Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

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Koh Phi Phi is located in the Krabi Province in Southern Thailand. This time we departed from Patong Beach in Phuket. Just bought a ticket from the agency. The ticket included pick up from our hotel in Patong, and the boat trip to Koh Phi Phi. Koh Phi Phi, also referred to simply as “Phi Phi”, is a beautiful tourist destination which consist of six islands. The largest island is Koh Phi Phi Don, which is the only inhabited island …

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Shopping in Thailand

When it comes to shopping, Thailand is the place to be. Especially if you’re female! Many girls in Thailand can’t stop shopping even through they have no room left in their wardrobe. Some men have the same problem! So Thailand is the place for fun, relaxation, eating, and shopping! Many people visit Thailand just for the shopping. Especially clothes and gold. Shopping for Gold Thailand is famous for its gold shops. Most cities in Thailand have more than one gold shop. …

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About Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand, located along Chao Phraya River. It is the largest urban area in Thailand and has a population of over 9 million in the urban area (and about 12 million in the metro area). Bangkok is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. This translates into “city of angels”. Therefore, you might occasionally hear people referring to Bangkok as the “city of angels”. Actually, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon is short for the full ceremonial …

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Thailand Festivals

Thailand is known for its many festivals. Festivals are an important part of culture in Thailand. Some festivals are celebrated throughout all of Thailand. Other festivals are celebrated only within a particular region of Thailand. Usually, the regional festivals will represent part of that region’s culture. East, north, south, north-eastern, and capital region all have their own set of festivals. Even though each region has its own beliefs and culture, they’re all based on buddhism. Each festival will commence with …

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Loy Krathong Festival

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Loy Krathong is the Thailand’s most colourful festival of the year. The Loy Krathong festival usually takes place in November when the full moon. Everyone who attends the Loy Krathong festival will release a krathong onto the water, and let it float away. The water could be a river, lake, pond, or any other large body of water. Depending on where you are, it could even be a swimming pool. By releasing a krathong onto the water, people believe this …

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Nong Khai, Thailand

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Nong Khai city in north east Thailand is a quiet and peaceful city. It is located along the banks of the Maekong river directly across from Laos. This entices people to go back there again and again. Some of Nong Khai’s attractions include the Thai-Laos market and the Thai-Laos friend ship bridge. Taking a day trip for sight seeing between Thai-Laos is not a bad idea. The many temples in Nong Khai are stunning as well. The relationship with people …

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Bungfai Phaya Naga Festival

Bungfai Phaya Naga is a festival that celebrates a supernatural occurrence that happens in the Nong Khai province once a year during the Buddhist lent in October. “Bungfai” is the fireworks. “Phaya” is the king. “Naga” is the “Dragon” who has the power to blow fire from his mouth. During the festival, more than 10,000 people come from all over Thailand just to see the fireworks that come rushing out of the river. Some people sell food and alcohol during …

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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a place you can play and have fun. Located in Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is a very popular place for riding elephants, and you will be taken care of by professional staff. Chiang Mai is different to other parts of Thailand. It has it’s own dialect. The climate is cooler than central and southern Thailand, which allows different crops to grow (for example, carrots, cabbage, and other cool-climate vegetables). Also, Chiang Mai has a great climate …

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Songkran Festival

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In Thailand, the Songkran festival marks the traditional Thailand New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April. During Songkran, almost everyone in Thailand is off from work and celebrates by throwing water over each other.  Many people roam the streets with containers of water or water guns (sometimes mixed with mentholated talc), or post themselves at the side of roads with a garden hose and drench everyone who walks, rides, or drives past. Doesn’t matter if you don’t want to participate – …

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Koh Phangan

Koh phangan is the paradise for experiencing the full moon party. Tourists from around the world come to Koh Phangan to join the celebrations.  Many believe this is the most beautiful place to see the full moon. If you like to party, Hat rin is the place to be. You can sit on the beach and watch fire dancing, listen to drums, and be entertained by everything else that’s going on. That why many people know about Koh Phangan. Once …

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