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  • Expats

    Be like James Bond, drive the latest Aston Martin for only 25 million baht (video)

    Aston Martin is acknowledged as an iconic global brand synonymous with style, luxury, performance, exclusivity and James Bond, and if you have a few bob to spare then the latest model is yours for about 25 million baht. The latest Aston Martin, the DBX707, not only fuses the latest technology, time-honoured craftsmanship and graceful styling, but it is also the world’s…

  • Thailand News

    Pro-Prayut James Bond “008” posters mocked by opposition

    A pro-government Facebook page, Priang News, (เปรี้ยง) which created several James Bond-type 008, No Time to Die posters, in support of Cabinet members during this week’s censure debate, has been mocked by the opposition. Priang News created posters saying PM Prayut Chan-o-cha will not be “killed” stating the Bond movie No Time to Die and using the hashtag #FightEveryProblem. Pheu…

  • Phuket News

    Survey underway as experts attempt to save James Bond island from erosion

    Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is working with other environmental departments to determine how best to save a popular tourist attraction. Khao Ta Pu, commonly known as James Bond island, in the southern province of Phang Nga, is at risk of collapse, due to seawater erosion. The ministry is working with counterparts in the Department of Mineral Resources…

  • Environment News

    “James Bond Island” to be assessed for stability after the collapse of similar rock formations

    The iconic limestone karst tower and popular tourist site known as “James Bond Island” will be checked for stability following the collapse of similar rock formations. The rock formation in Phang Nga Bay appeared in the 1974 James Bond film “The Man with the Golden Gun.” It’s now known as James Bond Island. It has become a major tourist destination…

  • News

    Boats collide off James Bond island (Koh Ta Poo). 16 injured.

    Two boats have collided off James Bond Island. A tour boat carrying 20 passengers, including tour guides and crew, were heading back from Koh Ta Poo, better known as James Bond Island, to Koh Panyi for lunch yesterday (Monday, July 31). On the way the ‘Wararat’ crashed into what’s been described as a long tail boat carrying 12 Chinese tourists.…

  • World News

    OBITUARY: Sean Connery, the original Bond and the sexiest man of the 20th century

    Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90. Jason Bond, his son, announced that he had died peacefully in his sleep after being “unwell for some time”. His career spanned some 70 movies. He was the first actor to have portrayed Ian Fleming’s British spy character James Bond, playing the role 7 times from 1962 to 1983. He won an Academy Award…

  • Lifestyle

    Your guide to choosing the best bespoke tailor in Bangkok

    Getting your clothes off-the-rack is easy, and it does the job most of the time. But for big moments like a wedding or important business function, opting for a suit, dress shirt, or tuxedo custom-made specifically just for you can make a significant difference. Yes, bespoke tailoring might not be the most cost-effective option, but it will serve you well…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand Video News | Thai woman blames police drug search for miscarriage, Former DSI chief faces 44 million baht asset seizure

    In this Thailand video news, Alex and Jay cover the recent news across the nation. Beginning with Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission seized 44 million baht from former DSI Director-General Tharit Pengdit for accumulating unusual wealth. A Thai woman, Orranee, is suing the police after a vaginal drug search allegedly caused her miscarriage. Pichit Kleepjinda’s mysterious death raises suspicions of poisoning…

  • Thailand News

    Thai PM’s billion-baht lifestyle unveiled

    Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin opens up about his staggering wealth, leaving the public astonished at the opulence hidden behind the political curtain. Once a high-flying business magnate, 61 year old Srettha acknowledged his affluence. The PM attributed his riches to years of relentless work and astute investments. “I can’t deny that I am wealthy.” The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) disclosed…

  • Travel Guides

    5 of the most appealing Phang Nga hotels

    Phang Nga province is home to many beautiful attractions, with the most famous being the James Bond Island, or Koh Tapu. But, many visitors mistakenly travel past this beautiful area in favour of the more bustling cities of Phuket. With picturesque limestone rocks jutting out of the Andaman Sea, it is easy to see why this area is home to…

