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Thailand’s Udon region

A Closer Look at Udon Thani One of the four major cities in Thailand’s Isan region, Udon Thani, the capital of the province is located about 560km from Bangkok. A big and bold city that is said to have the largest expat community in Thailand and...

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5 Facts About Learning to Scuba Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

Thailand is a country recognised for its incredible natural beauty, on land as well as in the depths of the oceans that surround its’ islands. With active coral reefs, turtles, whale sharks and a variety of tropical fish, it is little wonder this Southeast Asian...

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Seven reasons to visit Thailand’s Koh Yai National Park

Thailand offers a vast array of travel experiences. From outings to floating markets and temple appreciation, time on pristine beaches and the spoils of luxury resorts, it truly is a country that caters to every tourist’s needs. And did you know it is also home to...

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Teaching English in Thailand

For many travellers to Thailand, the hardest part of the trip is saying goodbye. A country with diverse landscapes, friendly residents and an inviting culture, it's easy to understand why some visitors are exploring the option of extending their stay by a few months. That and...

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Thailand for vegans and vegetarians

Travelling as a vegan can be tough. Not because the food is any less delicious, but because there aren't that many places around the world that cater to this niche diet that allows for no animal products to be consumed. Which makes it a luxury to...

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Eco-Tourism Communities in Trat

Allow your visit to Thailand to take on a different theme with time in the Trat or Trad region on Thailand’s eastern seaboard. Here you will encounter authentic local eco-tourism communities who welcome Thai and international visitors. Learn about the way of life in these self-sufficient fishing...

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The Spa Koh Chang Resort

- A Spiritual Retreat - A focus on health and wellness is ever important as we seek out quiet settings to replenish the soul, return balance to our systems and stop for long enough to be reminded of what really matters in life. Making holiday breaks...

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Thailand Temple Etiquette – Golden Rules

Buddhism and the temples in Thailand play an essential role in the everyday life of the Thai people and to visitors it can often be an overwhelming experience wrapped up in an enriching opportunity to explore the land of smiles through observing its culture, customs,...

THE ROYAL QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY

PRESS STATEMENT no 1 12 August 2016 STATEMENT FROM THE TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND, POST BOMBINGS ON THE ROYAL QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY THAILAND STEPS UP SECURITY AT KEY LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY Issued at Bangkok in 10.00 hrs. (GMT+7) on 12 August, 2016 Following explosions in public areas in some provinces...

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The Ancient “New City” of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, situated in Northern Thailand approximately 700km north of the capital city of Bangkok is the second largest city in Thailand.  Referred to as “The Rose of the North”, the city has a considerably small population of 200,000 which, when compared to Bangkok’s 9...