Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry starts Jan 1, free until Jan 15

CHON BURI: The new ferry service between Pattaya and Hua Hin will begin service on Jan 1, with free rides as a New Year’s gift until Jan 15, after which the normal fare of 1,250 baht will kick in. The service will be officially launched on Jan 12. Marine Department director-general Sorasak Saensombat on Friday […]

Northern Paradise: Wander beyond the sea of mist in picturesque Pai

Patches of fog float atop the mountain range away from rice fields and the village of Ban Santichon in Pai, Mae Hong Son. Illuminated houses can be seen from afar before a thick cloud blankets the village. On the hilltop known as Yun Lai, a Chinese name which means “cloud coming”, hundreds of visitors await […]

Royal Project Fair 2016 from 22-25 December

The Royal Project Foundation is organising the Royal Project Fair 2016 to commemorate the late King Bhumibhol Adulyadej’s 47 Years of Royal Project Development and his vision and determination to improve quality of life for rural communities. The fair will be held at Chiang Mai University Convention Center, from 22-25 December, 2016, from 9:00 – […]

Free sky train service on New Year

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced free rides on its sky train and rapid bus services on December 31 and January 1. According to BMA deputy governor Pol Lt Gen Amnuay Nimmano, between noon of December 31 to noon of January 1, people can travel on BTS or sky train service and BRT bus […]

The Royal Projects in Thailand

You don’t have to be very long in Thailand to discover the huge reverence in which the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was held by the Thai people. After all, he dedicated his life to improving the lot of his subjects, to fighting poverty and to helping preserve the kingdom’s national resources for future generations. And […]