Keep the kids happy with Thai-themed games

Whether you’re braving the weather at home, or are travelling away with the kids this summer, keeping little hands and minds busy is a constant challenge. We’ve had a look at some great games – both traditional and electronic that just might come in handy for your little ones. And, best of all, there are […]

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Learn a new sport while travelling in Thailand

Sport, sport, sport. With the London 2012 Olympic Games about to begin with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Olympic stadium in east London, there’s no escaping sport for the next two weeks! Among the 204 countries participating in the London games is a small team from Thailand who will compete in 16 different sports, […]

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Volunteering: a way to travel responsibly in Thailand

‘Responsible travel’ means assessing our impact on the environment and local cultures and economies – and acting to make that impact as positive as possible.  Lonely Planet Many people yearn to get off the tourist trail and really explore a country but also want to travel responsibly. In Thailand there are plenty of options for […]

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Numbers, flowers and the spiritual side of Thai culture

Today is Friday 13th July. In the English-speaking world, Friday the 13th is considered a day of bad luck. For others, it is just an old superstition. In Thailand, people also dislike the number 13. In fact, according to the blog My Egg Noodles, most tall buildings in Thailand don’t have a 13th floor, they […]

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Experience Bangkok’s floating markets

Thailand’s floating markets on ‘klongs’ (canals) are among the most photographed attractions in the country. And, although they can attract many tourists, they are well worth putting on your list of things to do in Thailand. The trick is to make sure you get there as early as possible to avoid the crowds. Going early […]

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