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    Fertile merit-making

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/01/2016

    » It is rare to be able to witness several major rituals at one place in one day. Fortunately, the ongoing Jim Thompson Farm tour in Nakhon Ratchasima makes it possible by simulating six rice-related ceremonies of northeastern people under the concept of "Mang Moon Bun Khao". In Isan dialect, "Mang Moon Bun Khao" reflects cultural diversity and fertility of the rice culture in the Northeast, or Isan. It reflects the close ties between rice and the local way of life, as seen in the "Heet Sibsong", or a year-long series of merit-making traditions and beliefs.

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    Bangkok by the sea

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/02/2018

    » If tourists have only a day to spend in the Thai capital and want to relax by the sea, Bang Khun Thian is a nice choice. Bang Khun Thian is a Bangkok district of which a certain part of its shoreline forms part of the Gulf of Thailand. You can enjoy a boat ride, see a mangrove forest along Phitthayalongkorn Canal, visit shrimp and blood cockle farms, and savour tasty yet cheap seafood at a homestay.

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    Thailand's Silk Road

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 09/03/2017

    » The slogan, "Phra That Kham Kaen, Sounds Of Khaen (Isan Flute), Golden Shower Flowers, Hub Of Silk, Phuk Sieo Rituals, Big City, Sirindhorn Dinosaur Museum, Thailand's First Olympics Gold Medal" belongs to Khon Kaen province. This northeastern province is a centre of fine Thai silk, with silk tours being the second most popular activity among tourists. To find out more, tourists should visit its major silk production source -- Chonnabot district.

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    Back to nature

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/12/2016

    » Kanchanaburi has long been a popular destination for day trippers. However, the scenic Sai Yok National Park and several caves and rafting on the Kwae Noi River seem overlooked by Thai tourists. These places are worth visits besides the infamous Death Railway and the Hollywood-misnamed "Bridge On The River Kwai" that remain popular tourist spots.

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    The two-coloured rivers city

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 21/01/2016

    » Widely known as Pak Nam Pho, Nakhon Sawan is a gateway to the North of Thailand. It holds significance in terms of history and culture aside from also being a hub of transportation and trade in the past. Besides its famous Chinese New Year celebrations, this province has hidden treasures, including local museums, a river island and the small town of Chum Saeng for visitors to explore.

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    Floral, textile and silver fair

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/01/2015

    » Until Sunday, the "Blooming Chompoo Phukha Flowers, Textiles and Silverware of Nan towards Asean" fair will be held near the city gate of Nan.

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    Songkran in Ang Thong

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 09/04/2015

    » From April 13-15, the Thai New Year or Songkran celebrations will take place on Khao Sook Road (Channasutr-Sena Road) in Wiset Chai Chan district of Ang Thong province, under the slogan, "Enjoy Songkran on Khao Sook Road with Fun and Safety Without Alcohol and Revealing Outfits".

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    A Catholic parade in Suphan Buri

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/10/2014

    » On Oct 26, the procession of the statue of the Virgin Mary by boat will take place on the Suphan Buri River between Ban Yuan (a community of Thai people of Vietnamese descent) and Phra Mae Prachak Church in tambon Ton Tan, Song Phi Nong district of Suphan Buri, starting at 9am.

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    Let's go to Phu Soi Dao

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 14/08/2014

    » Until January next year, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)'s Phrae office invites tourists who love adventure and nature to enjoy trekking at Phu Soi Dao National Park in Uttaradit province.

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    Northern star rising

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/01/2019

    » Riding on a horse-drawn carriage around the downtown of Lampang province is like travelling back in time. Nonetheless, this "town of horse-drawn carriages" is famous not only for the old-style travel mode, temples and bowls with chicken motifs. It has just begun to promote its community tourism, artistic, romantic and challenging destinations and street festivals under the new campaign "Lampang: Dream Destination".

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