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…

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…

The light of Baan Daam gallery and museum in Chiang Rai

While the “white” of Wat Rong Khun is reflected in the “black” of Baan Daam by national artist Thawan Duchanee, both carry similar messages of Buddhism though inspired by different interpretations and imagery. Baan Daam is another most visited attraction in Chiang Rai and is as imposing as its name suggests. It occupies a vast area…

The weird and the wonderful of Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai

Known as the Black and the White, Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) and Baan Daam (Black House) are both creations by two very controversial artistic sons of Chiang Rai. While one is more immersed in creative artistic sculptures and outspoken, the other prefers a minimalistic approach and is more immersed in natural finishes and…

Tea delight at Choui Fong Tea plantation

The province of Chiang Rai is one of the most beautiful Northern provinces of Thailand. Still very much unspoilt by development, the main industry being agriculture and eco-tourism. The mountainous landscape with flowing rivers and valleys makes it the ideal location for premium tea growing. You can do a day trip to Chiang Rai tea…

Mae Sai the northern most of Thailand

Traveling is an adventure in itself. We need no rules to travel where our heart desires so this time I chose the small little town of Mae Sai in Northern Chiang Rai, Thailand. Thought by many as a sleepy hollow town, it is far from quiet and thriving as a border town bwtween Thailand and…

Three countries and one river at the Golden Triangle Chiang Rai

Between Chiang Rai city and Mae Sai city, lies the infamous Golden Triangle. Known for the drug smuggling, poppy growing and opium trade, the Golden Triangle has mostly been cleared of these notorious activities, mostly on the Thai side. Before you reach the site of the Golden Triangle, you can see an Opium Museum which…

Where sky meets the sea at the Sky Gallery, Pattaya

A dream holiday always starts better with a great breakfast wherever in the world you may be traveling. It is made all the better when you add in a dash of cool tropical drinks, a sprinkle of early morning sunrise, a whiff of sea breeze and the alluring aroma of delightful fresh oven-baked breads tempting…

Watch out, the dinosaurs are here in Bangkok!

Step back into the Jurassic period where movies become reality right here in Bangkok. Dinosaur Planet, located right in the heart of Bangkok city at the prestigious EM District on Sukhumvit Road and just a short distance from the Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain line. Nearby shopping includes the Emporium Bangkok and Emquartier Shopping centers which…

Chocolate indulgence by the sea shore

The resort city of Pattaya always seem to have something that never fails to fascinate the many tourists and visitors to its shores which is not just for the sun and sea. The area of Pratumnak Hill has many new developments and currently lauded as one of the most prestigious areas to live in and…