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  • TRAVEL

    Cruisin' down the river

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 01/09/2016

    » Myanmar has stunning treasures and the most unique way to view them is cruising down the Irrawaddy River.

  • TRAVEL

    Where rivers collide

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Sri Suwanna-Benja, 64, slowly climbs down the pier's stairs. She is overweight and her legs don't seem to be strong enough to carry her. Cautiously, Sri gets to the long-tailed boat with her granddaughter's help. However, once on board, she gets into position, revs the engine and manoeuvres the vessel like she were playing with an old toy.

  • TRAVEL

    The only way to see Ayutthaya

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 08/09/2016

    » The historical park of Ayutthaya, packed with its cultural treasure, is worthwhile to visit. Slowly roaming the park by bicycle seems to be the most relaxing way to explore the old capital.

  • TRAVEL

    Bare bones of history

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 16/06/2016

    » Explore the village of Ban Prasat, Nakhon Ratchasima, where people live side by side with skeletons from ancient times.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Monkeying around with murals

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 27/04/2016

    » Train passengers travelling up to the north of Thailand may notice some changes when they pass through Lop Buri. Well known as the home of monkeys, the town now interests passers-by with its stunning murals that mirror the town's relationship with the primate.

  • TRAVEL

    Diggin' Phitsanulok's prestigious past

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 29/10/2015

    » On the western bank of the Nan River in Phitsanulok, the foundations of an old royal palace have become a new spiritual centre for the locals.

  • TRAVEL

    More than a city break

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 04/06/2015

    » Kanchanaburi, one of Bangkok residents' favourite weekend destinations, has a lot of new attractions to explore. 

  • TRAVEL

    Frontier fossicking

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 26/06/2014

    » All is now quiet on the eastern front. By the time I arrived in the border province of Sa Kaeo, the mass exodus of Cambodian migrant workers via Aranyaprathet had ended. But things haven’t quite returned to normal yet.

  • OPINION

    Time to treat the problem

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 22/10/2013

    » I was sitting in the restaurant of a privately-owned rehabilitation centre in Chiang Mai. It was lunchtime and I noticed many people started to move around _ leaving the dining room to go to a nearby lawn. They seemed happy to leave the enclosed space. Most of them immediately lit a cigarette when out in the open. Nicotine is likely to be the easiest tool for them to fight stress.

  • TRAVEL

    Pedal-powered panorama

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 03/10/2013

    » Cycling through the historic centre of Chiang Mai is a good deal easier than trying to get around by car. Compared to nearby neighbourhoods like Tha Phae or Huay Kaew, the streets in the old quarter are usually very quiet and a journey on two wheels within the square-shaped area enclosed by the old city moat rarely takes more than 15 minutes. Riding a bicycle is also more convenient (no need to fight for parking spaces) and much cheaper than taking the local form of public transport, the red song taew with its flat rate of 20 baht per passenger.

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