Kamala Beach

35 Best Phuket Family Resorts and Hotels

To be honest, I was worried Phuket would be the epitome of over tourism in Thailand – but, while I prefer the smaller islands, like Koh Lanta and Koh Phangan, Phuket still has a lot to offer, and it’s certainly one of the easiest places to travel in Thailand. If you’re heading that way and … Read more

Mai Khao Beach sunset

15 unmissable things to do in Phuket with kids

Phuket is one of the most popular places to visit in Thailand, but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. In this guide, we lay out the pros and cons of a Phuket family trip and all you need to know to make the most of your time there. It’s your ultimate Phuket kids’ guide. Also … Read more

Koh lanta kids

30 unmissable Thailand family holiday ideas

Here’s your complete guide to the best Thailand family holiday ideas, put together by yours truly with help from other Thailand travel experts. It’s one of our favourite places for a family holiday… Is Thailand good for families? Thailand is one of the easiest and most fun places to visit with kids in Asia. The … Read more

Oasis Yoga Bungalows Koh Lanta

Where to stay on Koh Lanta (with or without kids)

We fell head over heels for Koh Lanta, Thailand’s laidback island in the Andaman Sea where it often feels like time’s stood still. Unlike Phuket, it’s not wildly developed and you’ll only find a handful of big resorts while the rest are smaller, family-run places. There are Koh Lanta hotel options for all budgets from … Read more

Running on Long Beach

Koh Lanta: Kids and Family Guide

Koh Lanta is an absolute dream for families. I’m not sure I can think of a more perfect destination for somewhat bohemian parents looking to re-experience youthful backpacker memories of beachside bars and banana pancakes – albeit with kids in tow and not a ‘bucket’ in sight (if you know, you know!). Koh Lanta has … Read more

How to get to Koh Lanta from Phuket or Krabi

I’ve put this post together because the question of how to get to Koh Lanta from Phuket is something I somewhat agonised over! This was mainly because we were travelling to Koh Lanta with kids, so safety, convenience and comfort mattered more than when travelling solo. But it’s also because there are quite a few … Read more

Lower McCloud Falls

32 epic bucket list family vacation ideas

We love all sorts of family travel – from annual holidays in classic seaside towns to epic bucket list trips that broaden everyone’s horizons. For this post, we’re focussing on the latter. We asked expert family travel bloggers to help us put together an ultimate round-up of bucket list family vacation ideas. From African safaris … Read more

Longtail boats, Had Thien

The Sanctuary Thailand: A yoga holiday on Koh Phangan

The first time I went to The Sanctuary ten years ago, I felt a little like I was cheating. It wasn’t something backpackers my age did. They stayed in the most basic places they could find and ate the cheapest food. Choosing The Sanctuary was splashing out. It was a choice in ease, convenience and … Read more