Singha Park and a Russian cultural exchange

Singha Park and a Russian cultural exchange Day 2 – Evening activity with the TATNewsroom Bloggers So, what has the beautiful scenic Singha Park in Chiang Rai got to do with a Russian cultural exchange you may ask? Wherever the TATNewsroom Bloggers go, you can expect the unusual! After the stopover at Baan Dam and a lesson on the darker side of art with a … Continue reading Singha Park and a Russian cultural exchange

Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

The Vegetarian Festival is widely celebrated throughout Thailand and especially of significance in Phuket with a big community of Thai Chinese. This festival is celebrated over a nine days period and in other parts of South East Asia it is known as the Nine Emperor Gods Festival. In Thailand, it is known as the thetsakan kin che or Vegetarian Festival. This celebration falls on the … Continue reading Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

Baan Dam Museum with the TATNewsroom Bloggers

Day 2 In the afternoon after our lunch at Doi Tung, we made our way to another famous attraction in Chiang Rai. This is the legacy of National Artist Thawan Duchanee who is also the mentor of another great National Artist, Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat, the creator of Wat Rong Khun or also known as the White Temple. Baan Dam Museum was a home, studio and … Continue reading Baan Dam Museum with the TATNewsroom Bloggers

Sunshine Blogger Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given to bloggers by bloggers. It is given to “bloggers who are positive and creatively inspire others in theblogosphere” Firstly I would like to thank An Outcast Wayfarer for the nomination into the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thank you so much! Please do check out her site for some really fascinating tales of travel and her enthusiasm for spontaneous … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

Doi Tung Royal Villa and Mae Fah Luang Garden

Day 2 of our Amazing Thailand discovery with the TATNewsroom team started very early at 05.00 from Novotel Sukhumvit 20 Hotel where we had all spent the night. I do not think any of us got much sleep as we were all excited and impatient for the action-packed itinerary to follow. We had a nice breakfast box ready for each of us from the hotel … Continue reading Doi Tung Royal Villa and Mae Fah Luang Garden

Colors of Italy in Bangkok at Venice Shopping Plaza

Bangkok, or sometimes known as the Big Mango is home to not just the Thais but an eclectic blend of nationalities from around the world calling this metropolis “home”. The concept of traveling has a different meaning in this city where if you cannot go to a place, someone will eventually bring the place to you. Therein lies the concept of the recent development of … Continue reading Colors of Italy in Bangkok at Venice Shopping Plaza

Thai lifestyles with a catty day at Fat Cat Cafe in Bangkok

It is a cat’s world out there. Forget the likes of Garfield when you can mingle with these adorable felines for real at the Fat Cat Cafe Club in Bangkok. A whole cafe dedicated to cats and their owners in the heart of the city is a welcome change. Most city dwellers in Bangkok live in flats, apartments or condos that do not permit animals … Continue reading Thai lifestyles with a catty day at Fat Cat Cafe in Bangkok

Cosy Beach View Condominium By 415

Two nights at Cosy Beach View Condotel by 415 Pattaya

Having been a regular guests at various hotels in Pattaya, I decided to try out the services of the fairly new condotel in Pratumnak Hill called Cosy Beach View. Not far from the ever popular Pattaya Walking Street, burgeoning nightlife and shopping area of Beach road, it afforded a more quiet environment (I did not have noisy neighbours or blaring music from the contesting pubs … Continue reading Two nights at Cosy Beach View Condotel by 415 Pattaya

5 Hill Tribe Villages Chiang Rai

Discovering life in the hills at 5 Hill Tribe Villages Chiang Rai

Rarely would you get a chance to spend time with the different ethnic and indigenous groups in Thailand while traveling unless you seek them out. It is quite an adventure where you can experience tribal life, living in a village, experience the hospitality of the hill tribe folks and most important of all, bring home a holiday experience in Chiang Rai that is unforgettable. Spend a day … Continue reading Discovering life in the hills at 5 Hill Tribe Villages Chiang Rai

An Eccentric By Some But A Benefactor By A Nation

An Eccentric By Some But A Benefactor By A Nation

I seldom write about people or characters, in fact I never did till now as I find it too commercialized. However this is the story of one man that I find profoundly interesting and could not ignore. His vision, beliefs and intentions make him standout among all others and the legacies he has left behind will long be admired and learnt by generations to come. … Continue reading An Eccentric By Some But A Benefactor By A Nation