Thai Life

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

Chinese, Taiwanese and Singaporeans dominate Asia’s cruise market

Chinese travellers continue to dominate Asia’s passenger cruise market, but Taiwanese and Singaporeans aren't far behind. This according to the…

18 hours ago

“Medical cannabis is no panacea” – Thai FDA

The Thai Food and Drug Administration is again warning the public that cannabis is not a magic medicine that can…

18 hours ago

Top 7 Thai expat myths

If you read the internet, particularly one particular website we won't name (thaivisa.com)... whoops, then you'd think that Thailand is…

19 hours ago

Ministry looks at tourist levy to fund infrastructure

A tourist levy is being considered amongst a raft of changes to improve the amenity of local tourist attractions. The Tourism…

22 hours ago

Banyan Tree Samui goes ‘retro’ with the new Tuk-Tuk Bar

Banyan Tree Samui resort has opened what might be the quirkiest if not the cutest bar in Thailand,  a cocktail…

3 days ago

Thailand to see rise in tourists as fallout continues in the US-China trade spat

Thailand may end up being a beneficiary in the ongoing US-China trade spat as mainland Chinese tourists will decide to…

3 days ago

30,000 baht bill for diarrhoea treatment at private hospital

FILE PHOTO It's enough to give you the s**ts! An unnamed private hospital is being asked to explain how it…

3 days ago

New date for Coronation Day holiday announced

Thailand, the land of a thousand temples. And, it seems, the land of a thousand public holidays. Now, the Cabinet…

4 days ago

Top 10 restaurants in Phuket

There are many excellent dining experiences in Phuket. Here, in no particular order, are some tried and proven examples of…

4 days ago

Game of Thrones: Thirsty actors leave water bottle in shot

Oh my GOT. They've done it again. For the second time this season Game of Thrones fans, with eagle-eyes and…

4 days ago

Boat Pattana’s Cherng Talay villa project reports strong pre-sales

Thai developer Boon Yongsakul’s latest development Shambala Grand Villa in Cherng Talay is experiencing strong pre-launch sales. With 22 available units,…

5 days ago

Chinese owners using condo investments as a ‘hotel’

PHOTO: Thai Rath Residents in condos around the country are getting sick of the parade of short-stay travellers using their…

5 days ago

Thailand’s US Embassy issues advisory about medical insurance

PHOTO: US Embassy in Bangkok Thailand's United States Embassy has issued an advisory warning to American expats recommending they have…

5 days ago

Update on Chikungunya cases in Thailand

"Chikungunya Virus is an arbovirus of the alphavirus genus, transmitted by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes, same way Dengue…

5 days ago

‘Game of Thrones’ finale rates high, fails the landing

WARNING: GOT Spoiler alerts!! "This final season has obviously been divisive, and a good deal of the criticism, especially of…

5 days ago

A drop in demand leaves Bangkok with a glut of completed new condos

A parliament of owls? A murder of crows? A flock of geese? But what's the collective noun for a lot…

5 days ago

5,000 Buriram citizens register for medical marijuana possession

by Tanakorn Sangiam The 90 day registration period for persons in possession of marijuana, without facing prosecution, end this Tuesday,…

6 days ago

Twitter and Facebook work to block anti-vax misinformation

If you search for the word 'vaccines' in Twitter, the first thing you see from today is a post from…

6 days ago

Thai Airways’ profits dive 83% year-on-year

Thai Airways has had an 83% dive in profits for the first quarter of 2019. The Q1 balance sheet came…

6 days ago

Top 10 Thai foods you should try

Thailand is known around the world not only for it's breath taking scenery, beautiful hosts but also for their food.…

7 days ago