  • Lifestyle

    The rise of the parkour scene in Thailand

    Parkour is not a widespread sport that is being done in Thailand however, it came from humble beginnings where its concept was relatively unknown and unpracticed in the Kingdom at one point. In more recent times though, Parkour has been gaining its popularity over time to where it is a staple of smaller communities who leap across the urban jungles…

  • Phuket Travel

    Fun Phuket facts: history, culture, and natural beauty

    With its immaculate beaches, abundant palm trees, and warm blue waters, Phuket, the biggest island in Thailand, entices tourists with the beauty of a tropical paradise. There is more to this picture-perfect getaway than first meets the eye, though. Phuket boasts an extensive and varied past that captivates both residents and visitors, from its mountainous terrain to its cultural events and historical…

  • Things To Do

    How to plan the perfect trip to Thailand

    You might wonder, just as your neighbour is apt to, why Thailand is the talk of the town in the holiday destinations line-up. A peek at the postcards or a quick scroll through social media and voila! You’re practically drowning in glossy shots of grand vistas, tropical beaches that scream ‘paradise found’, verdant jungles that would make Tarzan weep, a…

  • Guides

    Thailand’s most exotic places

    Thailand, adoringly known as the Land of Smiles, has been a popular tourist destination for the past few decades. The site where a number of popular movies have been shot, as well as a truly amazing cultural experience. With some of the most unique, stunning scenery and the friendliest people, this country is sure to steal your heart away. From…

  • Food

    The best bars for cocktails in Bangkok: A guide to the most iconic and trendy drinking spots

    Picture this: you’re in Bangkok and sitting in a dimly lit bar with a frosty cold beer in hand. The neon lights flicker above you, casting a warm glow on your face. Your favourite song is playing, and you can’t help but tap your feet along to the rhythm. The atmosphere is electric, and you feel like you’re a part…

  • Things To Do

    Andamanda Phuket Waterpark: What to expect and how to prepare

    The sun is shining, the water is cool, the rides are thrilling, and you’re ready to go to Andamanda Phuket Waterpark for a day of fun in the sun. Who doesn’t love an exhilarating day of fun and thrills? But before you put on your swimsuit and hit the water slides, there are a few things you should know to…

  • Things To Do

    Escape the crowds with Captain Mark: Personalized day trips from Phuket

    Press Release Experience the stunning beauty of Phuket with an island-hopping day trip that you will cherish forever. Sail on the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, explore hidden sea caves and beaches and take in the breathtaking scenery. With Phuket Sail Tours, you can escape the crowds and enjoy personalized small-group boat tours with Captain Mark at the helm.…

  • News

    Thailand Film Office reports record-breaking year for Thai movie industry

    The Thailand Film Office (TFO) reported 2022 was a record-breaking year for the Thai movie industry despite a sluggish start to the new calendar year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The TFO compiled a list of impressive statistics for filming foreign movies in the Land of Smiles for 2022. It recorded that film crews shot 348 different types of movies…

  • Things To Do

    10 must visit destinations in Thailand before you die

    Who hasn’t yearned for a vacation to get away from the struggles of everyday life? And for many of us, the Land of Smiles is where our wanderlust first leads us. What’s not to appreciate about its scenic landscapes, sites imbued with years of history and delicious cuisine. So when you’re ready to pack your bags and fly to Thailand,…

  • Press Room

    Best island boat tours from Phuket – must-visit islands and unforgettable experiences you should not miss out on

    Press Release For many people, Phuket is the first place they think of for a tropical island getaway, and rightly so, with its amazing beaches, incredible scenery, fabulous weather and delicious exotic food, Phuket has something for everyone. For some, sunbathing on one of the white, sandy beaches sipping on a freshly cut coconut or enjoying a tropical Sabai Sabai…

