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  • Travel

    10 underrated places to visit in Thailand

    Thailand boasts some of the best travel spots in Asia, some of which are less well-known yet equally as cool. If you want to get off the beaten path a little and see some of the more undiscovered attractions that this lovely country has to offer, check out our list of the top 10 most underrated places in Thailand below.…

  • Transport

    Korean Air resumes two routes to Thailand

    On October 1, Korean Air resumed two direct routes to Thailand. The airline reopened services between Seoul to Chiang Mai and Phuket, which were both suspended in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The South Korean flag carrier announced the return of the popular routes in August. Flights from Seoul Incheon to Phuket depart on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and…

  • Travel

    Things to do in Bangkok that cost next to nothing (2022)

    Wondering where to go in Bangkok with a small budget? Then this article is for you! Here, we’ve compiled the best Bangkok attractions that cost little to nothing for tourists. From outdoor markets and parks to indoor, themed shopping malls, tourists will love this list of budget-friendly Bangkok attractions! 1. Talad Rod Fai (Srinagarindra Train Night Market) Address: 51 Srinagarindra…

  • Phuket

    Phuket welcomes 4 million tourists in 8 months

    Phuket welcomed four million domestic and international visitors so far in 2022, pumping 66 billion baht into the economy, according to Deputy Governor Pichet Panapong. In recent months, top holidaymakers in Phuket include Indians (120,000 visitors from May – September) and Australians (around 60,000 visitors between May – September). Even with 3000 – 5000 tourists arriving on the island every…

  • Travel

    Most interesting museums to visit in Bangkok (2022)

    Bangkok is home to so many interesting places. And for those who like a bit of history, its museums don’t disappoint. From outdoor wonderlands with rich, cultural finds, to indoor adventures into Thailand’s past, there’s something for every kind of traveller. So, if you’re visiting Bangkok and want to explore a museum, we have selected some of the city’s top…

  • Transport

    Thai VietJet to increase frequency of Japan and Taiwan flights

    Thai VietJet announced the addition of flights to both the Bangkok – Fukuoka route to Japan and the Bangkok – Taipei route to Taiwan. The airline commenced the Bangkok – Fukuoka route, their only service linking Thailand and Japan, back in July. Initially, the route between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Fukuoka Airport operated three times a week. The route turned out…

  • Thailand

    Laos-China high-speed railway to bring increased trade opportunities

    The high-speed railway from Laos to China is full steam ahead as Laotian authorities say they hope it will increase trade opportunities for the region. The link, known as the Vientiane-Boten railway was opened late last year on December 3, as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Now, the railway operates daily to offer more economical travel, cutting travel…

  • Transport

    Budget airline Thai AirAsia X to launch two Thailand – Australia routes

    Budget airline Thai AirAsia X will launch two direct routes between Thailand and Australia in December. The airline will fly from Bangkok to both Melbourne, and Sydney, beginning December 1 and 2 this year, respectively. The Bangkok to Sydney route will fly four times per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. The Bangkok to Melbourne route will fly thrice…

  • Tourism

    Get freebies and special offers with this app launched by Tourism Authority of Thailand

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and partners have launched a mobile application called the “TAGTHAi Pass,” designed to be a handy tool for tourists to make the most out of their stay in the kingdom. Tourists who download the free TAGTHAi application will benefit from various freebies and deals. Not to be confused with the renounced Thailand Pass, the…

  • Tourism

    Thailand ‘tourist tax’ to come into effect next year

    Starting next year, foreigners entering Thailand by plane will have to pay an entry fee of 300 baht. The “tourist tax” was originally intended to be imposed at the start of this year, but its implementation was delayed to give Thailand’s tourism industry a chance to recover from the pandemic. The fee will be introduced “next year,” according to Thailand’s…

  • Travel

    Best things to do in Phuket for a memorable holiday

    Phuket, known as the most popular tourist destination in Thailand, undoubtedly offers a wide range of activities. Some of the best things to do in Phuket are centered around the beach. But besides relaxing on one of the island’s many immaculate beaches, you can find a wide range of other things to do. Go island hopping to see the surrounding…

