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  • TRAVEL

    Mae Wa trail race

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 30/05/2019

    » Mae Wa National Park in Thoen district of Lampang province is best known for its namesake waterfall. Soon, however, more people will see it as a destination for trail runners. On July 14, the park will be the venue of the Mae Wa Minimal Trail 2019.

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    Return to Prasae River

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 23/05/2019

    » It was early in the afternoon. The Sun was high in the sky, blasting down rays so scorching as if they were meant to kill. But in the winding narrow river along which our boat was leisurely cruising, the ambience was pleasant, thanks to the light yet refreshing breeze, and the thick greenery along both banks that provided comfortable shade.

  • TRAVEL

    Trip to Phetchaburi

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 02/05/2019

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Phetchaburi Office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) are co-organising special train trips to the old city of Phetchaburi every Saturday, Sunday and public holidays throughout May.

  • TRAVEL

    Good old days in Hua Hin

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 21/03/2019

    » Holidaymakers visiting the famous resort from April 26-28 are encouraged to dress in period costumes and attend the "Hua Hin Railway Station: Memory Of Love" event, which will take place at the city's century-old train station, one of the most beautiful in the Kingdom.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Sipping grape where the air is clear

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 30/01/2019

    » If you are one of those looking for an escape from Bangkok's air pollution but cannot decide where to go or what to do, how about spending a day picking grapes in a vineyard near Khao Yai National Park and enjoying the fresh breeze of the cool season that seems to be absent from the capital city?

  • TRAVEL

    Into the wild

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 10/01/2019

    » On Saturday, a whole host of events will be held to mark National Children's Day. If you're one of those parents who dread the idea of scrambling around among hysterical crowds of youngsters, but still wish to do something special with your little ones, how about taking them away from it all? Let's go camping!

  • NEWS

    On top of the world

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 10/01/2019

    » I was feeling high. And it wasn't just because I was 1,731m above sea level. It was also because the air was so fresh and the view so mesmerising. Surrounding me was an endless sea of mountains, the bell-shaped peak of Doi Pui Luang upon which I stood rising above them all.

  • TRAVEL

    A trip down history lane

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 21/12/2017

    » Ayutthaya was the Thai capital for 417 years. During those centuries a lot happened. Somehow, for many Thais, the first -- and often the only -- thing that pops up when we think of the old city is wars with the Burmese. So when my friend Tui, who is a history buff, convinced me to go do some biking in Ayutthaya Historical Park, I didn't expect it to be much fun. But he proved me wrong.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Enjoy the cool season at Khao Yai

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 30/11/2017

    » The cool season may not be so tangible in Bangkok but in other parts of the country, especially areas close to forests and mountains, the temperature sure dips to pleasant levels every day from late afternoon to late in the morning.

  • TRAVEL

    A closer look at a royal study centre

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 26/10/2017

    » A full year has passed but millions of Thais still mourn the loss of beloved monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej who had dedicated much of his seven-decade reign to improving the living conditions of Thai people across the country through almost 4,000 projects.

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