Not all Thai islands are swamped by Western partygoers.
If you don't leave this resort after a few days utterly relaxed you may be advised to seek professional counselling.
There are Thai islands and there are Thai islands - not all of them are swamped with backpackers wanting to party. We try out the best ones to escape to.
Taste, texture and visual sensations at a fine diner.
Priorities are beach, sightseeing and luxury at budget prices.
For the ultimate food tour of Bangkok, take a tuk-tuk.
Bangkok, aptly nicknamed "the Big Mango", is the most cosmopolitan capital in southeast Asia and the most fun by miles.
The best tip for papaya salad and grilled, smoky chicken in Bangkok? Always head to a street stall.
While mountains, rivers and lush green rice fields dominate the north, to its centre, Buddhist monks in saffron-coloured robes sashay through glittering temples barely visible atop misty mountains. In the south, hedonism rules. Sun-loving tourists flock to island beaches set among limestone mountains to party or purge. Dive into this intoxicating yet fun-loving country; the culinary king of Asia.