Chanthaburi at night. The town in Thailand’s southeast is fast gaining a reputation as a short holiday spot for people looking to escape Bangkok for a weekend. Photo: Thomas Bird
Chanthaburi at night. The town in Thailand’s southeast is fast gaining a reputation as a short holiday spot for people looking to escape Bangkok for a weekend. Photo: Thomas Bird
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This rising Thailand holiday location is fast gaining a reputation as a great weekend break from Bangkok

  • Chanthaburi, about 250km to the southeast of Bangkok, near the Cambodian border, is an ideal short holiday location for those looking to escape the capital
  • It’s an ideal size for those who like to get acquainted with a place on foot, but also offers some real gems for those prepared to wander further

Chanthaburi at night. The town in Thailand’s southeast is fast gaining a reputation as a short holiday spot for people looking to escape Bangkok for a weekend. Photo: Thomas Bird
Chanthaburi at night. The town in Thailand’s southeast is fast gaining a reputation as a short holiday spot for people looking to escape Bangkok for a weekend. Photo: Thomas Bird
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