Pure + Natural Attractions of Chantaburi, Thailand | เที่ยว กิน ชมธรรมชาติ จันทบุรี

Above: This video highlights Chantaburi’s beautiful nature, captured during our recent ‘Pure Nature’ trip to Chantaburi with the TAT.  So we were in Chantaburi in September. Which, as everyone might have already taken note, was an offseason for this tropical fruit haven. The Tourism Authority of Thailand is now promoting ‘second-tier’ provinces, trying to boost awareness for the smaller, on-the-fringe...

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The Black Durian of Chantaburi | ทุเรียนดำ จันทบุรี คืออะไรกันแน่

Above: This is not your everyday durian, but the rare and much-coveted ‘black durian’ that fruit orchardists usually keep for themselves and exclusively share with their loved ones. View this post on Instagram The story of the much-coveted black durian of Chantaburi is now on my blog. Link via bio. #durian #thailand #chantaburi #JoyfulChanthaburi #LocalStrength #Thailand #amazinggolocal...

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The Different Sides of Thailand In “One Night Stay with Locals” | โปรแกรม โฮมสเตย์ ทั่วไทย

Above: Dinner at Ban Sam Chong Nuea community in Phang Nga, south of Thailand. Above: Be at one with waters at Pa Tew Community (Bang Son) in Chumphon. Localism is on the rise as evidently in latest get-to-know local program by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Their newly-launched ‘One Night Stay with Locals’ is packed with 13 new programs that spread from North to South and everything in between. Choose from small villages in Phang...

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Bangkok Top Destination – What to do at Bangkok National Museum | ชวนเดินเที่ยวพิพิธภัณฑ์สถานแห่งชาติกัน

Above: Hun Luang or Hun Yai or royal puppet theatre.  I always fell for something old and marvellous than something new and shiny. A few weeks ago, we were in town, browsing through the National Museum where we occasionally go back just to collect whatever we had missed the previous visits. Found out that the Assarawinitchai Hall and complex which had been under renovation is now complete with new arrangements of the beautiful...

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The Rare, Historic, Glass Plate Negatives Exhibition at Bangkok National Gallery | นิทรรศการฟิล์มกระจก หอศิลป์ ถนนเจ้าฟ้า

Plate photography or glass plate photography is a type of photo-producing technique that uses a thin glass plate coated with light-sensitive emulsion as a capturing medium.  Plate photography replaced the earlier Daguerreotype process, and preceded the widely-used celluloid film process, which now, as we know, has just almost been entirely replaced by digital photography. And that captures the four eras of photography that we know of in this...

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The Oriental Spa ‘Essence of Thailand’ at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok | รีวิว สปาแผนไทย โอเรียนเต็ลสปา

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok’s the Oriental Spa is a short boat ride away from the hotel’s more familiar side of their beautiful classic buildings. Still, you will not be able to see it even if you are perched on the riverside and try to steal a glimpse. Tucked away behind everything – the hustle and the sounds – is this place where, in total serenity, people come for a total get-away and rejuvenation. A complete quality...

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Cafe de Norasingha Phya Thai Palace, Bangkok | กาแฟนรสิงห์ พระราชวังพญาไท

It is not everyday that you get to have lunch at a palace, and also in this case, a cafe that is the homage to Thailand’s oldest Western style cafe back in the reign of King Rama VI or King Vajiravudh (1910-1925) during which Siam was high on westernization and modernization. The cafe was called Cafe de Norasingha (กาแฟนรสิงห์) then as it is called now. But the venue has changed. From the area called ‘Sua...

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เที่ยวพระราชวังพญาไท | Phya Thai Palace, Bangkok

  แต่วันนี้เป็นต้นไป ณ พระที่นั่งพิมานจักรี พระราชวังพญาไท มีจัดแสดงนิทรรศการ “พระผู้ทรงเป็นนิรันดร์” ซึ่งเป็นนิทรรศการมัลติมีเดีย แสดงพระราชประวัติ...

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