Take a Tour of the French Ambassador’s Residence in Bangkok on Sunday

September 17, 2014
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Take a Tour of the French Ambassador’s Residence in Bangkok on Sunday

The Embassy of France in Thailand will open the French Ambassador’s Residence to the public as part of “European Heritage Days” on Sunday 21st September 2014. This is an historical building that dates back to the early 19th Century. Heritage Days have been held every year since 1984 on the third weekend of September by the French authorities in France and abroad to promote the richness and diversity of public buildings. They were subsequently adopted by other European countries....

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Koh Si Chang to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the birth of King Rama V

September 12, 2014
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Koh Si Chang to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the birth of King Rama V

Koh Si Chang, a small island off Chon Buri province, best known for once being home to the royal summer palace of King Rama V, is set to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the birth of King Chulalongkorn or King Rama V the Great...

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Thai Tourist Police Launch Official Line Account with Stickers

September 12, 2014
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Thai Tourist Police Launch Official Line Account with Stickers

Thailand’s Tourist Police Division has launched its official Line Account and Line stickers of “Lieutenant Change” under the Community Policing project, to enhance cooperation between tourist police and both Thais and foreign tourists and to provide travel news via Social Media. “The Community Policing...

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Thailand named top international nation for retirees

September 8, 2014
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Thailand named top international nation for retirees

Thailand has just been named as one of the world’s most popular countries around the world to retire to, according to a recent article “The World’s 7 Most Retiree-Friendly...

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Free Admission to Zoo for Nok Air Passengers

September 7, 2014
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This is a special offer for people flying Nok Air in Thailand. You can use your Nok Air boarding pass to visit Chiang Mai Zoo & Songkhla Zoo for...

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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

September 6, 2014
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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

The following is a round-up of travel news from Thailand over the last week as well as a look ahead to some confirmed dates for festivals and events. Included in...

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Shri Ganesha Festival in Bangkok this Weekend

September 6, 2014
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Shri Ganesha Festival in Bangkok this Weekend

Organised by VHP Thailand and Indian Social Club of Thailand, the first “Shri Ganesha Festival 2014 in Bangkok” features many activities for Hindu devotees. The three-day event in front...

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Festival of the Tenth Lunar Month in Nakhon Si Thammarat

September 5, 2014
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Festival of the Tenth Lunar Month in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Making merit on the 10th lunar month is grandly celebrated every year in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Held from the first to 15th waning moon in September, the event marks...

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Nan Boat Races will take place in September and October 2014

September 4, 2014
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Nan Boat Races will take place in September and October 2014

Nan, the mountainous province in the North of Thailand, is once again presenting the charming Thai-Lanna tradition that has been passed on for generations. The Nan Boat Races 2014,...

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Feast on Shellfish, Bird Watching and Squid Fishing Festival 2014 in Phetchaburi

September 3, 2014
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Feast on Shellfish, Bird Watching and Squid Fishing Festival 2014 in Phetchaburi

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phetchaburi Office is inviting local and international tourists to the 16th Feast on Shellfish, Bird Watching and Squid Fishing or Kin Hoi, Du...

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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

August 29, 2014
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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

The following is a round-up of travel news from Thailand over the last week as well as a look ahead to some confirmed dates for festivals and events. Included in...

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New Regulations for Visa Extension in Thailand

August 29, 2014
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New Regulations for Visa Extension in Thailand

The Thai Immigration have released an update to regulations regarding applications for a temporary stay in Thailand (No. 327/2557). The overview is that 48 countries with a visa exemption...

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Lotus Throwing Festival is on 7th October 2014

August 27, 2014
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Lotus Throwing Festival is on 7th October 2014

The Lotus Flower Receiving Festival, called rub Bua in Thai, takes place at Bang Phli every year one day before the end of the Buddhist Rain Retreat. This is...

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Thousands of Colourful Jellyfish Arrive in Rayong

August 22, 2014
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Thousands of Colourful Jellyfish Arrive in Rayong

  Thousands of colourful jellyfish have appeared overnight in the waters off Rayong Province in Eastern Thailand. The director of Khao Laem Ya-Mu Ko Samet Naitonal Marine Park said...

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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

August 22, 2014
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Weekly Round up of Thai Travel News

The following is a round-up of travel news from Thailand over the last week as well as a look ahead to some confirmed dates for festivals and events. Included in...

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The new Lumpinee Boxing Stadium on Ram Intra Road

August 17, 2014
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The new Lumpinee Boxing Stadium on Ram Intra Road

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has pledged to give full backing and support to the new Lumpinee Boxing Stadium which has recently been opened on Ram Intra Road in...

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Don’t Swim when you see a Red Flag

August 15, 2014
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Don’t Swim when you see a Red Flag

During the monsoon season in Southern Thailand at places like Phuket, you have to be very careful when swimming in the sea. It doesn’t matter if it is raining...

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Phuket Beaches after the Army Crackdown

August 13, 2014
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Phuket Beaches after the Army Crackdown

Over the last few days I have been visiting some of the main beaches in Phuket to see for myself the results of the recent crackdown by the army....

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New Queuing System for Taxis at Suvarnabhumi Airport

August 1, 2014
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New Queuing System for Taxis at Suvarnabhumi Airport

The shake up of the taxi services at Suvarnabhumi Airport, recently started by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), is nearly complete with eight state-of-the-art queue management...

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Free Night Tours in Bangkok Start in August 2014

July 31, 2014
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Free Night Tours in Bangkok Start in August 2014

Starting from 1st August 2014, there will be free night tours of Ratanakosin Island in the historical part of Bangkok city. These are open to both Thai and foreign...

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Free Khon Performances During August 2014

July 30, 2014
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Free Khon Performances During August 2014

During August 2014, two shopping malls in Bangkok will be showcasing royal khon performances for free. This is a great opportunity for you to learn about this traditional form...

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Thailand Launches Tourist Insurance Coverage Scheme

July 24, 2014
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Thailand Launches Tourist Insurance Coverage Scheme

Tourists planning a visit to Thailand now have an alternative for travel insurance if they cannot get it locally. Effective from 25th July 2014, visitors will be able to...

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Big Street Party Planned for Bangkok from 25-26 July 2014

July 10, 2014
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Big Street Party Planned for Bangkok from 25-26 July 2014

  The primary shopping district of downtown Bangkok will be converted into a giant festival of happiness, joy, fun and Thai smiles over the 25-26 July 2014 weekend as...

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Traditional Candle Festival Marks the Start of Buddhist Lent

July 5, 2014
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Traditional Candle Festival Marks the Start of Buddhist Lent

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites international and local travellers to join the Thai Buddhist community nationwide in marking the start of this year’s Buddhist Lent from 11-13...

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6th Aquatic Phansa Festival will take place on 11 July 2014

July 5, 2014
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6th Aquatic Phansa Festival will take place on 11 July 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting visitors to Ayutthaya province to participate in a unique festival celebrating the historic bonds between the Thai people and the many rivers...

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Thai Food Festival 2014 at CentralFestival Beach Pattaya from 4-6 July

June 24, 2014
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Thai Food Festival 2014 at CentralFestival Beach Pattaya from 4-6 July

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organising the ‘Thai Food Festival 2014’ to be held at CentralFestival Beach Pattaya from 4-6 July, 2014, to enhance the reputation of...

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Curfew has been lifted in Thailand

June 14, 2014
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Curfew has been lifted in Thailand

The nationwide nighttime curfew in place since 22 May 2014 was lifted on 13th June 2014. The announcement from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), currently overseeing...

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