Tag Archives: Nearby Attractions

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

There is no sub-district with a story as big as Bang Rachan. Legend has it that villagers of this small farming community banded together to resist the incoming Burmese army on their way to conquer Ayutthaya. The bravery of the people here was so that it was retold over and over again both in history […]

Amphawa Floating Market might be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Samut Songkhram. But then, this province has so much more to offer when it comes to its riverside charms. Life starts early at Don Manora Floating Market. Untainted local lifestyle is preserved here for this is the real living […]