I first came across Mae Hong Son in Patricia Schultz’s book, “1000 Things Places to See Before You Die”. She described it as a town with swirling mists, calm rivers, and beautiful tribal villages — and I remember thinking to myself then that some day, I have to get to this place. Fast forward more than 15 years … Continue reading A Day in Mae Hong Son, on the Northern Hills of Thailand
#BANGKOK, 25 January 2017: Thailand is exploring the world of e-Visas with the introduction phase scheduled to take place by the end of this year. Minster of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently evaluating the project. She was commenting on ways to ease visa formalities and … Continue reading Travel – Thailand wants to introduce E-Visa in 2018
It has been a while since I was in my favourite city and the list of new and interesting places I want to check out is growing ever longer, especially since I discovered the Thai magazine “aday”, which has lots of great tips like this cafe near the Hua Mak airport express stop in Ramkhamhaeng called Sunday.
Or this pretty jogging track around the Ram Inthra stadium:
Restaurant Harmonique with its courtyard under a banyan tree.
The dining table inside a swimming pool at 3nvy.
The city’s riverside Protestant cemetery.
And the cluster of art workshops and galleries amid old European buildings on the Charoen Krung Soi 30, also known after an obscure historical figure as Soi Captain Bush.
Plus there is the new incarnation of the Thailand Design and Creativity Centre nearby in…
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THERE really is no place like Bangkok. It has been ranked the most popular city in the Asia region once gain in terms of foreign visitors, seeing almost double the number of its closest competitors, Singapore and Tokyo and definitely better than shallow, materialistic money loving Shanghai… also aptly known as “the Whore of the Orient“. … Continue reading Bangkok Ranked Asia’s Most Popular City Yet Again
1. Nakhon Ratchasima 20,493 sq.klm
2. Chiang Mai 20,107 sq.klm
3. Kanchanaburi 19,483 sq.klm
1. Phuket 543 sq.klm
2. Chang 429 sq.klm
3. Samui 247 sq. klm
1. Doi Inthanon 2,565 metres
2. Doi Pha Hom Pok 2,285 metres
3. Doi Chiang Dao 2,195 metre
1. Chi 765 klm
2. Mun 750 klm
3. Nan 740 klm
4. Chao Phraya 370 klm
Nan and its main tributary, Chao Phraya, combined are 1,110 klm.
Major agricultural exports
Rubber, sugar, rice.
Major manufactured exports
Computer and computer accessories, cars and spare parts, gems and jewellery, petroleum products, plastic resin, chemicals and integrated circuit.
Only drink bottled or boiled water. Tap water is usually ok for brushing teeth.
Ice from any retail establishment is safe to consume.
Light, cool clothes are highly recommended for those coming from cooler climates. Thin cotton or…
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