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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13th Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony in Ayutthaya on Friday 17 March

March 15, 2017
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13th Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony in Ayutthaya on Friday 17 March

The annual Wai Kru Muay Thai ceremony has become a firm fixture on the calendars of Muay Thai fans all over the world. It takes place on 17th March 2017 in Ayutthaya Historical Park. The Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony enables boxers to pay respects to their masters, and to pay homage to Nai Khanom Tom at his statue in Ayutthaya. Nai Khanom Tom was the legendary Muay Thai folk hero who was the most famous Muay Thai warrior...

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Tao Music & Underwater Festival 2017

March 13, 2017
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Tao Music & Underwater Festival 2017

Koh Tao, a popular island in the Gulf of Thailand, is the venue for the Tao Music & Underwater Festival – a cultural, artistic and eco-friendly event which will take place over three days, from 28th-30th March, 2017. Best of all, proceeds from the event will go towards protecting the local environment on and off-shore. The festival will offer a mix of music and styles from Thai and Myanmar’s best modern Indy bands to abstract Hip-Hop, Electro and House....

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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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Visit 56 museums in Thailand for only 199 Baht with Muse Pass 5

February 26, 2017
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Visit 56 museums in Thailand for only 199 Baht with Muse Pass 5

Looking for something to do on a hot or wet day? The ‘Muse Pass’ is an economical way to visit 56 museums and multiple learning centers across Thailand. The pass costs only 199 Baht and this then gives you free entry to 56 museums. A couple of the bigger museums cost more than this pass so you will get your investment back straight away. You can buy at most participating museums from now until 30 September 2017. You can also...

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Tha Sadet in Nong Khai named a “must-see” market in Thailand

February 24, 2017
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Tha Sadet in Nong Khai named a “must-see” market in Thailand

The Ministry of Commerce has listed Tha Sadet Market in the northeastern province of Nong Khai as one of the “must-see” markets in Thailand. The market will be promoted as a major tourist attraction to generate income for the local community. Many unique products of Nong Khai are on sale in this market, such as consumer goods and handicrafts. The project promoting the country’s must-see markets is in line with the Government’s policy of establishing community markets, both for...

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ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival 2017 in Yala

February 24, 2017
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ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival 2017 in Yala

More than 2,000 Javanese doves are expected to join the ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival, to be held at the Khwan Mueang Park in Yala from 3 to 5 March 2017. Mayor of the Yala City Municipality Pongsak Yingchonchaoen said that many dove raisers from Thailand and other ASEAN countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, would bring their doves to compete to make the sweetest and most melodious cooing sounds. Apart from residents in Yala and Songkhla, those...

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New Air Asia flights from Pattaya to Phuket and Ubon Ratchathani

February 23, 2017
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New Air Asia flights from Pattaya to Phuket and Ubon Ratchathani

Air Asia has added two new inter-regional connections with daily direct flights from U-Tapao to Phuket and Ubon Ratchathani. Both the additions will begin service on 30 March 2017 and are being introduced with promotional fares starting at only 490 Baht per trip for Pattaya (U-Tapao) – Ubon Ratchathani and only 790 Baht per trip for Pattaya (U-Tapao) – Phuket. Mr. Santisuk Klongchaiya, Director of Commercial for Thai AirAsia, said that regional connections in Thailand are a strength of Thai...

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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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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 26th March 2017

February 21, 2017
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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 26th March 2017

The next steam train trip in Thailand departs Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok on Sunday 26th March 2016. The destination this time is Ayutthaya. Tickets costs 250 Baht return or 999 Baht if you want to book a coach tour of Ayutthaya. If you don’t want to book a tour, you can hire bicycles at the train station or ask a Tuk Tuk driver to take you around. You can buy tickets at Hua Lamphong station or at any station...

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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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Thailand Harmony World Puppet Festival from 20-26 February 2017

February 20, 2017
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Thailand Harmony World Puppet Festival from 20-26 February 2017

The Thailand Harmony World Puppet Festival is becoming a must-visit event for puppet lovers and puppeteers from all over the world with many big names from the world of puppets coming to the kingdom to show off their skills. This year’s event is taking place in the atmospheric little town of Kanchanaburi and individuals and teams of puppeteers from Asia, Europe and Africa will be joining. So there will be a range of shows to watch, with everything from...

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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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Vendors to be moved away from World Heritage site in Ayutthaya

February 10, 2017
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Vendors to be moved away from World Heritage site in Ayutthaya

Wat Phra Mongkhon Bophit in Ayutthaya province is preparing to relocate the vendors at the temple, in order to reorganize merchant activities at the world heritage site. The 264 vendors will be relocated to behind the former city hall in March, while a shuttle service will be provided for visitors to the temple. Officials will also move temple parking to the former city hall. Source: National News Bureau & Public Relations

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The “Once Flower Upon a Time Festival” in Prachinburi

February 8, 2017
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The “Once Flower Upon a Time Festival” in Prachinburi

Dasada Gallery in Prachinburi province near Khao Yai has long been recognised for its extravagant flower garden. From now until 19 February, 2017, the venue is organising the ‘Once Flower Upon a Time Festival @ Dasada Gallery’ (a flower festival in the glasshouses where rare blooms can flourish) – along with special exhibitions to pay remembrance to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Set on a 800-rai plot of land, the flower festival at Dasada Gallery features five different zones:...

