Eating like a Local in Thailand

Eating like a Local in Thailand

Table manners can be an issue in social situations if you’re new to a country or a culture. Most Thais are forgiving (and entertained) if visitors are at least trying to be polite, but here are some pointers so when you “eat like a local”, it means more than that you can handle spicy foods!

ANZAC Ride to Remembrance

ANZAC Ride to Remembrance

Join us at the global commemoration of ANZAC Day in Thailand at the Hellfire Pass Memorial in Kanchanaburi. Learn how the harrowing events during World War II created bonds that have endured through the decades. Every 25th of April, nurse Australia and New Zealand observe ANZAC Day. Although it started as a marking of the

The Common Tourist Attraction You Should Avoid When Visiting Thailand

The Common Tourist Attraction You Should Avoid When Visiting Thailand

Each year thousands of tourists to Thailand tell their friends and family about their experiences with the delicious food, beautiful scenery, stunning Buddhist temples, and photos of themselves with animals, such as tigers and elephants, and tales of riding atop a massive elephant, or elephants playing football or painting. Unfortunately, few stop to consider how it

The SpiceRoads 2016 Annual Guide Meeting

The SpiceRoads 2016 Annual Guide Meeting

By James Leyson, Chief Adventure Manager at SpiceRoads In late June of 2016, here SpiceRoads guides gathered in downtown Bangkok for a 3-day meeting event including the annual company update and professional training. The theme for this year’s guide meeting was “Building Global Competencies for World-Class Cycling Guides, bronchitis ” in accordance with the Adventure Travel Trade Association

Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

World Heritage status indicates a location’s cultural or natural outstanding significance to the region. The national and international efforts that go into preserving and protecting these national gems guarantee an enriching visit, on or off the bicycle. Many historical and natural landmarks can’t survive without some help. The ravages of time, from natural erosion, overgrowth,