Tag Archives: eastern thailand

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 […]

Ban Nam Chiew fishing community in Trat is an epitome of Thailand’s peaceful cohabitation. Here, Thai-Muslim, Thai-Buddhist and Thai-Chinese descendants have been sharing this space for generations. The century-old Alkuboro Masjid stands side by side with ‘the Chao Pho Nam Chiew’ shrine and ‘Wat Nam Chiew Temple.’ The community might be cut through with a […]

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, […]