The myth of Ganesha in Chachengsao Thailand

The myth of Ganesha in Chachengsao Thailand

Thailand is one of the most exotic countries in South East Asia with their multi-faceted beliefs, cultures and traditions. The main religion in Thailand is Buddhism, with its roots coming from the Hindu and also Chinese versions of Buddhism over the centuries. Continue reading The myth of Ganesha in Chachengsao Thailand

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Siam Discovery Won the ICSC’s 2018 VIVA Award for Design and Development Category

Siam Discovery Won the ICSC’s 2018 VIVA Award for Design and Development Category

Bangkok (30 May 2018) – Siam Piwat Co., Ltd., the joint venture partner of ICONSIAM as well as the owner and operator of prestige retail developments such as Siam Paragon and Siam Center, has just been presented the world’s most prestigious retail development award for the concept and “cutting-edge design” of its Siam Discovery retail destination by the world’s largest retail development association – the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Continue reading Siam Discovery Won the ICSC’s 2018 VIVA Award for Design and Development Category

The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

Thailand is one of the largest consumers of coffee in the world. Therefore the introduction of coffee plants into Chiang Mai was a way to meet the market demand for the beverage. Original seedlings were imported from South America and other countries and acclimatized to the conditions in the hills of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. Hill tribe farmers were taught how to grow coffee plants, harvest and turn the produce into coffee grains for beverages. Continue reading The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

A walk among the giants in Khaoyai National Park

A walk among the giants in Khaoyai National Park

Few things sooth the mind like a long walk in one of the oldest tropical rainforest in Thailand among the tall and magnificent trees that tower to the sky teeming with wildlife and the sounds of the birds. This is the Khaoyai National Park, the third largest national park in Thailand that spans three provinces until the northern tip of Cambodia. Continue reading A walk among the giants in Khaoyai National Park

Unbelievable vineyards of the tropics

Unbelievable vineyards of the tropics

Every wine lover is familiar with the wine regions of France, Spain, Australia, America, Italy, and Africa as the most prominent wine producers. However, now there is a new wine destination that is taking the world by storm and it is in the least expected place that one would imagine would be able to produce wine grapes. Right in the heart of tropical Thailand is the new wine region of the world in the province of Nakhon Ratchsima. Continue reading Unbelievable vineyards of the tropics

The Bangkajao Youth Guides and Jak

The Bangkajao Youth Guides and Jak

If you want a unique travel experience in Thailand and are interested in community tourism in a place not too far out of the city, keep  a watch out in the activities offered by th Bangkajao Youth Guides and take part in their weekend community tourism trips which are fun and educational, and you also get an insight into the rural life as well as to be able to be a part of the real Thai life. Continue reading The Bangkajao Youth Guides and Jak