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Krabi – A Traveler’s Guide to This Southern Province

Krabi – A Traveler’s Guide to This Southern Province

Many countries have provinces that are considered tourist destinations and Krabi Thailand is one of them. The Krabi province is located on the southern part of Thailand and surrounded by other provinces like Trang, Phang Nga, and Surat Thani. History of Krabi In the year 1200, the city Ban Thai Samor was part of the [...]

Chiang Mai – A Look at Life in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai – A Look at Life in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the second largest province in Thailand and is found on the northern side of the country, surrounded by other provinces including Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, and Lampang. Chiang Mai Thailand is located around 700km from Bangkok. History of Chiang Mai Chiang Mai’s foundation happened in 1296 and was the capital [...]

Hua Hin – Discover the Most Popular Thai Beach Resort

Hua Hin – Discover the Most Popular Thai Beach Resort

Hua Hin is the original and most traditional beach resort in Thailand. It is popular not just among foreigners but among locals as well. It is populated by a little over 80 thousand people and is just around 200 km from Bangkok. It is part of the Prachuap Khiri Khan province which is located in [...]

Thai Language – A Brief Overview

Thai Language – A Brief Overview

Thai language is the official and primary language of Thailand. It is also known as Siamese, Central Thai, or simply “Thai”. It is spoken by almost 80% of the population of the country, around sixty million people in Thailand. Although mainly used in Thailand, it is also used in other places such as Singapore, the [...]

Thai Food – An Introduction to Thai Cuisine

Thai Food – An Introduction to Thai Cuisine

Spicy and delightful is how most people would describe Thai food or Thai Cuisine. A kaleidoscope of flavors in harmony – bitter, sweet, salty, hot, and sour all rolled into one delicious package.   Thai Food – It’s All About Balance Thai food is internationally renowned and its spiciness in particular is well-known. Whether it [...]

Rayong – A Summary of This Province’s Delights

Rayong – A Summary of This Province’s Delights

One of the late bloomers in the tourism industry of Thailand, Rayong has gained popularity for its natural and man-made attractions, pristine and unspoiled beaches, wide variety of seafood, and agricultural products.  For sea lovers who are looking for some peace and tranquillity near Bangkok, the 100 km coastline of Rayong Thailand is an ideal [...]

Tiger Temple – A Controversial Tourist Attraction

Tiger Temple – A Controversial Tourist Attraction

Shopping malls and beaches are not the only destinations that attract tourists to vacation in Thailand. A good number of them head to Western Thailand to visit the Wat Pa Luangta Bua Yannasampanno Forest Monastery, otherwise popularly known as the Tiger Temple. It is a Buddhist temple that functions as a tourist attraction and a [...]

Thailand History – Discover the Events that Shaped This Nation

Thailand History – Discover the Events that Shaped This Nation

Based on Thailand history, Siam was the official name of Thailand until it was replaced by its current name in June 1939. It is interesting to note that it is the only Southeast Asian country that has never been colonized by any European power; and, that King Rama IX (its present king) is the longest-serving [...]