How to register your drone in Thailand

If you intend to fly a drone in Thailand, whether as a hobby or for commercial reasons, you have to by law register your drone first. If you don’t you could face a fine of up to 100,000 Baht or even up to five years in prison. They are serious about this, so before you […]

ASEAN Trip Part 1: Mandalay in Myanmar

Thailand is an excellent base to use as a jumping off point to visit the neighboring countries such as Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar and Vietnam. There are apparently 600 flights per week to these destinations from Thailand. 299 flights fly to Myanmar; 190 to Vietnam; 108 to Cambodia, and 61 to Laos. There are of […]

Visit the French Ambassador’s Residence in Bangkok

The Embassy of France in Thailand will open the French Ambassador’s Residence to the public as part of “European Heritage Days”. The residence is an historical building that dates back to the early 19th Century. Heritage Days have been held every year since 1984 on the third weekend of September by the French authorities in […]

Chiang Mai Trip for Magic of Thai Fabric Festival

Over the weekend, I was visiting Chiang Mai for the Magic of Thai Fabric Festival. This took place in the Royal Park Rajapreuk. Thai silk and fabrics are among the best of its kind in the world and this festival celebrated the diversity of the designs as well as the quality on sale today. During […]

Three Day Trip to Nakhon Pathom

This is a continuation of my road trips to provinces in Central Thailand. Over the next few months I am looking to visit destinations that are about 2-3 hours away from Bangkok and then spend about three days exploring that area. My destination last weekend was to Nakhon Pathom which is about an hour and […]

Three Day Trip to Ratchaburi

I’ve been doing road trips around Thailand for about 18 years or so now. I love the freedom of having your own wheels and being able to stop where and when you want. Having a car also helps in reaching those places which are not so easily accessible by public transport. However, my car was […]

Four Day trip to Koh Tao and Koh Phangan

Over the long weekend, a group of us were invited by the TAT to visit Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui in Southern Thailand. The purpose of the 4-day trip was to see the efforts by local tourism businesses on how they try to minimize their environmental impact. These days it is all about […]

Four Day trip to Buriram and Surin

Over the last four days, I have been visiting some of the major tourist attractions in Buriram and Surin provinces. These locations are in Northeastern Thailand. I was invited to join the winners of the Thailand Bloggers 2017 competition. We flew Air Asia from Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok to Buriram. Our return flight was […]

Eight Free Movies at the River City Bangkok Film Club in June 2017

SATURDAY 3RD JUNE 2017: The opening film “Blood of my Blood” (Portugal) of the RCB Film Club’s June Series has been screened at the top festivals of the world, won nearly 19 Awards, was Portugal’s Oscar nomination in 2011, and is considered by many to be one of the top 10 Portuguese films of all […]

Trip to Phuket with Happy Yacht Charter

The other weekend I was in Phuket at the invitation of Happy Yacht Charter. Boating is one of the popular activities for tourists in Phuket. But it usually involves fast speedboat rides to places like Phi Phi island. Not very enjoyable at the best of times. However, a new experience for me was a couple […]

Street Food Walking Trip in Bangkok Noi and Thonburi

Bangkok street food has been in the news a lot lately. In particular, the stories about the ban on street vendors. However, there’s been a lot of miscommunication and misunderstanding in this story. Which is why I decided to go out and see for myself. Along the way I spoke to food vendors and city […]

Thailand Creative & Design Center is now open on Charoenkrung Road in Bangkok

The brand new Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) is now open at The Grand Postal Building on Charoenkrung Road in Bangkok. This new location for TCDC has 5 floors with approximately 9,000 square meters, covering six functional zones; three former zones with the expansion and improvement including Resource Center, Exhibition Gallery, and Creative Co-working […]