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    Whale of a story

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/08/2015

    » Only 50km away from Bangkok, more than 50 Bryde's whales swim in the Gulf of Thailand. Whale-watching tourism has a bright future since Thailand is the only Asean country where people can see Bryde's whales.

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    Lent celebrations in Saraburi

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 23/07/2015

    » From July 29-31, Wat Phra Phutthabat in Saraburi will host the "Tak Bat Dok Mai" (floral merit-making) ceremony to mark Khao Phansa Day, the start of Buddhist Lent.

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    Lantern Fest in Hat Yai

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 30/04/2015

    » Until the end of September, the Colours of the South International Lantern Festival is taking place at the Nakhon Hat Yai Municipal Park, Hat Yai district, Songkhla province.

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    Dressing up what 'Thainess' means

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 10/04/2015

    » It is not an overstatement to say the past two weeks have been a happy time in my life in the wake of a new trend for Thais to wear traditional costumes in everyday life. The reason is simple — I collect Thai handwoven textiles and want to wear them often.

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    A mountain palace

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 18/12/2014

    » Anyone travelling to the south of Thailand by car or bus must have noticed a palace atop a mountain at the entrance of Phetchaburi town along Phetkasem Road. Many Thais know this place as Khao Wang, but not all of them have visited the summer palace of King Rama IV, or King Mongkut, and even known its full name, Phra Nakhon Khiri. 

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    Raptor watching

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 25/09/2014

    » Until the end of November, the annual raptor-watching festival is being held on Khao Radar Mountain in Bang Saphan Noi district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The event is intended to boost local people's understanding of birds of prey and raise public awareness of the importance of environmental protection.

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    A place of royal vessels

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/08/2014

    » This popular verse of an ancient Thai poem on the royal barge procession crosses our mind when we step into the National Museum of Royal Barges in Thon Buri and see a royal barge with the figurehead of a mythical swan. The Suphannahong Royal Barge is one of the eight stunning royal barges on display along with objects used in the procession.

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    Underwater wedding in Trang

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/02/2012

    » The Underwater Wedding Fair in Trang, now in its 16th year, is held to promote natural and cultural tourism and an exotic traditional Thai wedding among foreign wedding couples, divers and tourists worldwide. This year, a number of couples will tie the knot and join several activities on Feb 10-12.

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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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