Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird, writes Keith Austin.
From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.
The Thai capital has fantastic hotels charging surprisingly affordable rates, writes Michael Gebicki.
Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.
In Bangkok there's iconic piles, Shanghai retro and a Thai-Italianate pocket palace to bed down in.
Amid the neon-lit bars and clubs of Bangkok is a place of calm, elegance and luxury, writes Andrew Taylor.
Cycling opens a hidden, welcome side of the Thai capital, writes Elspeth Callender.
Atmospheric bars, pop-up dining, locavore food. It's Bangkok, but not as you know it, writes Ute Junker.
Cuisine drives this city, and as the sun bakes furiously, locals toil over woks and grills from morning 'til night, creating the most heavenly street food on earth. By night, markets spill out onto streets and this enthralling city's famous nightlife springs into action. Mega-malls, hotels and temples sprawl from the city's lifeline, the Chao Praya river; a spectacle within itself.