Taking selfies banned on cliffs at national parks

For those who want to Instagram their cold snaps from a mountain top, the bad news is that officials have banned taking selfies at dangerous locations on cliffs. The ban was implemented just as Thais nationwide are flocking to the mountains in the north to experience the rare winter breeze, and some people have obviously […]

Four Chiang Mai waterfalls closed after heavy rain

CHIANG MAI – Four waterfalls in two national parks in Chiang Mai have been closed to tourists after heavy rain and subsequent run-off made the areas too dangerous for visitors. The waterfalls are in Doi Inthanon National Park and Doi Suthep-Pui National Park. Pornthep Charoensuebsakul, chief of Doi Inthanon National Park in Chom Thong district, […]

Soon you’ll have to buy National Park tickets at 7-Eleven

Thinking of visiting a national park sometime soon? Better plan in advance and buy your tickets at 7-Eleven because, according to a new plan, park authorities want to control the number of people visiting the parks by making sure that they purchase tickets in advance. Officials hope that this will help them to better control […]