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Our Koh Samui Destination Wedding with Explorient

So in 2005, after having gotten engaged to my longtime sweetheart, we discussed the idea of a destination wedding.  Both living in NY with family members in the US and Hong Kong, we toyed with the idea of getting married in Thailand.  It was a dream at the time, but then came true after finding Explorient as our travel…

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A Message from our GM: Where we go from here

Dear Traveler,  First and foremost, Happy New Year! I don’t think there was another time in recent decades this phrase meant so much to so many. Boy, what a crazy, ugly, depressing 2020 was. Just so very glad it’s over, and that we can all look forward to the brighter days ahead. Twenty-twenty was supposed to be an exciting…

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Enchanting Yunnan – China’s Road Less Traveled

Nestled in southwest China, Yunnan province captivates the traveler with breathtaking views and landscapes punctuated with mountainous terrain, uncommon wildlife and remarkable architectural masterpieces. Join Explorient on a journey to ancient lands, “Lost Horizons” and nature’s enchanting beauty! Yunnan is indeed the most mountainous province of China, and incredibly, the most biodiverse. Bordered by Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Tibet on…

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Travel Blog – Top Reasons to Visit Thailand

Thailand is a holidaymaker’s dream that boasts an irresistible combination of striking natural beauty, inspiring temples, heart-warming hospitality, tantalizing cuisine and stunning beaches. There is no place on Earth like Thailand.  Millions from the world over flock to Thailand each year to experience what this magical kingdom has to offer.  The food, the culture, friendly people, the beaches, the adventures,…

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9 Things You Need to Know About The Phuket Sandbox

Starting July 1, 2021, Thailand becomes the first major Asian country to welcome international tourists – albeit only to its island paradise Phuket along with a slew of strings attached. So gone are the days of just showing up to your favorite beach resort with a backpack. We’re going to break it down to help you simplify things. Here…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Samui Plus Reopening

Starting July 15, 2021, Koh Samui becomes the second Thai tourist destination to welcome international travelers. Rules and restrictions are similar to those imposed on its bigger sibling, Phuket which serves as a pilot for reintroducing tourism back to the Land of Smiles, also known as “Phuket Sandbox”.  But before jumping on a plane, there are a number of…

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Top 5 Post Pandemic Destinations to Go Now

This COVID-19 has turned the travel industry up-side-down, particularly on overseas travel. As of July 2021, most countries around the globe either remain closed or impose a slew of travel restrictions for international tourists. For Asia, the restrictions are even worse – “crazy” actually. Tokyo 2020 Olympics was held without spectators, 14-day quarantines for international arrivals across many countries,…

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Where to Go For a Night Out in Singapore

Singapore is truly a world city full of contrasts, energy, and excitement. It boasts dazzling sights by day and pulsating vibes by night. When the sun sets, this island national truly comes alive. While tiny compared to most metropolises, Singapore offers an array of dining and nightlife options that rivals any big city and suits just about every taste….

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6 Reasons Thailand is an Awesome Honeymoon Destination

Unlike most honeymoon destinations where the beach is their mainstay, Thailand offers a multi-faceted vacation unlike anywhere on the planet. Beyond its idyllic beaches and secluded islands for which Thailand is famed, Thailand boasts a rich heritage, uncommon adventures, dazzling natural beauty, great food, over-the-top accommodations, warm friendly people – the list goes on and on. Whether your perfect…

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