A Wildlife Spectacle | The Bat Caves of Khao Yai

The wildlife spectacle of the Bat Caves of Khao Yai in Thailand (Kavey Eats)

This post contains affiliate links to booking.com. I went there for the bats! How many times have you heard that given as the reason to visit somewhere? Probably not too often, though I’m not alone. Anyone who loves wildlife spectacles will be thrilled by the sight of thousands and thousands and thousands of bats emerging from ... Read more »

The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Thailand

Pottery teapot - The best souvenirs to buy in Thailand

If you’re wondering what souvenirs to buy in Thailand, look no further than our fantastically comprehensive guide, created with the help of fellow bloggers and Thailand travellers. It’s full of lovely things to seek out! Who doesn’t love bringing home a souvenir (or two) from their travels, to remind you of a wonderful trip and ... Read more »

Visiting a Northern Thailand Hill Tribe | The Akha People of Doi Pha Mee

An Akha woman in traditional dress and headgear, during a two day visit to the Akha Hill Tribe of Thailand's Doi Pha Mee, on Kavey Eats

Visiting hill tribes in Thailand to learn about their history, culture and cuisine was something I really wanted to do during our three week Thailand itinerary. What is a Thai Hill Tribe? Hill tribe (chao khao) is a modern-day term used in Thailand as a catch-all for the various ethnic groups that have mostly inhabited ... Read more »

A Magical Stay at Floating Rainforest Camp on Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

A Magical Stay at Floating Rainforest Camp on Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

In my last post I talked about ethical elephant tourism, how to identify an ethical elephant sanctuary, and shared our experiences visiting Elephant Hills Elephant Sanctuary. In this post, I want to share the other side of our visit to Khao Sok National Park, a magical stay at a floating rainforest camp in Cheow Lan ... Read more »

Elephant Hills | An Ethical Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

Elephant Hills in Khao Sok National Park. Elephant tourism in Thailand is booming but not all of it is ethical or sustainable. Learn how to select an ethical elephant experience, and read about our stay at Elephant Hills.

As part of a varied Thailand travel itinerary, many visitors are keen to interact with Thailand’s Asian elephants, beautiful animals that are increasingly a part of the Thai tourist offering. What is Elephant Tourism? Elephants have been used for heavy labour across Asia for centuries, but their use in the logging industry was banned in ... Read more »