“By air” is not the only option! It’s fun to take train while traveling outside Singapore. When you are in Thailand for example, you can take train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai which saves money as well.
State Railway of Thailand has set up a online reservation website for booking train tickets in Thailand. Train tickets online booking can be done between 00:30 – 23:30 (Thailand Time) at www.thairailticket.com. [Read more…]
Over the past several weeks, seasonal rains that are heavier than usual have resulted in widespread flooding in Thailand.
While the flooding is having some impact on tourists, most key tourist destinations and attractions throughout Thailand have not been affected by the floods and almost all remain open. The floods are mainly affecting the provinces in central Thailand and a few provinces in the North and Northeast. Provinces in the south of Thailand have not been affected by the floods.
Major tourist destinations; such as, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Sukhothai, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Pattaya, Ko Chang, Rayong, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Ko Samui, and all provinces in southern Thailand are experiencing normal weather conditions for this time of year. [Read more…]
TripAdvisor announced in April the winners of its inaugural 2011 Travelers’ Choice® Beaches awards. Top beach spots were named in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, the South Pacific, the Caribbean and Mexico, and Central and South America.
If you love beaches like me, you should check out the Top 10 Beaches in Asia list which we are more likely to visit than beaches outside Asia.
1. Boracay, Philippines
Boracay beach in Philippines is ranked the second best beach in the world in TripAdvisor’s awards. [Read more…]
Chatuchak (or Jatujak) weekend market in Bangkok is the largest market in Thailand. Frequently called J.J., it covers over 1.13 km² and contains upwards of 5,000 stalls.
It is estimated that the market receives 200,000 visitors each day, so it’s very crowded. But enjoy! 🙂
Most stalls only open on Saturdays and Sundays though Jatujak Plaza, the western section is open daily. In the north west corner is the J.J. Mall, with three floors of assorted oddments as well as eateries. [Read more…]
The Tourism Authority of Thailand is conducting a survey from travelers all over the world to find out the “100 Most Amazing Places in Thailand”. Give your thoughts and share your most memorable places now!
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The Similan Islands is a group of islands in the Andaman Sea off the coast of Phang Nga Province, southern Thailand. It is a national park which was established in 1982.
Similan Islands National Park is known for long white coral sand beaches, crystal blue waters, warm tropical nights and cooling breezes. Nine Unihabited islands with some of the best scenery in Thailand.
The Similan Islands are very easy to visit. Located only 50 Kilometers from Khao Lak – The Similan Islands may be visited for one day, overnight or on tours. There are no resorts or stores on the Similans – only a couple of ranger stations and a few bungalows available for rent. [Read more…]
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