and stay at least … Read more

Hopping airports in Bangkok? Use the free shuttle bus between BKK (Suvarnabhumi) and DMK (Don Mueang) Airports

Bangkok BKK to DMK free airport shuttle

Short version: There’s a lesser-known free shuttle bus between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK) that you can take advantage of if you are planning a trip to Thailand. Read on for the long version. How to go from BKK to DMK for free If you are planning your first trip to Thailand, … Read more

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

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