Northern Thailand Remains Popular with Chinese Tourists

July 29, 2016
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Northern Thailand Remains Popular with Chinese Tourists

More local attractions in northern provinces have increased the number of Chinese-language signs around their properties, to inform Chinese tourists of the do’s and don’ts that are appropriate in public places. A recent survey has found that more Chinese visitors are complying with the rules. In religious places, most Chinese visitors are observing the dress code. Those who arrive wearing improper clothing are willing to use sarongs provided by temple guardians. Most Chinese tourists said they were impressed with...

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“Bangkok Varee” festival at CentralWorld from 14-31 July 2016

July 13, 2016
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“Bangkok Varee” festival at CentralWorld from 14-31 July 2016

“Bangkok Varee” is a big pop up floating market event from 14-31 July 2016 at CentralWorld in Bangkok. Shop & chill at Venice of the East Festival, the biggest Thai riverside cultural event in the city. Enjoy 300 superb authentic Thai flavours: khao chae,...

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Chiang Mai voted best city in Asia by readers of Travel + Leisure

July 13, 2016
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Chiang Mai voted best city in Asia by readers of Travel + Leisure

Chiang Mai has just been named the Top City in Asia as well as ranked second for the World’s Best Cities in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016 readers’ survey. The northern Thai city was nominated by the readers of the influential...

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Candle Festival Parade in Ubon Ratchathani from 19-20 July 2016

July 8, 2016
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Candle Festival Parade in Ubon Ratchathani from 19-20 July 2016

Ubon Ratchathani is home to one of the most remarkable wax candle festival organised to celebrate the beginning of the Buddhist Lent. This year, the province will again showcase...

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“Muay Thai Live” Wins Best Thai Show at 2016 People’s Choice Awards

July 7, 2016
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“Muay Thai Live” Wins Best Thai Show at 2016 People’s Choice Awards

“Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives” has won Best Thai Show at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards Thailand. The special awards, launched by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT),...

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“ICONSIAM Heritage Museum” to open in 2018

July 4, 2016
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“ICONSIAM Heritage Museum” to open in 2018

Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul, a director of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., has signed a MOU to mark the partnership with The Fine Arts Department to showcase the nation’s cultural heritage and...

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Tourists urged to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun

July 1, 2016
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Tourists urged to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun

Tourists are invited to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun province to enjoy the picturesque freshwater lake and other natural beauties, which have remained protected from modern development....

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Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 from 24-26 June

June 24, 2016
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Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 from 24-26 June

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched the Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 to promote authentic local Thai cuisine from every region countrywide and boost up domestic...

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8th Phuket Baba Wedding from 18-19 June 2016

June 15, 2016
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8th Phuket Baba Wedding from 18-19 June 2016

The Baba Peranakan, 19th century Chinese descendants who immigrated to Phuket some 200 years ago, have a tradition called the Baba Wedding. Eight years ago, the ceremony was revived...

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New Airplane Flea Market in Nakhon Pathom

June 8, 2016
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New Airplane Flea Market in Nakhon Pathom

A new landmark has just opened in Nakhon Pathom to the West of Bangkok. In English it is called “Airplane Flea Market”. On the surface it is just another...

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Rama Yana is a new Water Park in Pattaya

May 24, 2016
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Rama Yana is a new Water Park in Pattaya

RamaYana Water Park is a new family theme park and entertainment waterpark complex located close to Silver Lake and the big Buddha image of Khao Chi Chan. It is...

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Yala province plans to introduce stagecoach services to boost tourism

May 20, 2016
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Yala province plans to introduce stagecoach services to boost tourism

Yala wants to use horse-drawn carriages to attract tourists to the province to boost local tourism and generate extra income for local families. The idea came from a group...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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