Simon Philipp

Simon is the Founder and Chief Explorer at Expique. Whilst originally from the UK, he has lived in Thailand for over 10 years

Articles by: Simon Philipp

Update: Hibernating in Bangkok

As of April 2021 we are hibernating our tours business until tourism comes back. We are currently accepting bookings for January

9 of Bangkok’s Oldest Restaurants

The food scene in Bangkok is constantly evolving. Yet there are many great old school restaurants that have defined the food scene

5 Unique Things To Do in Phuket

Phuket is among the top destinations for visitors to the Kingdom. Thailand’s largest island, Phuket is famous for its beaches,

5 Best Coffee Roasters in Phuket

There is nothing better than a piping hot fresh cup of coffee. In recent years, coffee culture has exploded on Phuket. The island

5 Must Visit Cocktail Bars in Phuket Old Town

Phuket has an incredibly colourful nightlife scene with bars, pubs and nightclubs to suit all tastes. However, if you are looking

Our Guide to Bangkok’s Best Hotels for a Staycation

Planning a Bangkok staycation? With so many hotel options in Bangkok and so many deals at the moment, choosing the best hotel for

Thai Culture: Do’s & Dont’s

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection...

What to See & Do in Rattanakosin Island – Bangkok’s Old Town

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection...

Fun with Tuk Tuks

We also love having fun with our tuktuks tours. Christmas themed tuk tuks, tuk tuks decorated for weddings, scary halloween tuk

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Bangkok

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection...

What to Do at Night in Bangkok

Bangkok by night has a reputation for its “after-dark” scene and is sometimes known as “A City That Never Sleeps”. Unfortunately,

24 Hours in Bangkok – The Ultimate But Crazy Version

With so many things to do in Bangkok, the question is how to achieve it all if you only have a limited amount of time. We decided

The 35 Best Things To Do in Bangkok

If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Bangkok, in a city the size of Bangkok it quickly becomes a long list of things to

Awakening Bangkok 2020

For the 3rd year the area along Charoen Krung Road and the Creative District will be brought alive at night by the annual

Constitution Day in Thailand

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection...

Introducing The Young Explorers Club

We are pleased to announce the launch of The Young Explorers Club in Bangkok. Bringing you a new range of tours and experiences in

Expique’s Guide to the New Year in Bangkok

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection

The Siam Hotel

With so many hotels in Bangkok, a hotel really needs to standout to be considered The Best Hotel in Bangkok. However, of all the

The Best Christmas Dinners in Bangkok

The festive period is almost upon us and with borders closed this year, for many Bangkok residents it is a great excuse to splash

Don’t Forget To Explore Beyond The Hotel

At the moment it can feel that staycations and domestic trips within Thailand are all about getting a great hotel deal. However,

Loy Krathong – Thailand’s Most Picturesque and Romantic Festival

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection

Meet Our Friends: Expat Holidays Thailand

At Expique we work with a number of partners and it’s time we gave them a shout out. We have been working with Expat

The Best Tour in Bangkok (and The Best in Thailand)!

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection

17 Reasons Why Our Bangkok Night Lights Tuk Tuk Tour is The Best Tour in Bangkok

We believe travel should be more than just visiting a location; it should be an experience to cherish for a lifetime. This collection...

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OUR BANGKOK TOURS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED and are scheduled to start again in January 2022.

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