Section: Thai Life

Expats, locals and more – stay informed about life and happenings in Thailand.

Phuket vs Penang – The two pearls go head to head

...including some reflections by guest writer TravellingMitch There was a time when Penang was the 'Pearl of the Orient', for…

12 hours ago

Hemp being proposed as alternative to medical marijuana

The UN is considering whether to downgrade the classification of cannabidiol – currently a narcotic under international law, says Kasetsart…

14 hours ago

The new Galaxy Roof Club opens in Patong

The new Galaxy Roof Club Patong had its official launch as Patong’s first and only roof club under the slogan…

1 day ago

Overtraining and the Stress Bucket

“If you want to train hard, you best learn to recover hard” – Krix Luther Believe it or not, training…

2 days ago

Digital driving license coming to Thailand next year

Stopped at a checkpoint? Fossiciking around in your bag for your license and ID? A new app will be launched…

2 days ago

VIDEO: British pianist performs at Thai Elephant Sanctuary

PHOTO: Tree Hugger Paul Barton is a British classical pianist who seems to have made some new friends. At the…

2 days ago

“Best Country in Asia.” Japan.

PHOTO: Travelience "Japan is ranked the best country in Asia and fifth globally. Thailand ranks 27th globally" DataLeads reports that…

2 days ago

CoolSculpting: What is it and why is it so popular in Thailand?

“There is a growing trend for alternative body contouring treatments. Consequently, many medical tourists turn to CoolSculpting with some incredible…

3 days ago

Toxic free school lunches

"Meat balls and sausages used in student lunches were also found to be contaminated with borax and formalin." A major…

3 days ago

No tickets. No travel agents. Back in 2001 the new Air Asia was a gamble.

Stepping onto an Air Asia plane these days, or one of its regional affiliates, it's hard to imagine that back…

4 days ago