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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The artsy feel hit you as soon as you step into Ratchaburi town. Along the Mae Klong River, the mainstream that runs through its center are punctuations of art installations. But Ratchaburi has so much more to offer. From the well preserved grand leather puppetry, religious arts and contemporary ventures that sum up the creative […]

Tracing back into the complex state societies in the Chao Phraya basin and the breezy sub-district of U Thong in Suphan Buri appeared to have had played a significant role. The findings of ancient clay moats that made up for the natural defence of this ancient town was followed by the unearthing of evidence of […]

This wooden, century-old Thai-style Catholic church is a good testament of multireligious cohabitation in Thailand. From the outside, this church looks just like a traditional Thai teak-wood house. In fact, it is said to employ over 300 trees and 80,000 pieces of wood to support its roof. Inside of the church, however, Catholic elements; such […]

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