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Songkran on Khao San Road to be more subdued this year

March 25, 2017

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Songkran on Khao San Road to be more subdued this year

Songkran celebrations on Khao San Road this year is expected to be more subdued due to the mourning period for King Bhumibol. According to Suphakit Boonkan, the district officer for Phra Nakhon, the local business operators have been asked not to put on any concerts or events that play loud music during Songkran. This is because Khao San Road is very close to Sanam Luang which is still full of people coming to pay respects to the late king....

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World Food Expo 2017 at CentralWorld until 9 April

March 25, 2017

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World Food Expo 2017 at CentralWorld until 9 April

World Food Expo 2017 is taking place in front of CentralWorld in Bangkok from 23rd March until 9th April. The event offers many stalls offering popular kids of street and restaurant food, food truck and also processed food using advanced innovation. There are also workshops with famous chefs. There are 4 zones at the event: 1. Santorini Zone: Activities and music show 2. Street food and Food truck: 48 street food shops and 8 food trucks 3. Food industry:...

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King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament until Sunday

March 10, 2017

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King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament until Sunday

The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament will be held by the banks of Bangkok’s Chaophraya River from 9th-12th March 2017 and promises to have a full range of fun elephant festivities for the whole family. Now in its fifteenth year, the tournament has become one of the biggest charitable events in Southeast Asia with over US$1.3 million raised and donated to projects that better the lives of Thailand’s wild and domesticated elephant population, these include: the world’s first Thai...

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“Bangkok Gourmet Festival 2017” from 3-5 March at Siam Paragon

February 27, 2017

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“Bangkok Gourmet Festival 2017” from 3-5 March at Siam Paragon

True Visions Group, with the support of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is preparing to stage the Bangkok Gourmet Festival 2017 – the first international food festival of its kind, which is scheduled to take place during 3-5 March 2017 at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon. The festival will provide a unique opportunity where visitors will see an exciting gathering of Thai master chefs and international celebrity chefs, and Michelin-star chefs with world-class experience and expertise from Asia,...

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The Color Run returns to Bangkok 1-2 April 2017

February 23, 2017

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The Color Run returns to Bangkok 1-2 April 2017

The second edition of The Color Run is back. On Saturday and Sunday, 1st and 2nd April, Color Runners will be bathed head to toe in bright, colorful powder in special color zones located every one kilometre along the 5km route. Runners are urged to take their time and savor the fun as this is not a timed race. There are no winners. The fun doesn’t stop once you cross the finish line, however. The post-race Finish Festival includes...

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Tourism festival in Chiang Khan to attract more visitors

February 21, 2017

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Tourism festival in Chiang Khan to attract more visitors

The northeastern province of Loei has kicked off a campaign to attract visitors to Chiang Khan district. The campaign is aimed at promoting constructive tourism by introducing travelers to attractions and activities that allow them to explore and appreciate the culture and lifestyle of Chiang Khan people. Visit My Thailand Photos for more images of this area. Highlights of Chiang Khan include a tram sightseeing trip to the old quarter, excursions along the Mekong River, tours of fishing and...

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18th Bangkok Vertical Marathon 2017

February 20, 2017

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18th Bangkok Vertical Marathon 2017

Now in its 18th year, the Banyan Tree Hotel’s Vertical Marathon continues to separate the men from the boys as runners race 61 floors into the sky. Fitness enthusiasts and charity runners are welcome to join this fun but exhausting event up the 1,093 stairs of the distinctive Bangkok building. They are welcomed to try to beat the astonishing record of six minutes 16 seconds. The finishing point of the event is the famous Vertigo Rooftop bar which offers...

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Sunset Food Festival at Sukhothai Historical Park

February 3, 2017

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Sunset Food Festival at Sukhothai Historical Park

Due to poplar demand, the food festival in Sukhothai Historical Park is returning. Stroll through the retro market, select some delicious Thai food, and then sit and enjoy the atmosphere while eating your meal. The food festival takes place on the first Friday and Saturday of the month from February to May 2017, from 5pm to 9pm. FollowShare

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Khon Kaen International Marathon 2017

January 27, 2017

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Khon Kaen International Marathon 2017

Khon Kaen International Marathon is one of Thailand’s many running events becoming increasingly popular on the international circuit. In 2017 the running event will take place on 29 January, and runners from around the world are invited to register and run in a town that is an undiscovered Thai gem. The event is being organised by the Khon Kaen University Alumni Association and is officially sanctioned by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races and the Athletic Association...

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Thailand Tourism Festival 2017 in Lumpini Park from 25-29 January

January 2, 2017

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Thailand Tourism Festival 2017 in Lumpini Park from 25-29 January

Thailand’s largest domestic tourism fair, Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF), is returning in January 2017, giving all tourists and travellers an insight to some of the wonders to be explored in the kingdom. The event will take place in Lumpini Park in Bangkok from Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th January 2017. It is open for free from 12pm to 10pm. There will be lots to see and do including food, handicraft and shows. TTF is now in its 37th year...

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