  • Tourism

    Thailand welcomed over 4 million foreign tourists this year, officials say

    A Thai government spokesperson has said today that over 4 million foreign tourists have entered the kingdom this year. He said this number is expected to jump to 4.5 million within this month. The top five countries with the most tourists coming to Thailand, in order, are: Malaysia, India, Laos, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The spokesperson, Anucha Burapachaisri, said…

  • Travel

    Fun things to do indoors on a rainy day in Thailand (2022)

    The mention of the Thai “rainy season” sends the fear of dread running through most tourists and visitors alike, who imagine a deluge of endless water cascading from the sky for days on end. This is a common misconception held by holidaymakers. Yes, it does rain, and there will be days when the weather interferes with your vacation, but it…

  • Travel

    Affordable but stylish hotels in Koh Samui for your next holiday

    With breathtaking beaches, turquoise waters, and lush greenery, the tropical island of Koh Samui will never cease to amaze you. In addition to its natural beauty, the island also boasts fun water sports and an outdoor shopping mall, giving visitors everything they need for the ultimate holiday. The best thing is that you don’t have to pay a lot of…

  • Tourism

    Thailand ranks as fourth most popular destination among Chinese travellers

    Chinese tourists are finally returning to Thailand. International flights out of China have increased 200% this month compared with the same period last month. Out of those flights, Thailand is the fourth most flown-to destination by mainland Chinese tourists, according to the Variflight civil aviation data service. South Korea came in first place, Japan came in second and the United…

  • Thailand

    Toad travels from Thailand to Wales in student’s suitcase

    A university student was toad-ally shocked when an unfamiliar amphibian jumped out of her suitcase in Cardiff, Wales, in the UK, having travelled over 6,000 miles from Thailand. Hannah Turian recently completed her second year studying psychology at Cardiff University and went to Thailand to volunteer in a school during the summer break. After travelling for 35 hours, she finally…

  • Travel

    Stress-free travel with AXA Travel Insurance

    With travel finally picking up all over the globe, there has never been a better time to add travel insurance to your plans. Whether you’re spending money to make up for lost holidays after the pandemic or a spur-of-the-moment getaway, getting travel insurance is a wise way to protect your trip if the unexpected happens. Not only will travel insurance…

  • Travel

    Thailand’s Entry Requirements August 2022

    Travelling to Thailand in August 2022? Here’s everything you need to know before you go. If you’re planning to stay in the kingdom for less than 30 days, and you hold a passport from one of these 64 countries, you don’t need a visa to enter Thailand. Tourists are no longer required to apply for Thailand Pass or buy health…

  • Transport

    Chiang Rai Airport to stay closed until August 6 following Nok Air incident

    The Nok Air plane which skidded off Chiang Rai Airport’s runway during landing on Saturday night was finally lifted out of the mud and removed at 4am today, but the airport will remain closed until August 6 due to poor safety standards. The incident sparked a safety inspection by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), which found that the…

  • Tourism

    Bangkok Airways flights resume to Da Nang, Siem Reap, Yangon

    Flight traffic is growing in the post-pandemic era, and now Bangkok Airways has announced the resumption of flights to nearby international destinations Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Thailand’s boutique airline will resume service in August and September to Da Nang, Siem Reap, and Yangon. Direct daily flights between Bangkok and Siem Reap, the Cambodian tourism mecca and home to the world’s…

  • Bangkok

    Bangkok is No.1 most popular tourist destination on Agoda in 2022

    Online travel booking platform Agoda reveals that Bangkok takes the No.1 spot as the world’s hottest holiday destination this year, according to its latest booking data assessment. The removal of Covid-19-related entry requirements such as Test & Go and the Thailand Pass is thought to have driven the City of Angels to the top of the list this summer. Pattaya…

  • Tourism

    Aviation industry eyes 33% recovery this year, 100% in 2024

    Airports of Thailand (AoT) says the aviation industry is making steady progress in recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic and is forecasting a full recovery by the end of 2024. The AoT believe that in a year and a half, airplane and passenger traffic will finally recover to the levels they were at in 2019. The current prediction is that flight…