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    A photographer princess

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/04/2019

    » Armed with her Leica camera and fixed lens, HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the youngest daughter of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, woke up before sunrise -- at 5am -- and rode a jeep and hot-air balloon in search of the Big Five game animals of Kenya that are hardest to shoot on foot. In tough weather conditions, dusty and humid, she captured moments in the savannahs through still and motion pictures while illustrating her quest in her personal sketchbook. She worked until twilight shed the best lighting. At night, she rested in a tent with no phone signal. This happened every day throughout her five-day journey in Kenya in May 2018.

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    A land of salmon and reindeer

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/03/2019

    » For many tourists, Norway is a dream destination to enjoy glimpses of the midnight Sun in summer or the Northern Lights in winter. In this Scandinavian country which is the inventor of modern salmon farming and the world's top producer of commercial salmon, food enthusiasts can please their palates with a variety of fresh seafood and other arctic delicacies. One of the best places to taste the most delicious fresh and smoked Norwegian salmon is Tromso, a salmon farming destination is Skjervoy.

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    Special trains to Phetchaburi

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 28/02/2019

    » Every weekend and official holiday beginning March 2, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), in collaboration with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phetchaburi Office, will operate a special train No.911 between Hua Lamphong and Phetchaburi province under the "Sightseeing By Train And Rod Leng In Phetchaburi" programme.

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    Rock of ages

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 14/02/2019

    » The name Ang Sila (rock pond) has long rung a bell for almost every Thai household for its high-quality granite mortars. Nowadays, this tambon in Chon Buri has fewer rocks for the production of this kind of kitchen tool. Nonetheless, the community is still an interesting attraction with old temples, markets, fishing villages and the beach.

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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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    Going green

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/01/2019

    » When people talk about Koh Yao, an unspoiled island off Phangnga province, many think of the popular Koh Yao Noi. As a matter of fact, Koh Yao consists of two islands -- Koh Yao Yai (big long island) and Koh Yao Noi (little long island) and is widely known as a paradise for holiday makers. Tourists can enjoy swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving in the sea, birdwatching and kayaking in mangroves, cycling and even rock-climbing.

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    Celebrating the New Year

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/01/2019

    » For New Year blessings, Buddhists are invited to pay respects to 10 of the major Buddha statues in Phutthaisawan Throne Hall at the Front Palace (Wang Na) on the grounds of the National Museum Bangkok near Sanam Luang, from 9am-4pm daily from today until Jan 27.

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    Cooling down in Laos

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/12/2018

    » When tourists go to the Unesco World Heritage town of Luang Prabang in Laos, many immediately think of Buddhist temples, such as Phra That Phou Si, and the simple yet beautiful way of life evinced in traditions like sticky-rice almsgiving. As a matter of fact, Luang Prabang has numerous natural attractions, such as waterfalls and Tham Ting (Pak Ou Cave) for visitors to enjoy. One of the most popular spots is Kuang Si Waterfall.

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    Fish fest in Sing Buri

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 20/12/2018

    » From Dec 25 to Jan 3, the "24th Fish Eating And Prized Goods Of Sing Buri" festival will be held at the Sing Buri College of Agriculture and Technology in Phrom Buri district, Sing Buri province.

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    Destination waterfall

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/12/2018

    » A 4 minute 36 second film clip showing the happy time spent by the young King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit at the stunning Phrom Lok Waterfall in Phrom Khiri district, Nakhon Si Thammarat province, in 1959 brings smiles and tears of joy to almost everyone who views it. This has inspired many to visit tambon Phrom Lok, which is now easy to reach by car unlike when the royal couple travelled by Jeep on a 10km dirt road.

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