Koh Klang and the Thailand Academy

Blog post written by Kay Plunkett-Hogge following a recent trip looking at community-based tourism in southern Thailand. First published on her blog Kaycooks.com on 16 April 2013. One week back in grey London: I have a sniffly cold, a pallid complexion and I’m wearing way too many layers of clothing. It seems like a lifetime […]

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Top tips for nervous first-time scuba divers in Thailand

Originally posted by Emma Sparks on her blog sparkyseestheworld on May 2, 2013. Emma won our #ThaiTales travel blogger competition last year and this is one of the adventures she had during her prize trip to Thailand! Scuba diving doesn’t appeal to everyone. For some, the prospect of experiencing an underwater world of Nemos and […]

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Cheers! Thailand’s Signature Cocktail – The Siam Sunray

In early 2009, Tourism Thailand and the Thai Hotel Association launched a campaign to design a new signature cocktail for Thailand. The idea was to create a cocktail with such international recognition as the Singapore Sling or The Manhattan. An exotic cocktail, the Siam Sunray is described as ‘Thailand in a glass’ and you can […]

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Rice, rain & rockets: Thailand celebrates the ‘Green Season’

The rainy season – or green season – is crucial to Thailand. Most of us northern Europeans choose to go on holiday to avoid the rain but travelling in Thailand during the aptly named green season (June – November in the north, May – October in the south) can be fun: the weather is a […]

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