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    Home comforts at a small, quiet community

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 05/03/2012

    » The Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata) has its Gold Award for 2012 in the Heritage and Culture category to the residents of Ban Na Ton Chan, an unassuming little neighbourhood in Sukhothai province.

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    The forgotten forge

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 15/05/2012

    » Like the circle of life, which has a beginning and an end, the life of stone-finished bowls also known as khan long hin in the Ban Bu community is approaching its last breath.

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    Down by the sea

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 14/06/2012

    » The small province of Samut Sakhon is better known for its seafood market than as a weekend destination. Most of the time when we drive South, we just quickly try and pass it because Highway 35 is not an enjoyable driving experience, as it is always under construction.The coastal province along the Gulf of Thailand was in the spotlight recently when Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader, visited migrant workers there. It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 migrant workers in the fishing industry and more than 3,000 factories in the province.

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    Steel Spirit

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 17/07/2012

    » The repeated clanking is loud and clear. It ensures that you've arrived at the right place to see handmade monk's alms bowls.

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    To dye for

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/08/2012

    » Small concrete alleys inside Ban Krua community in Ratchathewi are dotted with one and two-storey houses where the edges of the roofs are almost on top of one another. An outsider would be forgiven for thinking this doesn't look like a tourist stop.

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    Klaeng goes quiet

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 27/09/2012

    » Rayong is known for its tropical fruit and as a connecting point to the famous Koh Samet. Some guidebooks even say the province is unremarkable, but Rayong has many things to offer, ranging from nature to old communities.

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    A haven for art lovers

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 14/02/2013

    » The name is not familiar and it seems quite far away if you travel from central Bangkok. But Hua Takhae market in Lat Krabang, east of the city, has been established for more than a century and is now in vogue among art lovers.

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    Passion for preservation

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/02/2013

    » Prapapan Chatmalai turned up for our meeting in Chanthaburi town resplendent in an elegant, red, Chinese-style dress. The 64-year-old told me she regularly walks from her house to the Chanthaboon Learning Centre where vintage photos of the riverside area in which she grew up are on permanent display. Since retiring from her job as a schoolteacher, Prapapan enjoys sharing information with visitors about the history of her neighbourhood and several distinctive buildings which have survived fire, floods and the passage of time.

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    Holidays from hell

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 30/07/2013

    » When violent, unforeseen events turn your dream vacation into a nightmare, who can you turn to for help and who is ultimately at fault?

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    Airline ticket booth relocation

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 01/08/2013

    » The Airport of Thailand (AoT) plans to relocate airlines' sale ticket booths from the 4th floor of the departure hall of Suvarnabhumi International Airport to the 6th floor to give passengers more space.

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