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Learn More About History of Kayan People in Thailand

In the northern Thai provinces (such as Mae Hong Son) live Thailand’s Kayan people, communities of displaced ethnic minorities of Tibeto-Burman origins, who originally fled strife and persecution in neighbouring Myanmar. What’s in a name? The Kayan form one of a number of sub-groups of Myanmar’s Red Karen people, also known as the Karenni. […]

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6 must visit landmarks in ‘Petchburi Old Town’

Petchburi province is a couple hours drive from Bangkok. Not very well known as a tourist destination, but as a province leading to more touristy destinations in the South of the country. I think it is quite interesting to spend sometime on where people usually take it for granted. Here are the lists of […]

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Siam Songkran Festival lights up this year’s Songkran in Bangkok

Sick of running around Bangkok with your 200 baht Tesco water pistol? Combine the annual water festival with a world class music festival instead. Welcome to Siam Songkran, Thailand’s newest four-day Songkran festival set to be held April 12 – 15 at Bangkok’s largest city centre entertainment zone, SHOW DC Arena. A time of […]

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Thailand Introduces Stricter Smoking Laws

Thailand has recently introduced stricter smoking laws with offenders facing a fine of up to 5,000 Baht. Smokers visiting Thailand should take note that smoking is now not just banned inside some buildings, but also outside if it is too close to a public entrance or exit. This is a significant change that may […]

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The Spectacular Lotus Lake in Phatthalung, Thailand

Phatthalung southeast of Krabi is quite an unknown province to foreign tourists but a popular destination among Thai people. Located between Songkhla Lake to the east and the mountains to the west, Phattalung is an excellent destination to see some of the country’s natural beauty without the massive crowds. The big attraction is the […]

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2019 is the year for condominium end-user buyers

This year is the year for condominium end-user buyers, with many developers saying they will concentrate on clearing completed but unsold condominium inventory in response to weaker demand, partly due to the Bank of Thailand’s stricter mortgage requirement policy for second- and third-home buyers. The residential market this year will be driven more by […]

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A 17-Year-Old Has Gone Viral For Egging A Politician Who Blamed Muslims

Someone has just slapped an egg on the back of Australian Senator Fraser Anning's head, who immediately turned around and punched him in the face. @politicsabc @abcnews pic.twitter.com/HkDZe2rn0X — Henry Belot (@Henry_Belot) March 16, 2019 source A far-right Australian senator who was internationally criticized after he blamed Muslims for the Christchurch mosque shooting attacks was […] More

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Best Diving in South East Asia

Having been scuba diving in various countries around Asia, I am often asked where is the best place to scuba dive in South East Asia. Taking into account countries like Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, here are my top scuba dive sites and the marine life you can spot during the dives such as […]

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How Much is the Cost of a Thai Non Immigrant Visa?

Thailand’s Non-Immigrant Visas are the best option for people interested in staying in the country for a long time. This includes working, studying, volunteering, or retiring in Thailand. The cost of a Thai Non-Immigrant Visa depends on whether you apply for a single-entry or a multiple-entry visa and which country you apply for it […]

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Trip to Mae Hong Son for the Poy Sang Long festival

The Poy Sang Long festival is a novice ordination ceremony that takes place in Mae Hong Son at the beginning of April every year. Young boys from the Thai Yai ethnic group have their hair shaved and then they are dressed in princely garments complete with flashy jewelry. They are then hoisted on the […]

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