South

Apart from its famous beaches and islands, Trang is known for its local delicacies. In Trang town, one can enjoy a series of endless meals. The food here comprises of Chinese Hokkien flavours and the unique fieriness of Southern Thai spices. Tucking into Trang’s dim sum and note the Hokkien dialects that are still perpetuated, […]

Sometimes, it happened that there was a big trend in amulets. Years ago, people were crazed about the palm-sized amulets called ‘Jatukham Rammathep’ and the origin of it all was here at Nakhon Si Thammarat where a great number of auspicious Buddha images could still be the reason of your visit. Pho Than Khali the […]

Ban Tong Tom Yai is the name of a fisherman’s village built on stilts and set along the shore of Sawi district in Chumphon. Locals here open their homes to welcome visitors who want to experience an untainted and real fisherman’s lifestyle. Being this close to the sea means you will get to experience everything […]

Ranong, a small town tucked away on the West side of the Southern Thai strip, is the place perfect for hot spring indulgence. This geothermal region of Thailand has been a popular spot for health-seeking visitors since the beginning of time. Now, visitors can enjoy soaking up the natural hot springs amidst the lush forest […]

Lining the Eastern side of the Southern Thai strip, Phatthalung gets the first sunlight of the day. At Ban Pak Pra, fishermen here are still perpetuating the old-school ways of fishing, using the hand-operated shore-lining fishing frames (yo, in Thai). In the morning, the glimmering light shimmering over the surfaces of the water, shining through […]

In April 2018, the Deep South province of Satun was listed as Thailand’s first UNESCO Global Geopark, joining the other seven such Geoparks in the Asia  Pacific. Satun Geopark covers four of the province’s districts: Thung Wa, Manang, La Ngu and Mueang that are recognised for its prehistoric limestone mountain ranges, an abundance of fossils […]

Walking through Pattani old town and you might feel like the time stands still. Well-preserved, although some charmingly dilapidated, Muslim-inspired Colonial architecture reflect the rich cultures of mixed nationalities With a majority of its population being Malay Muslim, Pattani features jewels of Islamic architecture as in its Central Mosque. Built in 1954, this traditionally symmetrical Muslim […]

Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary is a vast, lush land that covers the most part of the San Kala Khiri Range at the Thai-Malay border. This rich tropical rainforest is known for being really abundant with pure nature. A great place for those who appreciate the ruggedness of the terrain, the refreshing ozone and a soft adventure […]

Betong – the furthermost region of Thailand’s Deep South – is a municipal town of Yala. Here, the diversity of cultures and kitchens make for a unique collection of deliciousness. For example, their free-range local-breed of chicken called ‘Betong chicken’ graces many signature scrumptious menus – notably the Hainanese style Betong chicken rice. Betong’s Chinese […]