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Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai continues to attract tourists

February 6, 2017
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Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai continues to attract tourists

The scenic mist hovering above the Lao border is a highlight of any visit to Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai during the winter. The temperature, which now stands at 9-18 degrees, has made the northernmost province even more tempting for those seeking to escape hot city weather. According to the Northern Thailand Community Based Tourism Association, around 300-1,000 tourists visit Phu Chi Fa a day during this period. The sea of mist phenomenon will remain a mountain attraction...

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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.

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Mystic Valley Festival Thailand 2017 from 3-5 February

February 1, 2017
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Mystic Valley Festival Thailand 2017 from 3-5 February

Mystic Valley Festival Thailand, one of the biggest outdoor electronic music events, is set to take place from 3-5 February, 2017 at Mountain Creek, Khao Yai, Nakhorn Ratchasima. The 3-day/3-night music event will be jam-packed with world class artists offering a wide array of music on eight stages covering various music genres from EDM, Trance, Techno, House, Drum & Bass, Trap, Nu Disco and Indie, complete with pool party facilities and a secret stage at an undisclosed location. This is...

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Food and Fruit Fair in Nakhon Pathom until 3 February 2017

January 31, 2017
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Food and Fruit Fair in Nakhon Pathom until 3 February 2017

The annual fruit festival has opened in Nakhon Pathom to promote farm produce and high quality food items to visitors from across the country. Visitors to the festival are invited to enjoy and taste food from over 30 popular shops and learn more about the tourist destinations and local culture, as well as buy quality local products. The seven-day event, which will continue until 3rd February 2017, also features cultural performances, a fish fair, and an international chicken expo...

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You can buy Thai train tickets online from 1 February

January 30, 2017
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You can buy Thai train tickets online from 1 February

Starting from 1st February 2017, you will be able to buy train tickets online from the State Railway of Thailand. You can use credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB) or debit cards to buy the e-tickets at either www.railway.co.th or www.thairailwayticket.com (latter not online yet). You can purchase tickets up 60 days in advance and no less than two hours before the train is scheduled to leave. Only four tickets are available per booking. The booking fee is 40 Baht per 1st...

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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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Celebrate Chinese New Year at CentralWorld in Bangkok

January 25, 2017
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Celebrate Chinese New Year at CentralWorld in Bangkok

Many of the shopping malls around Thailand are putting on activities this week to celebrate the Chinese New Year Festival. In Bangkok, one of the major celebrations is taking place in front of CentralWorld on Ratchadamri Road. From now until 29th January 2017, there will be rare acrobat performances, cooking shows, and other cultural performances. In addition there is lots of food from ten famous restaurants on Yaowarat Road. The shows start from 4pm daily.

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Lantern Festival in Samut Prakan from 27 January to 19 February 2017

January 24, 2017
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Lantern Festival in Samut Prakan from 27 January to 19 February 2017

During the Chinese New Year there is a Lantern Festival at Katanyu Foundation in Samut Prakan (click here for map). There are over 5,000 colourful lanterns that have been imported from Taiwan. Some are just plain lanterns but others are shaped as humans, gods and various animals. This large Chinese temple is near Ancient Siam on Sukhumwit Road. They turn the lights on at about 6pm. This is the best time to go just after sunset when the sky...

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Paying respects to the Buddha’s footprint on Khao Khitchakut

January 23, 2017
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Paying respects to the Buddha’s footprint on Khao Khitchakut

Every year between Chinese New Year and Makha Bucha Day (late January to March), there is a ceremony to worship the Lord Buddha’s footprint at Khao Khitchakut National Park in Chanthaburi province. The ceremony usually lasts for a couple of months. This year, it is scheduled to be held between 28th January and 28th March 2017. Click here for google map location. The Buddha’s footprint at the Khao Khitchakut is said to be the highest in Thailand. It is...

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Celebrate Chinese New Year 2017 in Bangkok’s Lumpini Park

January 23, 2017
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Celebrate Chinese New Year 2017 in Bangkok’s Lumpini Park

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is preparing to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2017 with a touch of Thainess, as part of this year’s Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF) at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park from 25th-29th January. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor said, “Thailand is known as the host of the biggest celebration of the Lunar New Year outside of  China. This year also marks the 42nd year of Sino-Thai diplomatic relations as well as the 13th anniversary of cooperation...

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