The Royal Cremation Ceremony for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is scheduled for 25-29 October 2017. The actual cremation will take place on Thursday 26th October 2017. I have had literally hundreds of questions sent to me by tourists and expats wanting to know how it will affect their lives and holidays. Some wanted to be able to avoid the crowds while others actually wanted to experience this historical event firsthand. As a consequence, I decided to put together a series of blogs together over on my travel blog www.thaitravelblogs.com.
In brief, life is going on much the same for foreigners in Thailand. Most who have come for beach holidays or visiting the mountains in the north probably won’t be affected that much. However, if they came for the nightlife scene, they may find that entertainment in bars and nightclubs have been curtailed this week. The