Thai Festivals and Events during April 2016

April 6, 2016
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Thai Festivals and Events during April 2016

Thailand has some amazing and beautiful festivals. I try to visit as many of them as I can. The following is a list of all the latest festivals from around Thailand, as well as major events taking place during April 2016. Visit Thai Festival Blogs for more upcoming festivals in Thailand. 30th March – 7th April:  Thai Red Cross Fair at Amporn Garden 1st April: Mini Light and Sound Show at Sukhothai Historical Park 1st-3rd April: Phanom Rung Festival 2nd...

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Pae Pan Rai is a new tourist attraction in Nong Khai

April 9, 2016
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Pae Pan Rai is a new tourist attraction in Nong Khai

The northeastern province of Nong Khai has unveiled a new tourist attraction in Rattanawapi Sub-district. Covering an area of 5,000 rai, the new tourist spot, named Pae Pan Rai (แพพันไร่), features a large swamp and beautiful scenery. The place became a must-visit among locals...

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Grand Songkran Procession in Bangkok on 10 April 2016

April 5, 2016
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Grand Songkran Procession in Bangkok on 10 April 2016

“Songkran Splendours: The Procession of Three Kingdoms” will be held in Bangkok on Sunday 10th April 2016. The opening ceremony and procession will showcase Thailand’s cultural diversity and the heritage of each region. Visitors will get a true taste of how the Thai New...

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Chiang Rai unveils “Nong Bua Luang”, a new tourist attraction

April 5, 2016
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Chiang Rai unveils “Nong Bua Luang”, a new tourist attraction

Thailand’s northernmost province Chiang Rai has unveiled a new tourist attraction as a treat for nature lovers. Nong Bua Luang (หนองบัวหลวง) was originally a community fishing and farming area....

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Flash Sale on Tuesday in Bangkok for Songkran Holiday

April 3, 2016
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Flash Sale on Tuesday in Bangkok for Songkran Holiday

On Tuesday 5th April, there will be a special flash sale in Bangkok for tourism products. The four-hour flash sale will boast special deals and steep discounts on accommodation...

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“The Metro – Forest Project” opens in Bangkok

March 31, 2016
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“The Metro – Forest Project” opens in Bangkok

The latest eco-tourism attraction to open in Bangkok is the 4.74 acre “The Metro – Forest Project”. Dubbed as a “forest in the city”, this project has the aim...

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New stunning photos of “Grand Canyon” in Ubon Ratchathani

March 30, 2016
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New stunning photos of “Grand Canyon” in Ubon Ratchathani

A new landmark in Thailand is getting a lot of notice on social media this week. It has been dubbed the “Grand Canyon” of Ubon Ratchathani. The latest set of...

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Blossoming silver trumpet flowers popular with tourists in Suphanburi

March 30, 2016
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Blossoming silver trumpet flowers popular with tourists in Suphanburi

Tourists in Suphanburi and neighboring provinces are flocking to admire the blossoming silver trumpet flowers. The trees are located on route 3502 in the districts of Sam Chuk and...

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Market on the Train Tracks Re-Opens on 1 April 2016

March 29, 2016
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Market on the Train Tracks Re-Opens on 1 April 2016

The famous market on the railway tracks in Samut Songkhram (Mae Klong) will be re-opened on Friday 1st April 2016. This follows extensive repairs to the 33.57km route that...

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Six Thai Temples on Six Thai Coins

March 28, 2016
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Six Thai Temples on Six Thai Coins

Did you know, that the Thai coins each have a different temple on the back? The Baht coins are all temples in Bangkok (1 Baht – Temple of the...

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Phi Ta Khon Festival confirmed for 6-8 July 2016

March 27, 2016
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Phi Ta Khon Festival confirmed for 6-8 July 2016

One of the most colourful and unusual festivals in Thailand is Phi Ta Khon which takes place every year in Dan Sai in Loei Province. The date for this...

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Glass Skywalk in Nong Khai is now ready to open

March 25, 2016
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Glass Skywalk in Nong Khai is now ready to open

A U-shaped skywalk at Wat Pha Tak Suea temple in Sangkhom district of Nong Khai province has now been completed. The 16 meter long skywalk, which was built overlooking...

