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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

King Narai the Great designated Lop Buri as the second capital outside the Ayutthaya Kingdom. He built Phra Narai Ratchaniwet in 1666 as an alternative palace for him to relax. This was his favourite palace that portrayed the peak of glory during the Lawo dynasty. Now, this magnificence has been restored with the instalment of […]

Khon – the very exquisite Thai royal performance – is considered the epitome of the country’s utmost performance. Traditional and elaborate in every way, Khon is the special occasion that gathers the country’s highest forms of traditional arts. Whether it is the embroidery, apparel, music, songs, and dances, Khon is Thailand’s national treasure. And every year, […]

The small, charming sub-district of Sapphaya in Chai Nat has a time stands still kind of vibes. As a province along the Chao Phraya River, Chai Nat played a crucial role during the time when Siam’s main commuting routes were rivers and canals. And this riverside sub-district a major portal spot along the way. Now, […]

The Martyrs of Songkhon in Mukdahan is also called the Seven Blessed Martyrs of Songkhon after the seven Thai Roman Catholics Thai who sacrificed their lives for Christianity during the Franco-Thai during the World War during World War II. Later, on 22 October 1989, the seven devotees were beatified by Pope Jean Paul II in […]