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EU-Thailand heritage highlighted

Thu, 2021-06-17 04:00
The history and shared cultural heritage reminiscing on cultural legacy of the EU-Thailand relations are recorded in a VDO series called "EU Urban Heritage", which is now available for viewing on the Facebook page of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) in Thailand.

Following in the footsteps of the great poet

Thu, 2021-06-17 04:00
Around May to July every year, I set my calendar to visit the East as it is fruit season. Last week, I went to Klaeng, a coastal town in Rayong province. I planned to get fresh ripe fruit from an orchard, take in the fresh sea breeze and visit the memorial park of Sunthon Phu, one of the great poets of the early Rattanakosin era.

Best bike riding city is Chiang Mai

Thu, 2021-06-17 04:00
Chiang Mai is listed top in the World's Best Cities for a Beautiful Bike Ride, according to the research of Money Beach, a United-Kingdom bike insurer.

Feel the vibes of Korea in Kanchanaburi

Thu, 2021-06-17 04:00
A new Korean landmark has opened in Kanchanaburi.

Work dries up for Jordan's donkeys as coronavirus cripples tourism

Thu, 2021-06-10 10:45
PETRA, Jordan: Herds of hard-working donkeys once carried hordes of tourists on the rocky paths of Jordan's Petra, but visitor numbers crashed amid the pandemic and the loyal animals are left without a job.

Koh Lan welcomes back tourists

Thu, 2021-06-10 04:00
Koh Lan in Chon Buri will reopen to visitors on June 14.

Glory and distinction

Thu, 2021-06-10 04:00
During the past two decades of the Unesco Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, 14 places in Thailand have received recognition.

Incentives offered to foreign filmmakers

Thu, 2021-06-10 04:00
The revenue from foreign film production in Thailand has doubled during the first four months of this year.

Avengers to welcome Marvel fans at new campus

Fri, 2021-06-04 04:00
ANAHEIM, California: Spider-Man will fly high above Disneyland Resort's new Avengers Campus in California when it starts welcoming the public on Friday, tumbling through the air as guests below meet Iron Man, Black Panther and other Marvel superheroes.

Come fly with me

Fri, 2021-06-04 04:00
Among the many things that we've lost during this pandemic, the ability to get on a plane on a whim and fancy has been the biggest. If you've ever been to Suvarnabhumi International Airport in the past months to just walk around with a trolley to remind yourself what it feels like waiting for your flight (no? just me then?), then you'll know that the airport is a shadow of its former self. Even if...

Virtual dose of history and culture

Thu, 2021-06-03 07:10
Amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, we've been secluded at home for a few months and experienced travel restrictions as tourist attractions and entertainment venues remain closed.

Let your tourist photos pay off in travel contest

Thu, 2021-06-03 04:00
The Tourism Authority of Thailand is accepting entries for the "Travel Content Contest" for travel enthusiasts of all ages to produce content that promotes tourism within the country.

Explore some great trails in Khao Yai

Thu, 2021-06-03 04:00
During the rainy season, you may be on the hunt for a great trek and one popular destination is Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima.

Two piers in South get upgrade

Thu, 2021-06-03 04:00
The Marine Department is upgrading two piers in Trang and Krabi.

Let's-a go! Nintendo announces plans for Japan museum

Wed, 2021-06-02 13:45
TOKYO: After opening its first-ever theme park this March, Nintendo is giving fans something else to get excited about: a planned "Nintendo Gallery" museum set to open by spring 2024.

A place of temples and kings

Thu, 2021-05-27 04:00
Located on the banks of Klong Dan at Wat Paknam Bhasi Charoen, a giant Buddha statue is the new landmark in the Thon Buri area.

Loei to host ghost mask festival in June

Thu, 2021-05-27 04:00
The annual Phi Ta Khon festival will return to the Dan Sai district of Loei province next month. Known as the ghost mask festival, it is a popular event in the Northeast. It is held either in June or July depending on the decision of Chao Pho Kuan, a spiritual leader who conducts local ceremonies in Dan Sai.

East-South ferry launch

Thu, 2021-05-27 04:00
The first trial of a long-journey ferry from the East to the South has recently been launched.

All aboard the night train: Paris-Nice sleeper returns

Fri, 2021-05-21 17:45
NICE: The legendary sleeper train that whisked travellers through France to the Mediterranean for close to a century has returned to the tracks as part of a French government push to revive night train travel.

Everest hopefuls 'camp' at home to avoid Covid-19 in Nepal

Fri, 2021-05-21 11:45
KATHMANDU: Mountaineer Akash Neggi is fully prepared to take on the world's highest mountain -- after spending several weeks sleeping in a tent in his living room in New Jersey.