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  • TRAVEL

    Flowers power

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/12/2017

    » Until Sunday, the "Suan Luang Rama IX Flower Festival", one of the most famous flower festivals in Thailand, makes a return at Suan Luang Rama IX Park off Srinakarin Road in Prawet district from 8am-7pm.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Forever grateful

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/02/2017

    » 'My Dearest Khun Prisna, I am now in one of the most beautiful places. Our hotel's name is 'Castello del Sole' (Castle of the Sun). Isn't it chic? The name is like one in a fairy tale. This town is so cute. It has a bright-coloured lake and nice houses on slopes. Routes and paths criss-cross the hills. Colourful flowers blossom everywhere ..."

  • TRAVEL

    Ceremony of great merit

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/04/2015

    » The Isan ceremony Boon Phaves is not known among many people outside the northeast of Thailand. Boon means merit-making and Phaves means Phra Vessantara, the Lord Buddha's most recent previous life, which was devoted to giving. The heart of this ceremony is Thes Mahachart, the delivering of sermons on the theme of "Vessantara Jataka", the life of Phra Vessantara.

  • NEWS

    A place of gold

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/10/2018

    » When people talk about Prachuap Khiri Khan, they mostly think about Hua Hin, the century-old resort town with the 5km-long sandy beach, or the famous Phraya Nakhon Cave in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. Not many are interested in the Bang Saphan and Thap Sakae districts, which have been promoting community tourism. Bang Saphan has long been well-known for gold ore and black rattan basketry, while Thap Sakae is home to pristine beaches, waterfalls and forests.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Preserving history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 30/04/2018

    » Ruins and ancient sites are always under threat from time and disaster. The great flood of 2011, for instance, damaged 128 archeological sites on and around the city island of Ayutthaya. After the incident, the government provided a budget of 600 million baht for the clean-up and restoration work, and there was also financial and technical aid from Unesco, as well as certain foreign countries.

  • LIFESTYLE

    'Stone doctors' operate in Thailand

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 25/04/2017

    » Two pagodas of Wat Ratchaburana in central Ayutthaya are almost 600 years old, but their beauty is still visible due to conservation efforts. The remaining stucco and plaster at both stupas (prang and mondop), the Buddha statues at the Prang, the floral decoration at the east face of the prayer hall and the stucco at a small pagoda -- they have been preserved partly as a result of a German conservation project in close co-operation with the Ayutthaya Historical Park and Unesco Bangkok.

  • TRAVEL

    Prawn fishing

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 23/03/2017

    » Until Sunday, the "Amphawa River Prawn Fishing Tournament 2017" will take place in the Mae Klong River near King Rama II Memorial Park in Samut Songkhram province, from 10am-8pm.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Remembering Ayutthaya

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 17/03/2017

    » To celebrate the 666th anniversary of Ayutthaya Kingdom, an old capital of Thailand, and the 25th anniversary of Ayutthaya as a Unesco World Heritage Site, numerous activities under the theme of "Development In Accordance With The Footsteps Of Phraya Boran Ratchathanin" will be held by the Fine Arts Department and several public and private agencies at the Chantharakasem National Museum in Ayutthaya until Sunday.

  • TRAVEL

    A museum goes hi-tech

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/11/2016

    » Visiting historical parks and museums may have been boring in the past, but not anymore. Equipped with a full-form multimedia system, the Phra Nakhon Khiri National Museum, or Khao Wang, in Phetchaburi province, is ready to welcome and educate visitors both in person and online.

  • TRAVEL

    Much to do in Mae Rim

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/02/2016

    » Chiang Mai, aka the "Rose of the North", has been popular among Thai and foreign tourists for decades due to the beauty of its nature, art and culture. So has Mae Rim, one of its districts, due to its numerous natural attractions. However, several interesting attractions and activities are lesser known and sometimes overlooked.

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