Trip to Lampang for the Countdown Festival

The destination for my new years countdown event this year was in Lampang in Northern Thailand. The Tourism Authority of Thailand had organized Countdown events in five regions of Thailand (see here). These were in Lampang (North), Sakon Nakhon (Northeast), Rayong (East), Phuket (South) and Kanchanaburi (West). I wasn’t in Lampang for very long, but it […]

Enter the TAT Newsroom Blogger competition to win a free trip to Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has just launched the third edition of the TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 competition, for which blogs and photos can be submitted from now until 15 March 2018. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor said: “Bloggers can share their experiences in Thailand with a real sense of passion and thus inspire their audiences to visit […]

Open Air Kino 2018 at the Goethe-Institut Thailand

Watch German cinema under the stars for free at the “Open Air Kino 2018” at the Goethe-Institut Thailandfrom 9th January to 27th February 2018. This year’s programme guarantees compelling viewing and includes a thriller of nail-biting suspense, an extraordinary father-daughter relationship and even a comedy based on the very serious current topic of the refugee crisis. […]

Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok from 17-23 January 2018

Eight Taiwanese films and two Thai films will be screened at the 2018 Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok, which will take place from 17-23 January 2018 at Quartier CineArt, the EmQuartier in Bangkok. The festival is the annual presentation of Taiwan cinema held by The Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office […]

Full Road Accident Statistics for New Year 2017-2018 in Thailand

It is now that time of year when the Thai government publicize the daily accident reports from around Thailand. This year, the “Seven Dangerous Days of the New Year” is from 28th December 2017 to 3rd January 2018. During the new year holiday last year, 478 people were killed in road accidents. The leading causes of accidents […]

Top 10 items left in a Bangkok taxi during 2017

Have you ever forgotten something in a taxi. If you have, then you’re not alone as people are being forgetful every day. I usually tell people to take a picture of the license plate which is replicated on the inside door at the back. But I guess that’s not very helpful if you happen to […]

Watch the classic movie Cleopatra on the big screen in Bangkok

The Scala movie theater in Siam Square in Bangkok will be bringing the movie classic Cleopatra to the big screen during January 2018. The movie, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, was the highest grossing film of the year when it was released in 1963. The movie will be screened in Bangkok on Sunday 14th January […]

Trip to Chanthaburi for the Christmas celebrations

When many tourists talk about Thailand they mention the Buddhist temples and monks as being among the highlights. But what many of them don’t realize is that there are also Thai Christians in the country with a number of large and beautiful churches and cathedrals. Not everyone in Thailand is a Buddhist. There are small […]

Live Photo Blog: Chanthaburi Cathedral at Christmas

The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Chanthaburi dates back to 1909. However, there has been Catholics based here for three hundred years. The gothic style cathedral was partly built by the French during their occupation of the city from 1893–1904. One of the best times to visit is during their Christmas celebrations. These photos are being […]

Live Photo Blog: Christmas at EmQuartier in Bangkok

Although Thailand is mainly a Buddhist country, the Thai people love a celebration. Even if it is from another country or religion. They adapt it and make it their own. Christmas is a classic example with trees and decorations going up all around the country. Some of the best are in Bangkok. I took a […]

Siam Photo Contest 2018

Do you like photography? Do you like to travel? If so compete for some great prizes in the Siam Photo Contest. The competition is open to all travel photographers, amateur or professional, from Bangkok or around the world. Prizes for the winners will include airplane tickets on Nok Airlines, gift certificates from Agoda, a stay […]

Russian Film Week in Thailand from 19-24 December 2017

Six popular Russian movies will be screened during Russian Film Week 2017 at SF World Cinema in CentralWorld, Bangkok, from 19-24 December 2017. Russian Film Week is dedicated to 120 years of diplomatic relations between Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Thailand. The purpose of the Film Week is to promote Russian culture through non-commercial […]