Author Archives: Robert

About Robert

Robert is the founder of and a passionate and frequent visitor to Thailand. When he first visited Thailand in 1988, he knew that its warm culture and incredible scenery would be a recurring theme in his life. He started TravelThailandToday in an attempt to share his knowledge of the country and its incredible places through tours and one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. You can find Robert on

Relax, be romantic, eat, read books, swim, kayak and explore Emerald Cave

Sivalai Resort on Koh Mook

One of Southern Thailand’s lesser known and less traveled destinations is the island of Koh Mook, also spelled Koh Muk, off the coast of Trang Province which is south of Krabi but north of Hat Yai Province. Koh Mook has a few resorts but most are budget oriented and only operate from October to April. Whereas […]

Terminal 21, located conveniently at the confluence of the BTS Skytrain (Asoke) and MRT Subway (Sukhumvit) stations, and coincidentally also at a crossroad of design retail experience meets a theme park setting.

Terminal 21: Shop Around the World in Bangkok

I’ll admit it – shopping is not my thing. In my world, shopping is a targeted activity, where you decide you need something, figure out where to get it, then go get it. Piece of cake. No loitering around “window shopping” (did you know that the word in French – lèche-vitrines – literally means window […]

Thailand Dazzles Vancouver in 2013 Celebration of Light

Thailand in Vancouver Celebration of Light Fireworks

Thailand’s first ever appearance in Vancouver’s world famous Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival was dazzling. iPhone pics don’t do justice of course. Thailand displayed creativity with new shapes and good choreography and fun lively music as more than 500,000 people watched on from beaches and condos in Vancouver’s downtown Westend, Kitsilano and West Vancouver. Hopefully […]

Hansar, Bangkok, Thailand.

Our Hansar Hotel Contest’s Winner!

The contest has a winner. The lucky man is Matthew from Toronto, an engineer who is planning on taking a trip to Thailand on December first. When we asked him for a quote for the website, he got back to us with: Honestly, I’m blown away. My brother and I have been looking forward […]

Ban Chiang World Heritage Fair

The 2013 Ban Chiang World Heritage Fair is happening now through to Sunday February 10, 2013 at t the Ban Chiang National Museum in Nong Han district, Udon Thani. Ban Chiang, a 5.000 year old archaeological site & UNESCO World Heritage is situated within the Udon Thani Province (Nong Han district). This is a good […]