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1,200 Muay Thai fighters from around the world recently visited Ayutthaya

March 23, 2016
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1,200 Muay Thai fighters from around the world recently visited Ayutthaya

The 12th World Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony was held recently at the Ayutthaya Historical Park. The festival attracted more than 1,200 Muay Thai fighters and enthusiasts from 57...

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Phang Nga’s Koh Yao Noi wins best homestay award in ASEAN

March 22, 2016
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Phang Nga’s Koh Yao Noi wins best homestay award in ASEAN

Koh Yao Noi Homestay in Phang Nga Province has won the best homestay award of the ASEAN Homestay Awards of 2016-18. Thailand submitted five homestay destinations to compete for...

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26th Chumphon Marine Festival 2016

March 18, 2016
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26th Chumphon Marine Festival 2016

The 26th Chumphon Marine Festival 2016 will kick off later this month to promote local tourism in the southern province. This year’s festival is held under the theme ‘Colorful...

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Thai Festivals and Events during March 2016

March 7, 2016
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Thai Festivals and Events during March 2016

Thailand has some amazing and beautiful festivals. I try to visit as many of them as I can. The following is a list of all the latest festivals from...

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Newly discovered limestone cave in Tak to become a toursit attraction

March 5, 2016
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Newly discovered limestone cave in Tak to become a toursit attraction

A newly discovered cave in Tak province is set to receive an upgrade to become a new tourist attraction. The cave, known locally as “Tham Pha Khao Morakot”, was...

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Glass skywalk over cliff in Nong Khai is 80% finished

March 4, 2016
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Glass skywalk over cliff in Nong Khai is 80% finished

Thailand’s first glass skywalk is being built at Wat Pha Tak Suea temple in Nong Khai province. Visitors will have a chance to see some breath-taking scenary, both in...

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Beautiful view of Phang Nga Bay from Samed Nang Chee

March 4, 2016
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Beautiful view of Phang Nga Bay from Samed Nang Chee

A new viewpoint in Phang Nga province is turning into a popular tourist attraction after photos of the view went viral on social media. The Samed Nang Chee viewpoint...

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1,600 Pandas have just arrived in Bangkok

March 3, 2016
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1,600 Pandas have just arrived in Bangkok

1,600 pandas have just arrived in Bangkok as part of their world tour. The papier mache sculptures, each with its own expression, will be exhibited in Bangkok during March...

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King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament from 10–13 March 2016

March 3, 2016
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King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament from 10–13 March 2016

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced the 2016 dates for the highly popular charity event – The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament. This year’s event will be held...

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Tourism Fair for Eastern Thailand at QSNCC from 3-6 March 2016

March 3, 2016
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Tourism Fair for Eastern Thailand at QSNCC from 3-6 March 2016

The annual tourism fair for Eastern Thailand is taking place this week in the Plenary Hall of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok. Seven provinces are represented at...

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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand is on 26 March 2016

March 1, 2016
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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand is on 26 March 2016

The next steam train trip in Thailand departs Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok on Saturday 26th March 2016. The destination this time is Ayutthaya. Tickets costs 250 Baht return...

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Bangkok still performing well in worldwide travel surveys

March 1, 2016
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Bangkok still performing well in worldwide travel surveys

Bangkok’s status as one of the world’s most popular destinations was reaffirmed recently with the city winning accolades as the World’s Second most “Liked City” on Instagram, as judged...

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Life sized Superheroes at Thai Temples

February 29, 2016
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Life sized Superheroes at Thai Temples

The abbot of Wat Tamru in Samut Prakan has installed full-sized superhero statues to encourage people to visit the temple. This seems to be a growing trend as quite...

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Street Food Festival at Centralworld from 26-28 February 2016

February 26, 2016
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Street Food Festival at Centralworld from 26-28 February 2016

The “Thailand Stylish Street Food Makeover Festival” will be held from 26-28 February 2016, at the CentralWorld shopping complex (Zone C & D) in Bangkok from 11 a.m. to...

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Latest update on the Nok Air situation

February 18, 2016
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Latest update on the Nok Air situation

Since the pilot strike on Sunday night, Nok Air have cancelled 17 flights in total. The situation is getting back to normal now but it is advisable to check...

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