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Discover delicious and exciting food tours in Bangkok, Thailand

Visitors may think it a bit strange to take a food tour in Bangkok, Thailand. However, it is actually a very good idea, especially for first-timers who don’t know their way around the city. The tours provide a safe way to travel, touch on the major food venues, allow for interaction with people from around the world and with locals, and fills the stomach with wonderful food. Continue reading Discover delicious and exciting food tours in Bangkok, Thailand

Thai Cabinet approves tourism campaign: “Amazing Thailand: 2015 Discover Thai-ness”

The Thai Cabinet recently announced approval of a tourism campaign named “Amazing Thailand: 2015 Discover Thai-ness.” The objective of the campaign is to increase tourism income in 2015 to 2.2 trillion baht, and to promote the themes of the Thai way of life, Thai culture and Thai experiences. Continue reading Thai Cabinet approves tourism campaign: “Amazing Thailand: 2015 Discover Thai-ness”

Codeshare agreement announced between Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia

Bangkok Airways (PG) and the national airline of Indonesia, Garuda Airlines (GA) recently announced their codeshare agreement on selected flights to Thailand. A codeshare agreement allows airlines to directly sell another airline’s flight using their own flight numbers. The specific routes negotiated began on December 15, 2014. Continue reading Codeshare agreement announced between Bangkok Airways and Garuda Indonesia

Thai taxi drivers learning English on the go in Thailand

Thai taxi drivers are learning English on the go in Thailand, thanks to The Department of Skill Development (DSD). They are now providing English lessons on radio for taxi drivers to learn English, in order to assist tourists visiting the country.  Director-General of DSD,  M.L. Puntarik Smiti, said that the radio broadcast training services really do help taxi drivers improve their English skills. Continue reading Thai taxi drivers learning English on the go in Thailand

Visit world’s oldest rainforest: Khao Sok National Park near Krabi, Thailand

Khao Sok National Park near Krabi, Thailand is the world’s oldest rainforest and the largest in southern Thailand. With its huge limestone mountains, valleys, lakes, caves, elephant sanctuaries, and wild animals, it is an incredible place to explore, and definitely worth a visit when you come to Krabi.

The park includes two wildlife sanctuaries, Klong Naka and Klong Seng, and adjoins two other national parks. The protected land areas combined cover approximately 4000 square kilometers, with Khao Sok comprising 739 square kilometers of the total size. Continue reading Visit world’s oldest rainforest: Khao Sok National Park near Krabi, Thailand

The Four Islands and Hong Islands Snorkeling Tour in Krabi, Thailand

The Four Islands and Hong Islands Snorkeling Tour in Krabi, Thailand offers a full-day adventure in some of the most beautiful waters in the world. The tour is arranged by Krabi Riviera Co., Ltd. in Krabi, Thailand, a luxury-villa rental company. Vacationers will snorkel at Chicken Island, Tub Island, Daeng Island, Hong Island, and Hong Lagoon. Continue reading The Four Islands and Hong Islands Snorkeling Tour in Krabi, Thailand

Thai postage stamps depict Thailand’s culture and history

The postage stamps in Thailand depict various aspects in Thai culture, using as subjects everything from children playing folk games to his Majesty the King, Bhumibol Adulyadej. As in all cultures, many stamps are uniquely artistic and informative, and are treasured by stamp collectors.

The following describes the cultural history behind some of Thailand’s most interesting stamps. Continue reading Thai postage stamps depict Thailand’s culture and history