  • Things To Do

    Splash about in Andamanda Phuket Water Park and have a little extra fun with the mascots

    What better way to enjoy a splashing day than spending a fun time at the biggest water park in Phuket? The Andamanda Phuket Water Park is one of the island’s newest and largest water parks. Featuring 5 different zones, the water park has an array of slides, thrilling water rides, lazy river pools, and even acrylic pool bars. Whether you…

  • Health

    Top 5 reasons Phuket is the ideal medical tourism destination

    Emerging markets and financial injection from the government has seen the medical tourism sector explode in Thailand. Companies such as Bangkok Dusit, who operate more than 40 hospitals across six different brands, provide a staggering 8,000 beds. And they are expanding thanks to their acquisitions of hospitals and “wellness centres” in major Thai hubs such as Phuket. This is precisely…

  • Things To Do

    Beautiful national parks in Phuket you need to visit in 2022

    From pristine beaches to limestone cliffs, Phuket’s natural beauty is unrivalled. And if you want to really immerse yourself in nature, there’s no shortage of national parks on the island to visit. Travelling to the national parks can be exciting in itself, as taking a boat can help you get to many areas that are off the beaten path. Moreover,…

  • Things To Do

    Best day trips and tours in Phuket for a short gateway (2022)

    Phuket, by far one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand, has a lot to discover both on and around the island. It has something for everyone, from wonderful cultural events and delectable traditional foods to stunning beaches and exotic islands. Since the island is so diverse, a great way to experience its many facets and spice up your…

  • Things To Do

    The best island tours from Phuket in 2022

    There are many islands around Phuket that are just waiting to be discovered. While some are easily accessible by water, others require some advance preparation. Thus, participating in the top Phuket island tours will surely make your trip smoother and more enjoyable. It can be difficult to choose which tour will be worthwhile when there are so many locations to…

  • Phuket News

    Thailand’s biggest new attraction “Andamanda” opens in Phuket

    Moisture and adventure meets Thai culture and mythology at Andamanda, Thailand’s biggest water park, covering 58 rai of land in Kathu, in Phuket, southern Thailand. On Saturday, Thailand’s former deputy prime minister Suwat Liptapanlop attended the water park’s grand opening. The new theme park is located on the main road to Patong, about 800 metres west of the Samkong intersection,…

  • Thai Life

    Dengue hasn’t gone away – Dengue fever in Thailand 2022, and how to avoid it

    Covid-19, and the controls taken to limit its spread, have clearly disrupted essential health services and other disease control programs worldwide – school closures, lockdowns, curfews and social restrictions, hoping to limit the spread of Covid-19. But those enforced changes have also resulted in the transmission of other infectious diseases, including dengue fever. Despite dropping off the radar in the…

  • Travel

    Travel Guide: Top 8 Beaches in Thailand 2022

    Thailand offers numerous spectacular beaches that are worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. Approximately 86 million tourists visit Thailand each year making it one of the most visited countries in the world. Thailand has so much to offer ranging from exotic temples, tropical jungles, historical landmarks, and glamorous beaches. There are almost 2,000 miles of coastline and 8,000…

  • Things To Do

    Top 10 English-language movies made in Thailand (or mostly in Thailand)

    Thailand is active in attracting foreign movie makers, and has been for decades. Many well known movies have been either partially or totally filmed in Thailand. From ‘The Killing Fields’ to ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ and the latest in the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise (around Krabi). Some of Thailand’s scenery is unique and the film crews are well…

  • Things To Do

    Most famous viewpoints in Phang Nga

    Phang Nga, a province in southern Thailand that borders Phuket, is known to have Thailand’s most beautiful viewpoints. You can get there by boat, car, bicycle, luxury yacht, longtail boat, kayak, or even junk (a Chinese sailboat). Whether the weather is sunny, gloomy, or rainy, Phang Nga is still a great place to visit for anyone looking for time away…