4th Asian Beach Games in Phuket from 14-23 November 2014

October 29, 2014
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4th Asian Beach Games in Phuket from 14-23 November 2014

Thailand has been honoured by the Olympic Council of Asia to host the 4th Asian Beach Games during 14-23 November 2014 in Phuket, one of the kingdom’s best known beach destinations in the Andaman Sea. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will be co-hosting this international sporting event, which will take place at Phuket’s famous beaches of Patong, Karon, Kata, Nai Yang, as well as Bangneow Dam, Chaofa Mine and Saphan Hin...

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Next Steam Train Trips on 6 November and 5 December 2014

October 28, 2014
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Next Steam Train Trips on 6 November and 5 December 2014

It’s good to see that the steam engines at the Thonburi depot are being cleaned and prepared more often these day for day trips from Bangkok. The latest trend is to organize tour packages which combines train and bus travel. The next steam train...

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Bangkok Airways launches new services from Chiang Mai to Phuket, Udon Thani and Myanmar

October 28, 2014
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Bangkok Airways launches new services from Chiang Mai to Phuket, Udon Thani and Myanmar

Bangkok Airways this week launched four new non-stop services from Chiang Mai to Phuket, Udon Thani and Myanmar (Mandalay and Yangon). The airline is currently offering special web promotion fares on these four new routes. For instance, Chiang Mai–Phuket (single trip) starts from 2,290...

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Harmony World Puppet Carnival 1-10 November 2014 in Bangkok

October 28, 2014
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Harmony World Puppet Carnival 1-10 November 2014 in Bangkok

More than 160 troupes of puppeteers from 80 countries, including 50 groups from Thailand, will be transforming the historic Rattanakosin Island in Bangkok into a centre stage of magical...

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The Green Cycle Track at Suvarnabhumi Airport

October 28, 2014
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The Green Cycle Track at Suvarnabhumi Airport

A great way to keep fit is cycling. It combines exercising with being outdoors in the fresh air. It is also a social sport as many cycling clubs have sprung up...

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28 Parks in Bangkok where you can float Krathongs

October 27, 2014
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28 Parks in Bangkok where you can float Krathongs

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) have said that they will allow the public to float krathongs in 28 parks around Bangkok on Thursday 6th November 2014 from 3 p.m....

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Mounted Horse Patrol popular with Tourists in Bangkok

October 27, 2014
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Mounted Horse Patrol popular with Tourists in Bangkok

Bangkok welcomes a new attraction though it comes from an unusual quarter. The mounted horse patrol was set up to provide security for Thai and foreign tourists in the...

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The Benefits of a Private Thai Tour Guide

October 24, 2014
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The Benefits of a Private Thai Tour Guide

One of the most common questions that I get asked is to help people find a local tour guide. I know a lot of people like to go it...

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The free weekly “Concert in the Park” returns on 9 November 2014

October 23, 2014
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The free weekly “Concert in the Park” returns on 9 November 2014

One of the highlights of the cool season in Bangkok is the annual “Concert in the Park”. This year is the 22nd event organized by the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra taking...

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Watch free Muay Thai Fights at MBK starting in November

October 23, 2014
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Watch free Muay Thai Fights at MBK starting in November

Good news for lovers of Muay Thai. The MBK Fight Night will be returning to the popular shopping mall in Bangkok in two weeks. The first fight, which you can...

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Golden Mount Temple Fair starts on 30 October 2014

October 22, 2014
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Golden Mount Temple Fair starts on 30 October 2014

The longest running temple fair in Bangkok takes place at the Golden Mount at Wat Saket. The opening ceremony is on Thursday 30th October when a red cloth will be...

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Bicycles Fly Free on Bangkok Airways

October 17, 2014
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Bicycles Fly Free on Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways has kicked off its “Bike On Board” campaign to offer free bicycle loading apart from personal baggage. The 1st phase of the airline’s new service commenced on...

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River Festival in Bangkok is from 1-6 November 2014

October 16, 2014
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River Festival in Bangkok is from 1-6 November 2014

It’s time to explore the legacy and heritage of Bangkok’s River of Culture. Experience for the very first time the cultural extravaganza of the River Festival 2014 along the...

