Thailand

The Sights and Sounds of the Yi Peng Lantern Festival

You arrive at dusk down a back alley where the tuk tuk dropped you off; the air is thick and hot. “Walk to the lights,” the driver says while waving goodbye. You feel a rush of excitement, knowing that you’ve finally arrived at this annual festival that takes place right in the heart of Chiang Mai, Thailand. 

Travel Tips: How to Reach Koh Phangan From Bangkok

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Koh Phangan Island is situated in the Gulf of Thailand. It is a paradise boasting of golden beaches, turquoise water, towering mountains, swaying palms, and lots of panoramic vistas. Koh Phangan is also popular for its full moon party, which takes place only once in some months. It is loaded with scintillating music and dance. The party lasts all night and participants head back after sunrise. 

You can easily add Koh Phangan to your Bangkok must-see destination list.

7 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bangkok

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Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is an extraordinary place. Rest assured you are guaranteed of an exceptional experience and reception when you visit. Forget about the heat and traffic jams, below are seven most alluring things to do when you visit the great city of Bangkok.

The Coolest Vacation Ever In Thailand

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When my girlfriend’s birthday was approaching, I knew I had to outdo the extravaganza that I pulled off last year. This is why I decided to plan a trip to Phuket, Thailand

The Coolest Vacation Ever In Thailand

How to Plan an Indochina Tour in 2018 and 2019

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Indochina, which was originally termed Indo-China, consists of the countries in Southeast Asia now known as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, and Vietnam. The countries are all within the sphere of influence of the Indian subcontinent and China, and also included part of Malaysia and Singapore in the original designation. Later, the term Indochina was used to refer to the French Indochina region that covered just Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, until each was recognized as an independent nation in the 1950s.

Why Head to Thailand for Cosmetic Surgery? Read this.

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One of the benefits for Westerners working and living in Thailand is how much lower the cost-of-living is. Accommodation, shopping, dining out – all the everyday things are considerably less. So, too, are the not-so-everyday things, like plastic surgery.

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of going to a dentist in Bangkok

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Thailand’s dental clinics provide reliable, high-quality care that will banish the fear factor...

So - you’ve made the decision to teach abroad, have landed in Bangkok, and feel more than a little like Anna from the King of Siam. Even if you have travelled, especially to this part of the world, nothing can prepare you for actually living in a foreign destination, especially one that is culturally very much different from your own. 

Top 10 Tips For a Comfortable Thai Train Experience

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There are numerous ways to travel across Thailand, some cheaper than others. The train is my favorite. It is cheap, much faster than a car, and fun. For no more than a few dollars, you can travel across hundreds of kilometers and arrive at your destination - Phuket, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, or whatever city you wish to explore. 

Phuket and Dental Tourism

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Are you interested in traveling to Thailand for health care, as well as for an amazing holiday? Phuket is becoming the place to go for anyone seeking dental services. The stunning island attracts dental patients from around the world, due to its amazing landscape combined with its fantastic dentists.

Phuket and Dental Tourism

The Water War on Thailand

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The year was 2555. Makeshift combat vehicles growled down the narrow streets of Khao Sok, armed with plastic weapons and an unending supply of ammunition. I watched as people scrambled to arm themselves for impending war, and I knew there was no way my comrade and I were going to escape the country without joining the fight.

 

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