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8 miles from home, Sacha and Jmayel discover Thainess

Sacha & Jmayel El-Haj are Professional Photographers/Videographers from the UK. They have been together since the tender age of 16 and married in June 2011 in the Moroccan Desert. For the past three years they have lived in the north of Thailand, making videos of their adventures, and, as the saying goes, living the dream. […]

Thainess(ence) discovered in Trang and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Aussies have always loved Thailand but with new destinations and attractions there is even more to enjoy and explore, as Traveltalk magazine’s Jenny Rowland recently discovered. This year, Tourism Thailand is urging travellers to look beyond the standard beach and partying delights and to delve a little deeper into the true essence of Thailand. Namely, […]

Thailand’s 12 hidden gems

This year, as part of our ‘Discover Thainess’ campaign, we want to highlight 12 hidden gems to the world – 12 provinces in the Land of Smiles that you may not have heard of, that showcase our people, society, and rich culture.

Granmonte Vineyard’s Australian connection

Australian travel writer and guest blogger Julie Miller recently met Thai winemaker Nikki Lohitnavy, and found an Australian connection. When Adelaide University student Nikki Lohitnavy returned to her native Thailand after graduation, she received a surprise gift from her parents – her own winery.

A guide to diving in Thailand

Ever thought about diving in Thailand? Thailand has lots of wonderful dive sites on both sides of the Thai peninsula, many within reach of a day trip from Phuket and Koh Samui. Coral reefs and wrecks lay a short boat ride away from the coast, but if you want to go further afield to the […]

Celebrating a Month of Love

We’ve just about wrapped up a Month of Love here at the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and what a celebration it has been! We’ve had underwater weddings, weddings on the back of an elephant, been named the sexiest country in Asia and even manned a kissing booth in Thai Town Sydney on the Valentines Day […]