Temples Pattaya

Ban Sukhawadee (บ้านสุขาวดี), 219 Moo 2, Sukhumvit Rd, ☎ +66 38 223-536(-9), M-F 08:30–18:00, Sa-Su, hols 08:00-18:00. This is the residence of Dr. Panya Chotithewan. Visitors can enter the house to pay respect to the Bodhisattva Kwan Yin, to see the spacious conference room and the roof. 300 baht/adults, 50 baht/children.  Buddha Hill (เขาพระตำหนัก หรือ เขาพระบาท Khao Phra Tam Nak), (between Thap Praya Road and Phratamnak […]

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Mae Hong Son

Trekking – one of the main reasons for tourist to go to Mae Hong Son is to go trekking in the surrounding mountains and visiting hilltribe villages. Nearly every guest house offers tours. There are also many other tours on offer. Su Tong Pae Bamboo Bridge (Bamboo Bridge), Ban Kung Mai Sak (15 minutes north of the city of […]

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Things to do in Mae Sot

The small town of Mae Sot has a number of Tourist attractions to visit whilst you are on vacation: Chinese temples: Mae Sot has a large Chinese Thai population. There are beautiful Chinese temples right after the police station near Krua Canadian that are worth a visit. Stunning, well kept temples that host a wonderful Vegetarian […]

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Mae Sot

The distance from Tak to Mae Sot is about 100 km along Highway 105 via Doi Musoe (870 m altitude) and Doi Son (784 m altitude). Tak is connected to regular bus services between Chiang Mai and Bangkok. Frequent mini buses connect Mae Sot directly with Tak bus station starting at 05:30 and finishing around 19:00 and, in theory, […]

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Bang Saen Beach

Bang Saen is a town that is famous throughout Thailand. It is the closest pleasant beach getaway spot from Bangkok as well as any provinces north of Chonburi. Most visitors typically come from provinces to the north and northeast of Chonburi. It is much closer, cheaper and is less hassle than Hua Hin’s beaches or […]

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Rattanakosin

Rattanakosin Island, is the historic centre of Bangkok, where most of Bangkok’s “must see” sights can be found, including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Rattanakosin was established in 1782 when King Rama I moved the Siamese capital across the river from Thonburi, starting a period in Thai history known as the Rattanakosin Period. Spending a few days in this […]

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Full Moon Party

The Full Moon Party is infamous. The mere mention of it conjures up images of a wild, alcohol-fueled beach party where people from around the world have a great time and dance until sunrise. But what is this party? How did it come about? Why is it so popular? And most importantly — how can […]

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Arun Residence Restaurant

Most visitors to Bangkok have heard that the iconic Wat Arun on the riverside is also known as ‘The temple of Dawn’, but the best time to capture its beauty is at sunset. And the best place to witness the sun disappearing precisely behind the monument is from the balcony of ‘Arun Residence’, a great […]

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Sixteen foreign nationals arrested in Metropolitan Bangkok

Sixteen foreign nationals were arrested in metropolitan Bangkok as part of a nationwide sweep that led to 66 taken into custody nationwide, police said Thursday. Part of an ongoing enforcement effort that has mostly targeted Africans and South Asians, the latest raids Wednesday night hit Khaosan Road, the Nana area of Sukhumvit Road, Bang Na […]

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Getting to Chiang Rai

By Air: Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI) is located on Phaholyotin Rd 8 km from the centre of Chiang Rai. Car rental is available on arrival from several companies as well as in town. At a desk in the airport you can hire a pre-paid taxi. It costs 200 baht to the city centre […]

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