travelling in Thailand

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    Exploring the ancient city of Lop Buri in a day

    The fascinating city of Lop Buri, located in central Thailand, is well-known for its remarkable architectural treasures and rich historical legacy. Lop Buri, about two hours drive from Bangkok, provides the ideal one-day getaway from the busy metropolis of Bangkok. The following article will walk you through the top sights to see and activities to maximise your time in Lop…

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    Thailand’s Hidden Weekend Markets in Surat Thani

    Surat Thani is where the fun begins! Surat Thani is a beautiful city in southern Thailand filled with hidden gems but is often overlooked by tourists for its preferred neighbours, Samui, Koh Pha-Ngan and Koh Tao. Little do people know that the city of Surat Thani has a lot to offer tourists looking for an adventure in nature and some…

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    Man becomes first person ever to rollerblade across Thailand

    A Thai man set a new record on Sunday by becoming the first person in the world to rollerblade from the northernmost to the southernmost tip of Thailand. The man’s journey from Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai to Betong district in Yala covered 2,051 kilometres and took 55 days. People have famously run the same route and many Thai’s…

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    Refund for Fraud victims, Retirement visa changes, Flood warnings | Good Morning Thailand | Ep. 113

    In today’s episode Jay and Tim talk about banks to offer refunds for fraud victims, the changes to the retirement visas in Thailand, details for the long stay visa and flood warnings for people living near the Chao Phraya River.

  • Video

    Thailand News Today | Thai economic think tank, BTS pass doubles in price | Oct 18

    Jett goes through all the main headlines across Thailand that include: You can now receive a certificate of vaccination online in Thailand. Bangkok’s skytrain is doing away with its fixed fee 30 day pass which could double the price of longer commutes and a leading economist lays out the structural issues the Thai government must address.

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    The future of Covid vaccine ‘passports’ in access to services | VIDEO

    Tim Newton speaks to Bangkok lawyer Benjamin Hart from Integrity Legal (link below). Ben is concerned at recent mutterings from the Thai government which may have insisted on proof of covid vaccines for any number of services, from simply eating to domestic travel. There is currently an instance on proof of vaccines for any provincial travel in Thailand in and…

  • Video

    Thaiger Bites | Your comments and Feedback | August 30

    Thai Cannabis, Police, Tourism, Vaccine passports and monuments. Tim and Jay go through your viewer comments and feedback from GMT, TNT and the Thaiger Talk forum on our website.  

  • Thailand News

    Good Morning Thailand | Hemp Ice cream, Thai English proficiency, Covid stats

    Today Tim and Jay talk about Hemp ice cream, Thai english proficiency and the main local and regional headlines around Thailand and South East Asia. With a weather report around Thailand as well as answering your comments and questions.

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    Good Morning Thailand | New restrictions, new Red Line train in Bangkok, Covid latest

    Today Tim and Jay talk about the new restrictions imposed in Phuket, the new red line train in Bangkok and the latest covid 19 updates. The local and regional headlines around Thailand and South East Asia, weather report around Thailand as well as answering your comments and questions.  

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand provinces currently imposing travel restrictions

    Here’s a list of Thai provinces current imposing restrictions on entry, by road or air, as you travel at this time. Today is the last day of the Songkran holiday, so there will be a return home for many people although it’s expected that many have also taken the Friday off to merge the Songkran break with the weekend. So…

  • Covid-19 News

    A Thailand Covid update that you won’t read in the news

    Tim Newton goes through some of the moving goal posts regarding Thailand’s Covid situation RIGHT NOW. Vaccines for expats, what will happen after Songkran, provincial restrictions, new quarantine requirements. Reading the tea leaves and reading between the lines, Tim provides his personal opinions on many issues expats and foreigners in Thailand are worried about at this time.