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    Smooth as the Silk Road

    Brunch, Richard Leu, Published on 17/07/2016

    » Revisiting the Silk Road is something people who love adventures on wheels would want to do at least once in their lifetime. Of course, tracing Marco Polo's exact route between Asia and Europe is virtually impossible. But just being able to complete a transcontinental drive is already a feat in itself.


    The royal chariot awaits

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 25/09/2014

    » Stepping into a studio at the Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom, I was immediately in awe of the exquisite beauty of the two glittering golden chariots that were being repaired for the royal cremation of the late Supreme Patriarch.


    Thai hopes still high in boxing, badminton

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 01/08/2012

    » Boxer Kaeo Pongprayoon and badminton athletes Ratchanok Inthanon, Sudket Prapakamol and Saralee Thoungthongkam kept Thailand’s medal hopes alive with easy victories as Michael Phelps becomes the all-time Olympic medal champion.


    From Goya to El Greco

    Brunch, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 01/07/2018

    » Walking through the crowd after arriving at Gran Via metro station in Madrid, my hands turn cold, my lips dry and my heart rate rises to match the rhythm of the drum being beat by a street performer nearby. Here I am again, standing in the same country that I first visited only one year ago.


    You can play it for me

    Brunch, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 24/01/2016

    » Morocco was never on my bucket list. When assigned to travel there for work, I knew its location and that Hollywood made a film called Casablanca, but really did not know what to expect.


    Prehistoric memories of Mukdahan, Savannakhet

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 05/02/2015

    » A couple of weeks ago, members from the organising team of the Tour Of Mukdahan-Savannakhet event came to Bangkok and dropped by the Bangkok Post building.


    Idyll in indigo

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 23/10/2014

    » The charms of Chiang Khan has drawn countless tourists to the northeastern province of Loei, all eager to experience the laid-back ambience of this old town and the scenic views it offers of the mighty Mekong. Few of them realise, however, that a mere 15km to the southeast of the town, there is another destination worth visiting especially for those who love ethnic culture.


    A beary big adventure

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 21/08/2014

    » Inside a 40m-long dragon boat-shaped building on Beach Road in North Pattaya is the first teddy bear museum in Southeast Asia. Under the concept of “A Journey With The Teddy Bear In Pursuit Of Treasure”, Teddy Island Museum has 12 zones decorated with more than 1,000 stuffed animals under different themes for visitors to enjoy themselves and capture their happy moments with cameras.


    Revisiting the original Bangkok

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 31/07/2014

    » Thon Buri, the portion of Bangkok lying on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, is widely known for its scenic waterways, historic temples, diverse culture and many culinary delicacies. A study, carried out by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Department of City Planning in 2012, listed 452 Buddhist temples in the capital, including 211 in Thon Buri. A self-designed walking trip, inspired by a trip led by culture expert Chulapassorn Panomvan Na Ayudhya, allowed us to explore six temples in the Thon Buri district of Bangkok Noi, most of which are in a sub-district called Bang Khun Non.


    Rule Britannia

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 10/07/2014

    » It is ready to be converted into a hospital at a moment’s notice. It has served dinner in years past to some of the world’s most famous people, including such dignitaries as Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela. It can produce its own supplies of fresh water from an on-board desalination plant. This remarkable and majestic structure, a splendid example of British design and technology, is known as the Royal Yacht Britannia.

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