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    At the crossroads of history

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 26/09/2019

    » The ancient city of Ayutthaya was surrounded by rivers -- the Lop Buri on the north side, the Pa Sak on the east side and the Chao Phraya on the remaining sides. South of the city island, known in Thai as Koh Muang, the Pa Sak merges with the Chao Phraya at the point where the latter makes a southward turn, away from Koh Muang.

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    Day trippin'

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 20/09/2019

    » I get cabin fever if I am in the concrete urban jungle we call Bangkok for too long. A weekend trip to the 'burbs is ideal for when the bank balance is low, but the holiday spirit is high. The capital's surrounding areas are a treasure trove of exciting activities and all it takes is a sense of adventure. So strap on the exploration belts and let's go on a ride!

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    From where we stood

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 19/09/2019

    » Standing on the ground, I looked up to the cliff above Phet Pho Thong Cave in Sa Kaeo's Klong Hat district. My trainer and guide, Kosol Thianthong told me that he chose the easiest route for my group to try abseiling. The height is about 10m. It didn't look that high from where we stood.

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    Discover Bhutan, your field guide to happiness

    B Magazine, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 15/09/2019

    » "Welcome to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon," announces our Druk Air pilot, about 15 minutes before we land at Paro International Airport. For passengers like me, in a window seat on the left-hand side of the plane, the trip of a lifetime begins now.

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    A better life

    Life, Published on 02/09/2019

    » Born in Thailand, 14-year-old Jidapa Wongsathan from the Tai Yai ethnic group dreams of becoming a tour guide. To turn her dream into reality, the ninth-grader has decided to attend Lanna Commercial Technological College in Chiang Mai after she finishes Grade 9 next year, instead of opting for high school.

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    No longer places to just pass by

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 29/08/2019

    » Mae Sot city in Tak province is widely known as one of the Kingdom's largest hubs of border trade. However, for holiday-makers, it's often overlooked. I, for one, have made brief stops in Mae Sot several times, on my way to Umphang to its south, to Mae Sariang and Mae Hong Son to its north, and even to Mawlamyine, the capital of Myanmar's Mon State to the west.

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    New experiences in old Bangkok

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 15/08/2019

    » The area you'll be reading about in this article is only around 1.2km². Yet, it's packed full of fascinating things to see and do, from Wang Burapha, Saphan Han and Sampheng, to Phahurat, Saphan Phut, Pak Klong Talat and Ban Mo.

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    Out of comfort zone

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 09/08/2019

    » Every Bangkokian knows that the MRT has launched a trial run for its five new stations. This is perhaps, one of the most gleeful news we have received this year (we haven't had much of that lately) as it allows you and me an easier way to explore beyond the three S's of Bangkok: Siam, Silom and Sukhumvit. Not that these three areas are guilty of anything but there's so much more to Bangkok that awaits your discovery.

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    Perfectly unexplored

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 08/08/2019

    » The Setouchi region might not be at the top of your list if you are a first-time traveller to Japan. But it can be a perfect destination for those who love to explore more off-the-beaten path locations and travel like locals.

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    Not what it seems

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 01/08/2019

    » As you can see on the map, Klong Yai district is a narrow strip of land that extends from the main part of Trat province. Flanked by the Gulf of Thailand on one side and the mountains of western Cambodia on the other, it doesn't look like a place where much has happened.

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