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    Tips for planning the perfect Thailand vacation 2023

    Planning the perfect Thailand vacation can be overwhelming, with so many incredible things to see and do. But with a little bit of planning and research, you can make your trip to Thailand unforgettable. Here are some tips for planning the perfect Thailand vacation in 2023. 1. Pick the right destination: With so many beautiful places to explore in Thailand,…

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    Could Thailand’s Southeast Coastal Gem Khanom Be the Next Koh Samui?

    The search for the next big resort destination in Thailand is an absolutely big ask. An expansive country with 77 provinces and an amazing array of diverse geographical locations, Instagram-worthy aspects, and distinctly different nuances. Out of this brazen travel chaos, the endearing term ‘same same, but different’ was born and remains highly relevant. Yet, one of the simple truths…

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    Boho Wanderlust in Thailand’s Great Outdoors

    One of the most notable transformations for both domestic and international travellers in Thailand post-pandemic has been the realization that the old-school beach holiday stereotype is out the window. Rivers, mountains, farms, or even a jungle trek are now the hot ticket. For those who went to the just-wound-up Wonderfruit, you’ve already caught the vibe, and it won’t go away.…

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    Heavy rain and flash flood in Thailand | GMT ON TOUR

    Pattaya International Fireworks Festival to be the backdrop of the new film. Nike defends sweatshops accusation in Thailand. Airlines pushing for single pilot flights. More heavy rain and flash floods are expected in Thailand. Rowdy monkeys moved to Phuket island. – all are coming up today.

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    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,…

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    Where to go in Chiang Mai for a memorable holiday

    When you think about a province in Thailand that is rich in culture and tradition, Chiang Mai will surely be the first thing to come to mind. And rightly so! Chiang Mai used to be part of the “Lanna” Kingdom (during 1292-1775). Some Thai people called Chiang Mai “the town of art”. It has its own style, worthy history, and…

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    Thailand News Today | Thailand will officially enter winter tomorrow

    Thailand to officially enter winter on October 29 Thailand will officially enter winter on Saturday, October 29, reports the Meteorological Department. The department says winter will last until the end of February 2023 and is expected to be colder than usual this year. Up in the mountains, temperatures will reach lows of 8 degrees Celsius, said the department. Earlier this…

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    Moving to Thailand checklist – What you need to know before your move

    There are several reasons why Thailand is one of the most desirable locations for ex-pats. Here, you can get affordable access to modern conveniences and year-round sunny weather. With its laid-back way of life, delectable cuisine, and vibrant culture, it’s certainly a remarkable place to call home. Plus, being close to nature is easy here, with everything from beautiful waterfalls…

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    Full post-pandemic Thailand reopening | GMT

    Key provinces to serve Covid early-warning role. Anti-Prayut protesters launch campaign demanding PM’s ouster. Anti-Prayut protesters rally at Bangkok’s Victory Monument. Xi’s Bangkok APEC trip to open tourist floodgates.- all coming up today.

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    Thailand News Today | Best lesser known travel destinations in Thailand

      Airbnb says more tourists in Thailand are opting for ‘off-the-beaten-track’ destinations, benefiting the environment and local economies. Thailand’s usual top tourist destinations are places with international airports – Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui, and Phuket. But, according to Airbnb, more tourists are venturing out of these hubs and into “lesser-known” destinations such as Koh Lanta, Trat, Pai, and Cha-Am.…

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    Major jump in Thailand Airbnb searches

    There’s been a major jump in searches for Airbnb accommodation in Thailand, according to the latest Airbnb data. The data shows that between January and March this year, the number of searches for Airbnb accommodation in the kingdom shot up by 180% compared to the same time frame last year. Both Thai and international travellers especially searched for Airbnb accommodations…

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    THAILAND voted LAST as ‘the land of smiles’ | GMT

    THAILAND voted LAST as ‘the land of smiles’ in a poll done in Asia. Another poll shows nearly 2/3rds of Thais are tired of wearing masks. PM rips Pheu Thai over Thaksin, Point-cut system aims to curb dangerous driving, Two-faced kitten born in northern Thailand and more on todays Good Morning Thailand

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    Thailand’s TAT brings tourism road show to Europe | GMT

    Fearing prison time over PDPA laws in Thailand. Thai police rewarding snitches. Digital lottery ticket sales. Parliament passes 3.185 trillion baht draft budget bill. No more free rides on the BTS. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand.

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    10 Thailand-Laos bus routes starting June 15

    Starting next month, bus travel enthusiasts in Thailand will have 10 bus route options options in Laos. One of the Thailand-Laos bus routes began earlier this month, from Mukdahan to Savannakhet. Now, the president of Transport Co Ltd, Sanyalux Panwattanalikit, has listed 9 new Thailand-Laos routes starting June 15. The new routes will be: Nong Khai to Vientiane, Udon Thani…

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    Is now the best time to invest in Thailand due to the weak Baht | GMT

      Is now the best time to invest in Thailand? what are the pros and cons of a weaker Baht? Asia’s largest water park, Bangkok governor election winner and Do Thai teachers and institutions abuse their power? All this and more on today’s Good Morning Thailand.

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    5 Underrated Apps to Download when in Thailand | This is Thailand

    If you are planning on living in Thailand for a long time, or are currently living in the land of smiles right now and are looking for some fantastic discounts, then this clip is for you. In this clip, I’ll be revealing the top 5 underrated apps that you might want to consider downloading if you plan on living in…

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    Thailand News Today | Thailand to target “wealthy foreign tourists”

      Thailand’s deputy health minister is hoping to see an end to Covid-19 by the end of this year, despite the risk of new variants. Satit Pitutecha made his prediction yesterday, saying Thailand is proceeding with its plan to declare the virus endemic. The World Health Organisation has yet to make any recommendation on according the virus endemic status. Satit…

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    Thailand News Today | Nok Air’s latest investment failure is costing the airline millions

      Thailand’s Covid situation is continually improving and is expected to be declared an endemic disease more than half a month earlier than expected. According to the Ministry of Public Health, his office originally planned to declare Covid an an endemic disease on July 1 this year. Yesterday, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary Kiatiphum Wongrajit announced that Thailand now plans to…

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    Thailand News Today | Crashed China eastern flight possible “intentional nosedive”

    Black box data on crashed China Eastern 737 suggests possible “intentional nosedive” Investigators are now examining further if the crash of China Eastern Airlines 737-800 on March 21 was indeed due to “intentional action on the flight deck”. The early reports say that there is, so far, no evidence of a technical malfunction. The Wall Street Journal reported this week…

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    Thailand to welcome one millionth tourist & Russell Crowe Returns | GMT

    Thailand expects its one millionth foreign tourist this year to arrive by the end of May. Russell Crowe and six other celebrities will ask questions to seven Bangkok governor candidates live on TV. Schools back for summer as students ride elephants to school. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand

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    Thailand News Today | Tourism surge on Phuket and Koh Samui

      The country is still under an emergency decree which will last at least until the end of this month, and could be extended again for another 2 months, as it has since April 2020. The emergency decree bypasses all Covid-related matters and budget from the Thai parliament, with the CCSA, chaired by the prime minister, meeting every 2 weeks…

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    Thailand News Today | Thai parents fear vaccine side effects on children

    A German woman who had been missing for 7 days, has now been found. 75 year old tourist Barbara Elisabeth Monika Glag Lange was found safe in the สิรินาถ National Park along the northern west coast of Phuket. Last week it was reported that the lady had headed off for a morning walk from her hotel in Mai Khao. From…