Local residents of Ekkarat village in Pa Mok district of Ang Thong province have been making drums for a living for over 80 years. The village enthralls visitors with its dazzling display of drums of all types, sizes and designs. The Unexpected Feeling Episode 1: The Rhythm of Life from TATnews Official on Vimeo. These […]
This used to be Thailand’s version of Devils Island, the infamous French prison off the coast of South America. Like it, Koh Tarutao was surrounded by sea and totally removed from public scrutiny. Fortunately, things change and Tarutao is now a pristine national park. Gone are its prison guards and convicts, but not the bizarre […]
Guest blogger John Borthwick checks out Hua Hin’s golf scene. Few golf course deals can match the one closed on the Royal Hua Hin course in 1932…
The temperature is nice and cool and flowers are in full bloom. December and January are good months to visit the cooler northern regions of Thailand. Here are our Top 10 suggestions for winter in Thailand.
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the return of popular shopping promotion for visitors to Thailand during 1 November 2019 and 31 January 2020 with the “Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Passport Privileges” campaign. The campaign helps visitors increase buying power on a wide variety of products and services from over 200 leading service providers. The Tourism Authority […]
Looking for something new, but also old and authentic, in the Thai capital? Try Thonburi, Bangkok’s “left bank.” “Even the tuk-tuks here are cheaper,” says my Thai guide, Amy.
Chiang Mai has long been a popular destination, for its rich history, great shopping, fragrant food and surrounding mountain landscapes. Here are 4 northern destinations to add on to a visit to Chiang Mai.
Thailand is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the world so picking a Top 7 for kids is a hard call. Travel writer Deborah Dickson-Smith shares her favourites. 1. Elephant Hills, Khao Sok About two hours’ drive from Phuket, at this safari-style luxury camping resort, you’ll learn how to feed and bathe elephants, as well as learn […]
Guest blogger and award-winning Australian travel writer Louise Southerden finds there’s more to the Thai capital than temples and tuk-tuks on a Bangkok bike tour. Imagine a bike-friendly city and you’ll probably think of, say, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. Not an Asian city, and definitely not Bangkok, that sprawling stopover of a capital inhabited by 12 […]