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  • 21 Jul0
    ONE-DAY BEACH ESCAPES FROM BANGKOK

    ONE-DAY BEACH ESCAPES FROM BANGKOK

    Post by jane

      Thailand’s ravishing southern and Andaman islands might be famously home to Thailand’s best beaches, but there are a few stretches of sand close enough to Bangkok worthy of a day (or two’s) escape. Here are the top picks for a sun-kissed sojourn. The royal beach town of Hua Hin offers a seaside break with a side […]

     
  • 28 Jun0
    What the street-food ban has really meant for Bangkok

    What the street-food ban has really meant for Bangkok

    Post by jane

      It has been one year since Bangkok’s street food “ban“ went into effect and the government started a mission to clear Bangkok’s major sidewalks of street vendors. Food-loving Bangkokians, with their go-to hookups for grilled pork skewers, wok-fried noodles and late-night bowls of rice porridge met the news with dismay. Many of us criticised […]

     
  • 15 May0
    How to be a sustainable tourist in Thailand

    How to be a sustainable tourist in Thailand

    Post by jane

    Thailand is a beautiful country to travel, yet, there are many cringe-worthy ways in which tourism has had a negative impact on the environment, ethnic groups, and marine life in Thailand. Animals are exploited for the benefit of tourists, pristine environments have been compromised, local communities have been taken advantage of in the name of […]

     
  • 29 Apr0
    Maya Beach gets a rest

    Maya Beach gets a rest

    Post by jane

    Made famous by the movie, “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Maya Beach in the Andaman Sea has for many years been a chaotic place, lined with selfie-taking tourists and crammed full with speedboats. On any given day, numbers of visitors multiply by the minute as boats pour in and out of the bay, dropping off […]

     
  • 19 Mar0
    Our National Sport

    Our National Sport

    Post by jane

    Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and a way of life for many people. It is also considered by many to be an art form representing true Thai culture. Muay Thai’s definitive origins are debated by modern scholars, as much its formal history was lost when the Burmese ransacked our capital Ayudhaya, during […]

     
  • 15 Feb0
    Your Guide to Thailand’s Weather

    Your Guide to Thailand’s Weather

    Post by jane

      Thinking of going on holiday to Thailand? Working out when the weather will be the nicest is an obvious consideration we make when planning a vacation. In this blog, we hope to help you determine when the best time for you might be to visit our country. Thailand can be broadly defined as having […]

     
  • 17 Jan0
    Thai Massage (All You Need to Know Before You Go!)

    Thai Massage (All You Need to Know Before You Go!)

    Post by jane

      History of Thai Massage  Forming a central component of Thai medicine, Thai massage, pronounced “nuad thai” in Thai, is believed to have originated over 2,500 years ago in India. While it has been practiced by Thai monks for centuries, it was founded by Kumar Bhaccha, a friend and physician of Buddha. Thai massage is […]