Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day

Each year, Thailand celebrates National Muay Thai Day on March 17. Muay Thai (kickboxing) is the Thai national sport. This is a day when the Muay Thai community celebrates the legacy of Nai Khanom Tom who faced fearsome odds. It is also a day when its members reflect on the sport they love, showing gratitude to those who teach them. Continue reading Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day

Ton Company in Krabi, Thailand offers valuable property investments and property management

The Ton Company in Krabi, Thailand is an independent architectural, development and general building contractor firm that offers valuable property investments to those wanting to own luxury holiday villas. Established in 2000, the company works with a team of in-house experts to create vacation villas for private ownership and/or rental. Continue reading Ton Company in Krabi, Thailand offers valuable property investments and property management

Plan your wedding on one of Krabi, Thailand’s spectacular beaches

If you are getting married, you might consider planning your wedding on one of Krabi, Thailand’s spectacular beaches. There is is no doubt that having your wedding in Krabi, Thailand is a great way to begin a marriage. Beach weddings here truly offer the most romantic of atmospheres and with Krabi’s myriad of islands, there is no shortage of venues from which to choose. Continue reading Plan your wedding on one of Krabi, Thailand’s spectacular beaches

Visit the Khlong Thom Museum and learn about the Southern Silk Route Through Krabi, Thailand

The Khlong Thom Museum is home to a number of artifacts unearthed in nearby areas that prove the existence of the Southern Silk Route through Krabi, Thailand. Most of the artifacts tell Khlong Thom’s story of when it was a major port, trading and manufacturing center. The relics include Roman glass and stone beads, pieces of pottery, official seals, ship fragments, and tools and utensils dating from the second through the 7th century. Continue reading Visit the Khlong Thom Museum and learn about the Southern Silk Route Through Krabi, Thailand

Asia’s top 50 restaurants to be announced in Singapore in March 2015

Asia’s top 50 restaurants will be announced March 9, 2015 at Capella, Singapore. Asia’s most renowned restauranteurs and chefs will be on hand for the event, sponsored by S. Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. This represents the third year of the awards hosted in Singapore. Asia’s inclusion in the 13-year-old competition started in 2013. Continue reading Asia’s top 50 restaurants to be announced in Singapore in March 2015

Add Tonsai Village to your list of places to see when visiting Krabi, Thailand

When visiting Krabi, Thailand, you should definitely add Tonsai Village to your list of places to see. Tonsai is on an isthmus, with Loh Dalum to the north and Tonsai Bay to the south. As a popular island that is part of the Phi Phi Islands, it is a place without cars and roads. People get around by walking on a complex of footpaths. Continue reading Add Tonsai Village to your list of places to see when visiting Krabi, Thailand

New laws regulating sale of alcohol effective immediately in Thailand

New laws regulating the sale of alcohol in Thailand is effective immediately. The Prime Minister’s Office made the announcement on January 24 that alcoholic beverages can only be sold from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. daily. Mr. Samarn Futrakun, Director General of the Office of the Alcohol Control Committee stated that the total amount of hours in a day that alcohol can be purchased is capped at 10 hours. Continue reading New laws regulating sale of alcohol effective immediately in Thailand

English language newspapers and magazines in Krabi, Thailand

Whenever you travel abroad, it’s always nice to be able to read a newspaper or magazine in your own language. You won’t have any problem when visiting Krabi, Thailand, as there are several English language newspapers and magazines available there. You can find them in bars, pubs, tourist-shopping areas, and bookstores. Some are free of charge. You can also access free and subscription publications online. Continue reading English language newspapers and magazines in Krabi, Thailand