With as many as eight million visitors a year, Phuket Island is one of Thailand’s and Southeast Asia’s most popular travel destinations.
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Focusing mainly on a deeper spiritual side, the Por Tor Festival is far from being a gloomy event. On the contrary, beyond the proper respect to the dead and the solemnity required by this kind of event, visitors will find a colorful, noisy display full of fun, magic shows, live concerts, fascinating traditions and plenty of stalls with delicious food.
It may still rule the roost as Southeast Asia’s number one destination, but Thailand doesn’t plan to rest on its laurels. Between 23 March 2012 and 1 April 2012, the country will host its biggest tourism event of the year, “7 Miracles of Thailand”
Taking a holiday to Thailand is an experience you will remember forever, as this is a beautiful corner of the world that is ripe for exploring. If you are looking for the ultimate paradise getaway to the beach, there are three places you should consider.
The water-borne royal kathin procession on 22 October will consist of a flotilla of 52 traditional-style barges arranged in five columns, based on a battle formation from ancient times. The five-column flotilla stretches 1,280 metres in length and 110 across. A total of 2,200 sailors from various units within the Royal Thai Navy will serve as oarsmen.
The father of a tourist who died in suspicious circumstances while on holiday in Thailand is accusing authorities of attempting to cover up the circumstances surrounding his daughter’s death. Richard Carter from Auckland, whose daughter Sarah Carter, 25, passed away while backpacking in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai, has set up a website […]
The Land of Smiles, otherwise known as Thailand is fast emerging as the number one choice for thousands of westerners looking to emigrate to an exciting new life in the sun.
For chic, luxurious accommodation in the south of Thailand, look no further than the Krabi Ananta Burin Resort at Ao Nang Beach, a place where visitors can truly get away from it all.
From April 13th to 15th, every single person in Thailand goes absolutely bananas with street parties and water fights on an epic scale taking place throughout the country.
The Far East is proving to be the Promised Land for many Indian travelers nowadays. After decades of fascination with North American and European destinations, travelers from the Sub Continent are now turning their attentions to Southeast Asia, lured by the pull of perfect weather, low cost flights and straightforward visa rules.
Thousands of sun-seekers have found anything but in Thailand this week, instead being caught up in cyclone-like weather that has caused severe floods throughout the country’s popular southern islands.
The average cost of a one night’s stay in a Thai hotel dropped by almost 3% last year, making the country one of the best in the world as far as low-cost accommodation rates go.
Thursday night saw a strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale strike north east Myanmar, shaking up a region that is already on edge following the recent events in Japan. The powerful Burma quake was reported by the USGS in a fairly remote area of the country.
If you are an extreme sports fan, and just happen to be headed to Thailand, then the much anticipated Langkawi Water Festival should be right up your alley. Hosted by the Malaysian resort, this high octane event is an opportunity to be amazed and to cool off under the hot Thai sun.