getting to Thailand

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    Love is in the air… and the beer… and the Prosecco

    Origins of Valentine’s Day, with a Thai twist, by Barry Daniel Saint Valentine’s Day is traditionally a time for romance, flowers, candle-lit dinners and the whispering of sweet nothings into the shell-like ear of the object of your affections. But in Phuket there can be other distractions! History is unclear on whether any of The Beatles had journeyed to Thailand…

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    Thailand News Today | Dirty gloves probe, Bocelli & Lisa, ASEAN fallout | October 27

    An investigation into the grotty dirty gloves and PPE affair, PM urges all ASEAN nations to follow in the footsteps of Thailand for a swift reopening, and Andrea Bocelli is in, but Lisa from Black Pink hasn’t yet been officially invited for new year’s concerts in Phuket. PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is stressing that Southeast Asian nations follow Thailand’s lead in…

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    Thailand News Today | Policeman confessions, UK puts Thailand on red list | August 27

    Thitisan Utthanaphon, aka… Joe Ferrari, the policeman who allegedly tortured and killed a drug suspect in Nakhon Sawan, surrendered late yesterday afternoon in Chon Buri late. Bad news for British sandboxers on Phuket, or elsewhere in Thailand, as well as anyone else planning to travel from Thailand to the UK. Packages containing around 1.2 million methamphetamine pills were found floating…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thai quarantine confusion – do ASQ hotels know about April 1 changes?

    A gentleman from Sacramento, California, 43 years old, wanted to come to Thailand for Songkran, and then some further exploration. But, with all the changes announced by the government, the restrictions imposed recently for Songkran celebrations, and the hotels still advertising for 14 day quarantines, he’s found it a complete minefield. His main complaint – people ‘on the ground’ don’t…