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Explore Bangkok with Expique

October 16, 2014
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Explore Bangkok with Expique

Are you looking for something different in Bangkok to the usual tours? Have you been to the City of Angels before but want to see a side of the...

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Nok Air Launches Two Daily Flights to Lampang

October 14, 2014
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Nok Air Launches Two Daily Flights to Lampang

Nok Air has just announced the launch of its latest domestic route from Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok to Lampang starting on the 26th of October 2014 onwards...

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Celebrate Loy Krathong Festival 2014 in Thailand

October 14, 2014
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Celebrate Loy Krathong Festival 2014 in Thailand

Loy Krathong, one of Thailand’s most impressive and popular annual festivals, returns once again this year on the full moon night of the 12th lunar month which this year...

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Samut Prakan Temple Fair is on 13-24 October 2014

October 12, 2014
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Samut Prakan Temple Fair is on 13-24 October 2014

The main event of the year in Samut Prakan Province is the Phra Samut Chedi Temple Fair which is held on both sides of the river. This is a...

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Open Day this Weekend at Parusakawan Palace in Bangkok

October 11, 2014
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Open Day this Weekend at Parusakawan Palace in Bangkok

One of the latest museums to open in Bangkok is the Police Museum which is housed in the grounds of Parusakawan Palace. This is on Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue just south...

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Celebrate Loy Krathong in Sukhothai 2-6 November 2014

October 10, 2014
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Celebrate Loy Krathong in Sukhothai 2-6 November 2014

Although Loy Krathong festival is now celebrated throughout Thailand, the ritual originated in Sukhothai, the first Thai capital. The Sukhothai Loy Krathong and Candle festival will take place from 2-6 November 2014 with...

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Free Shuttle Bus to Ancient Siam and Erawan Museum

October 10, 2014
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Free Shuttle Bus to Ancient Siam and Erawan Museum

The main two tourist attractions in Samut Prakan are the giant three-headed elephant at The Erawan Museum and the large outdoor museum at Ancient Siam. You can go there...

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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 23 October 2014

October 9, 2014
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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 23 October 2014

The annual steam train trip on Chulalongkorn Day will take place on 23rd October 2014. Steam enthusiasts from all around the country will be gathering at Hua Lamphong Station in Bangkok...

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Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang on Sunday

October 9, 2014
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Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang on Sunday

The end of the Buddhist three months Rains Retreat is in October. At this time, when the rivers are at their highest levels, many provinces around Thailand organize boat...

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Alms Giving by Boat at Tha Kha Floating Market on Sunday

October 9, 2014
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Alms Giving by Boat at Tha Kha Floating Market on Sunday

There are many festivals going on at the moment in Thailand to mark the end of the three month long Buddhist Rains Retreat. In English this is sometimes called...

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Temple of the Emerald Buddha will be FREE on Monday Afternoon

October 4, 2014
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Temple of the Emerald Buddha will be FREE on Monday Afternoon

In the afternoon of Monday 6th October 2014, there will be a royal ceremony in the Grand Palace in Bangkok. As a consequence, both the ticket office and the...

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Chonburi Buffalo Racing is on 7 October 2014

October 4, 2014
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Chonburi Buffalo Racing is on 7 October 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Pattaya Office is inviting local and international tourists to join the amazing spectacle of the 143rd Chonburi Annual Buffalo Racing Festival, scheduled to...

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International Flower Show Festival at Swissotel Nai Lert Park in Bangkok

October 4, 2014
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International Flower Show Festival at Swissotel Nai Lert Park in Bangkok

The annual International Flower Show is taking place this weekend at Swissotel Nai Lert Park in Bangkok. The theme this year is “A Tropical Wonderland”. This is now the 28th...

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Thailand to celebrate the end of the Buddhist Lent 2014 nationwide

October 3, 2014
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Thailand to celebrate the end of the Buddhist Lent 2014 nationwide

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to take part in one of the kingdom’s most spectacular festivals to mark the end of the...

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