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Eri silk – or Endi or Errandi – is multivoltine silk spun from domesticated Eri worms or Philosamia ricini, a type of moth that feeds mainly on castor leaves. Although Eri silk is an ancient type of silk that was widely used by many parts of Asia, especially among tribal communities in India, it is […]

Day 1 – Ban Tha Ranae Community Amazing mangrove forest Start the first day at Ban Tha Ranae community, a tourism community full of natural wonders. The mangrove forest here is divided into layers from the outside forest to the inner forest starting from Lamphu forest, mangrove forest, samae forest, and taboon forest. Lan Taboon […]

One of the most photographed spots in the seaside town of Chanthaburi is the pink stone beach where a good portion of the beach is literally stacked with pink stones. These pink stones, as we found out, are actually arkosic sandstone with the pink hues caused by iron oxidization. And that is enough of natural […]

If you want to know more about Thai herbs, medicinal or not, Ban Dong Bung in Prachin Buri should be on your bucket list. This small district is known for the extensive native herbs, both medicinal and not. Visitors will learn everything there is to know about the amazing Thai ways of using herbs to […]

Tung Na Mui is the name of an expansive rice field at Sarika sub-district of Nakhon Nayok. Here, people come to unwind, take in all the ozone and laze about into the traditional Thai rice paddy culture. The wandering wooden bridge that spans across the rice field might be the main visual highlight, but then, […]