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Travel Tips

Sun, 2017-11-05 04:00
Getting there

Peak interest at Indochina's highest point

Sun, 2017-11-05 04:00
Standing atop Fansipan mountain, I feel on top of the world -- which is to be expected, since they call this summit the Roof of Indochina.

Don Mueang bridge renovations to start

Sat, 2017-11-04 05:09
The bridge to enter Don Mueang International Airport is to close until next September, with renovations for the bridge and its surrounding roads set to start this Monday.

Grownup playgrounds

Fri, 2017-11-03 04:00
Let's all be honest for a second. This is a safe space. No one's judging anyone. Let's all admit this: when we look at kids' playgrounds, we adults also want in on the action. Who doesn't want to ride down that awesome tube slide? Or get lost in a sea of plastic balls? Or crawl into one of those tunnels? But hey, adults aren't allowed in kids' playgrounds because that's not what grownups are...

Royal crematorium, exhibition opened to public

Thu, 2017-11-02 12:28
A large crowd greeted Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn when she opened the royal crematorium to the public at Sanam Luang on Thursday morning.

No-smoking law kicks in as beach garbage piles up

Thu, 2017-11-02 05:28
Authorities began enforcing a smoking ban on 24 beaches in 15 provinces Wednesday as an academic put the blame for mounting beach and ocean pollution on 'all Thais'.

Grand Canyon tram bill voted down

Thu, 2017-11-02 04:00
Legislation to build an aerial tram to take paying visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon has been voted down by the Navajo Nation Council.

Full Moon Festival

Thu, 2017-11-02 04:00
One of Thailand's most popular festivals, Loy Krathong, will be celebrated from tomorrow. This year, the Full Moon of the 12th lunar month falls on Nov 3.

Top Tourism Cities

Thu, 2017-11-02 04:00
Bangkok has the fifth largest tourism revenues in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Temple cities

Thu, 2017-11-02 04:00
Farmland stretches out and covers most of the flat land along the Irrawaddy River. From the aeroplane, I can see the green fertile land and the brown river before the aircraft lands in Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar after Yangon.

Amsterdam kills the 12-seat 'beer bike'

Thu, 2017-11-02 02:55
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The "beer bike," a 12-seat rolling bar popular among partying tourists in Amsterdam, is no longer welcome along the city's picturesque canals.

Where gods dwell

Tue, 2017-10-31 16:13
These faith-inspired sites represent some of history's most important cultural, artistic and architectural achievements.

New Pattaya beach chairs 'uncomfortable, fall over'

Tue, 2017-10-31 07:57
Several operators of beach services in Pattaya have complained that new beach chairs provided by Pattaya city as part of a campaign to clean up popular beaches are uncomfortable and prone to toppling over.

New Pattaya beach chairs 'uncomfortable, fall over'

Tue, 2017-10-31 07:57
Several operators of beach services in Pattaya have complained that new beach chairs provided by Pattaya city as part of a campaign to clean up popular beaches are uncomfortable and prone to toppling over.

Phuket soars into high season mode

Tue, 2017-10-31 06:30
PHUKET: The resort island's airport has switched to its "winter schedule" to accommodate an increased number of flights as local businesses and authorities brace themselves for the tourist high season.

Phuket soars into high season mode

Tue, 2017-10-31 06:30
PHUKET: The resort island's airport has switched to its "winter schedule" to accommodate an increased number of flights as local businesses and authorities brace themselves for the tourist high season.

78 Chiang Mai flights cancelled for sky lantern festival

Mon, 2017-10-30 17:47
CHIANG MAI: Airlines will cancel 78 flights through Chiang Mai airport on Friday and Saturday to avoid the danger posed by floating sky lanterns during the traditional Yi Peng Festival.

78 Chiang Mai flights cancelled for sky lantern festival

Mon, 2017-10-30 17:47
CHIANG MAI: Airlines will cancel 78 flights through Chiang Mai airport on Friday and Saturday to avoid the danger posed by floating sky lanterns during the traditional Yi Peng Festival.

Sukhothai park imposes garbage collection deposit

Mon, 2017-10-30 15:18
SUKHOTHAI: Ramkhamhaeng National Park has decided to make each visitor pay a refundable 200 baht garbage collection fee, to ensure they bring their rubbish out with them.

Sukhothai park imposes garbage collection deposit

Mon, 2017-10-30 15:18
SUKHOTHAI: Ramkhamhaeng National Park has decided to make each visitor pay a refundable 200 baht garbage collection fee, to ensure they bring their rubbish out with them.