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Things you need to know if you’re travelling to Thailand and Bangkok in October

Tim Newton

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During this month there will be a lot of small and larger changes as Thailand gets ready to bid a sad, final farewell to the much-loved and revered HM King Bhumibol who passed on October 13 last year.

Most of the changes will be around Bangkok, especially the Sanam Luang Park area around the Grand Palace. But there will also be changes in the way people dress, opening times at other attractions around the country and the cancellation or postponement of events scheduled for October.

The Thailand Travel Blog with Richard Barrow has been providing a lot of updated information for people visiting Thailand and Bangkok during the month of October.

We provide the information to keep you up-to-date and will notify you of any changes as we get closer to the event. Thanks to Richard Barrow…

https://www.thaitravelblogs.com/2017/09/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-funeral-of-king-bhumibol-in-october/

 

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Tim Newton has lived in Thailand since 2012. An Australian, he has worked in the media, principally radio and TV, for 41 years. He has won the Deutsche Welle Award for best radio talk program, presented over 10,000 radio news bulletins, 3,900 in Thailand alone, hosted 650 daily TV news programs and produced 2,100 videos, TV commercials and documentaries. As founder of The Thaiger, Tim now acts as the Content Manager and head-writer, whilst supervising the growth of the YouTube channel. He's reported for CNN, Deutsche Welle TV, CBC, Australia's ABC TV and Australian radio during the 2018 Cave Rescue and other major stories in Thailand.

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