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Thailand promotes ecotourism and sustainable practice.

Earlier this month in an interview with Australian travel writer Deborah Dickson-Smith, Mr Amnuay Thiamkeerakul, Executive Director ASEAN shared information about TAT’s efforts to promote ecotourism and sustainable practice, as part of its “Discover Thainess” campaign. This month at Thailand Travel Mart 2015 Plus, it was announced that Thailand’s marketing campaign, “Discover Thainess” will focus on […]

Flying through the tree tops: Chiang Mai’s Flying Gibbon

Travel blogger Skye Gilkeson describes herself as a journalist, personal trainer, clean cook, nutrition nerd and intrepid traveller. She recently explored the tree tops of Chiang Mai, on the Flying Gibbon. Chiang Mai in northern Thailand has long been a mecca for tourists, hikers, yogis and those in search off healing. It’s an ancient city […]

Hua Hin, beautiful beaches, thrills and spills, food and culture.

Less than 200 km and under 2 hours drive south of Bangkok, Hua Hin is one of Thailand’s most popular weekend getaway destinations for Bangkok residents and international tourists alike. Located in the Prachuap Khiri Khan province, it’s also the location of the King of Thailand’s summer palace. As well as its beautiful beaches, Hua […]

Naturally lovely: Botanica Khao Yai

Guest blogger Julie Miller discovers a luxury resort embracing the natural environment of Thailand’s first national park. Business is booming around Khao Yai National Park. A three-hour drive from Bangkok, this formerly sleepy mountain haven is becoming increasing popular as a weekend escape for wealthy cityslickers, with new condominiums, a shopping mall and even a […]

The White Temple of Chiang Rai

Travel writer Julie Miller visits the famous White Temple near Chiang Rai, damaged during the 2014 earthquake. When the earth rumbled and grumbled during a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Chiang Rai on May 25, 2014, there was one major victim – Wat Rong Khun, better known as The White Temple.