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    Saving the best for last

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 25/03/2021

    » After spending a couple of late morning hours exploring Photharam on my foldable e-bicycle, I found myself on an islet on the Mae Klong River that runs past the west side of the business district of this old town in Ratchaburi province. The seafood phad kaphrao and rice I had bought for breakfast but didn't have time to eat still looked tempting. With the cool tree shade, the refreshing river breeze and the tranquil natural surrounding, it was a splendid lunch.

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    Overlooked no longer

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 11/03/2021

    » Nam Tok Chet Sao Noi was one of the few national parks that I didn't want to revisit, mainly because it was overcrowded, dilapidated and poorly managed. Last year, however, I heard the ugly duckling of Saraburi's Muak Lek district has been transformed into a swan. So the other day when I got the chance to travel to those parts I decided to check it out.

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    Natural born killers

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 25/02/2021

    » 'That's a peacock mantis," said Wissarut Sukhaket as he saw me observing a dull-looking little fellow in a nursery box at the Tropical Insect Sanctuary in Nakhon Ratchasima's Pak Chong district. "Want to know why it got such a name?"

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    Bag a holiday bargain

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 23/02/2021

    » Thai Teaw Thai is one of the best fairs to hunt for good deals from hotels, resorts and other service providers in the travel industry. With the pandemic, which has resulted in such businesses struggling to survive, the upcoming 58th edition of the fair promises to have special offers that are more tempting than ever.

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    Life on Memory Lane

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 11/02/2021

    » Have you ever stumbled upon a long-lost object that suddenly brought back forgotten moments, maybe a childhood toy or a postcard from someone special? What if you find yourself in a place full of such items? I don't know about you but the other day when I made my very first visit to the House of Museums I was bombarded by constant flashbacks.

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    Enjoy your noodles the Thai way

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 08/02/2021

    » According to the Chinese calendar, we'll be welcoming the Year of the Ox this Friday. Thanks to the pandemic and for the first time as long as I could remember, the Chinese New Year of 2021 is officially regarded as a national holiday.

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    Get your crispy noodle hit delivered to your door

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 03/02/2021

    » One of the many things Thailand is famous for is food. Snacks alone come in a variety of forms and tastes. However, there are a handful of items so delightful that once you have a bite, it's almost impossible to stop eating them. Mi krop (crispy noodles) is one such snack. And the Mon community of Ban Saladaeng Nuea in Pathum Thani's Sam Khok district is home to some of the best mi krop in the province that is Bangkok's immediate neighbour to the north.

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    A giant in size and importance

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 14/01/2021

    » Prasat Nakhon Luang is one of the largest examples of historical architecture in Ayutthaya. Its role in the politics of the old Siamese kingdom that the province was named after was as immense as its size.

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    Ozo North Pattaya

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 17/12/2020

    » Launched in October, this new hotel in the Onyx Hospitality Group, which also runs Amari Pattaya next door, offers modish and convenient accommodation that is also good bang for the buck. The property has 406 rooms. The Dream rooms on the west side of the 18-storey building, like the one I stayed in, come with a sea view. I recommend you pay a little more for one of these rooms rather than the Sleep rooms on the city-view side.

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    Drawing on the history of old Bangkok

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 16/12/2020

    » Exploring Rattanakosin Island and other old parts of the capital is increasingly popular among Bangkokians. With so many elegant temples and heritage buildings, these areas offer tons of photo opportunities. But instead of using a camera or a smartphone, how about recording your wonderful experience on paper with pencils and paintbrushes?

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