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Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

Wash Away Bad Vibes with Thailand’s Songkran Festival

April 11, 2014, No Comments

If you want to experience a country explode into water-fighting madness, then Thailand is the place to be during the nation’s New Year celebrations. Known as the Songkran Festival, this three-day event falls at the end of the dry season in mid-April, the hottest time of the year. A welcome escape from the heat, »

Video Diary: Sailing Southern Thailand

Video Diary: Sailing Southern Thailand

February 5, 2014, 1 Comment

I recently had the opportunity to take a sailing trip around the Thai Islands off the coast of Phuket. Myself, along with other travellers from around the globe boarded our catamaran and set sail for open water. Every day, we enjoyed amazing scenery on the calm waters of the Andaman Sea. Lush jungles and »

CAST AWAY IN THAILAND WITH OUR SAILING PRIMER

CAST AWAY IN THAILAND WITH OUR SAILING PRIMER

August 28, 2013, 1 Comment

Sunshine, blue water, the wind in your hair…is there anything more luxurious than sailing? Clearly you wouldn’t want to attempt it during, say, typhoon season, but on a summer day, there’s nothing better. And it’s not just an activity for the rich or the talented – so long as you’ve got your sea legs »

Sampling the Flavours of Thailand

Sampling the Flavours of Thailand

January 31, 2013, 1 Comment

Sean talks about the must try street dishes of Thailand »

Visual Adventure: Thailand

Visual Adventure: Thailand

January 9, 2013, 3 Comments

Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world as well as being one of the most friendly places on the planet. While many people visit Thailand for the beaches, there is a host of cultural and historic things to visit in Thailand as well. I found Thailand to be an extremely »

Visual Adventure: Thailand

Visual Adventure: Thailand

December 4, 2012, 3 Comments

G Adventures' Sean Russo takes us on a visual adventure of Thailand »

Preparing for a Trip to Thailand

Preparing for a Trip to Thailand

October 4, 2012, 19 Comments

Ask any adventure virtuoso, backpacker or avid traveler to list some of their most exciting adventures and odds are that you’ll have more than a few of them whose trips will have had stops in Thailand. From the vibrant streets of Bangkok, to the cultural riches of Chiang Mai and the natural beauty that »

Fun Street Foods from Thailand

Fun Street Foods from Thailand

August 29, 2012, 10 Comments

Those who have travelled with me know that I’m slightly obsessed with food, and my preferences while on the road are to eat it where locals do: street stalls, night markets, hawker stalls and early morning shopping runs. That’s not just because of the food itself, but also because of the wonderful chaos those »

Pics of the Week: Warm Climates

Pics of the Week: Warm Climates

March 21, 2014, No Comments

Book ended with images from the Holi festival in India, our pics of the week keep to a theme of warm climes: the crystal waters of southern Thailand, the tropical fruit from market day in Guatemala and a refreshing looking splash in the Galápagos Islands »

Your Planet in 7 Seconds: Muay Thai Love

Your Planet in 7 Seconds: Muay Thai Love

March 4, 2014, No Comments

Amazing things happen on this big blue planet of ours every day, and when they do, G Adventures is there to capture them. “This is Your Planet in 7 Seconds” is a mini-feature to showcase those wild, weird, and wonderful things. Just give us seven seconds and we’ll show you the world! Float like »