Another ‘Indy’ Night Market Opens Sunday in Thon Buri

BANGKOK — The year couldn’t end without another hipster night market joining the trend. On Sunday Indy Market will open within Dao Khanong to welcome the cool breezy season. Indy Market promises around 500 stalls of food, drink, crafts, clothes and more on the Thon Buri side of the river in the Dao Khanong area. […]

Go cherry picking at Jim Thompson farm this cool season

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Taste the Isaan life and see fields of pink flowers, pumpkin patches, silkworms, antique wooden houses and more starting next month. The Jim Thompson Farm will open its doors to the public for five weeks starting next month for visitors to see silk farming up close and tour rice fields and gardens […]

It’s (not) beginning to look a lot like Christmas

BANGKOK — Instead of the usual sparkling decor, shining lights and towering Christmas tree that last year was crowned Southeast Asia’s tallest, the plaza at CentralWorld in Bangkok was dark Friday night. The end-year holiday season won’t be shimmery or white, as malls across the capital and nation forego their annual festive decorations in deference […]

Khaosan road never quieter as business takes a hit

  BANGKOK — While most bars and restaurants around backpacker destination Khaosan Road have reopened one week after His Majesty the Late King died, its usual loud scene has gone quiet as the supply of tourists has dried up. Numbers of Thai and foreign guests have dropped up to 70 percent since one week ago, […]