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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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