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  • LIFESTYLE

    Khon brought to life

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 19/09/2014

    » On Arkas mountain in a dark forest full of naga (serpents) and other poisonous creatures, monkey warrior Champhuwaraj, disguised as a big black bear, storms a pavilion inside Rothan Hollow. In there he interrupts Intorachit, son of the demon King Thotsakan, during a ritual of soaking his arrow in the pool of naga venom.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Carving out history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/03/2017

    » Their skilful hands focused on art pieces they were creating, and their eyes were locked on the details. Their hearts, apparently, were with HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Oct 13 last year. At the Fine Arts Department's Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom, two groups of 20 men and women from all walks of life brought out their best during a recent audition where the office recruited volunteers to help official artisans build a royal urn and coffin and sculpt statues for decorating the royal crematorium.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Battle of Indrajit a visual spectacular

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/11/2014

    » As splendid as ever, the Support Foundation's khon performance, The Battle of Indrajit: Nagabas, premiered on Loy Krathong day last week. Like shows in previous years, the beautiful dances, great acting, glittering sets, costumes and props did not fail to wow the audience. Satirical gags referring to the current political situation also brought a lot of laughter.

  • TRAVEL

    Natural paradise

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/03/2018

    » Nakhon Nayok has long been a popular destination for day trippers due to its proximity to Bangkok. Waterfalls remain all-time favourite attractions among tourists. Yet, there have been some changes. The sight of many teenagers and low-quality tourists talking and singing loudly and heavily drinking is no longer common due to stricter regulations, including a ban on alcohol in the national parks like Khao Yai. Another change -- many more tourists opt for going to farms and reservoirs to enjoy stunning views, cycling amid nature and visiting temples to seek spiritual solace.

  • TRAVEL

    A natural paradise of Japan

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 23/06/2016

    » Covering approximately 9,187km² and spanning 600km from north to south (from the mainland to Yoronijima Island), Kagoshima is the 10th-largest of all 47 prefectures in Japan. From west to east, there are numerous islands. The climate conditions vary from the snow-capped Isa City to the tropical-like Amami Island. Flora and fauna are abundant there.

  • TRAVEL

    Nurturing the grassroots

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 12/06/2014

    » Sprawling housing estates and the suburban campuses of several reputable universities are what Pathum Thani is best known for; plus the fact that it’s a convenient gateway to the towns and fertile farmland of the Central Plains. Even though it’s been open for more than a decade, surprisingly few people are aware that the province which borders Bangkok to the north is also the location of a vast museum set up in tribute to His Majesty the King and his lifelong mission to improve the lot of his many subjects who still scratch a living from the land.

  • TRAVEL

    The life aquatic

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/08/2013

    » Only about 160km northwest of Bangkok, Bung Chawak in Suphan Buri has almost everything for tourists to enjoy, ranging from a large aquarium, zoo and recreation zone to vegetable farms and a rice mill. A must-see is the Bung Chawak Aquarium, featuring freshwater and marine fish from all over the world. It was established in July 1996 and opened in February 1998 under a project in honour of His Majesty the King.

  • TRAVEL

    Repository of Romance

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 14/02/2013

    » Shortly after dawn one fine morning during the cool season, a couple from Monaco climbed into a hot-air balloon in Doi Saket district, about 10km from downtown Chiang Mai. Then it was up, up, up to float over the countryside in their rainbow-coloured conveyance, feasting their eyes on the refreshing green expanse of rice fields dotted with villages and Buddhist temples.

  • TRAVEL

    Europe's highest-altitude railway station celebrates a century

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 10/08/2012

    » On Aug 1, the Jungfrau Railway in Switzerland and its station _ Europe's highest railway station _ turned 100 years old.

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