Thailand's monarchy: where does love end and
Financial TimesThailand's monarchy: where does love end and dread begin?Financial TimesAs the cremation formally ends the Bhumibol era and launches Thailand into an uncertain new age, many Thais talk sincerely of this devotion — and of their esteem for King Bhumibol in particular. Older people recall how Thailand avoided the war — and ...and more »
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 9:04 pm
Young Thais blend profit with social good -
Khmer TimesYoung Thais blend profit with social goodKhmer TimesA growing number of young Thai entrepreneurs like Pai are getting involved in activities that have traditionally been the domain of the government and development groups – from providing water in remote communities to helping coffee farmers earn a fair ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 8:03 pm
From tourism to coffee, young Thais blend
From tourism to coffee, young Thais blend profit with social goodReutersBANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six years ago, Somsak “Pai” Boonkam drew up a plan with two villages in northern Thailand for tourists to stay with local families and immerse themselves in hill-tribe culture. The aim was for the villagers to see ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:05 pm
What I Love Most About My Home in Thailand
International LivingWhat I Love Most About My Home in Thailand Are the DifferencesInternational LivingExploring Thailand, we have discovered the beauty of Phuket's beaches, the Northern Thailand mountain vistas of Pai and Mae Hong Son, and the fast pace of Bangkok. We have also discovered that we are adaptable—moving to a different country takes an ...and more »
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 6:47 am
Should casino gambling be legalised in
Frontier MyanmarShould casino gambling be legalised in Myanmar?Frontier MyanmarIN EARLY September, the Kayin State Border Guard Force invited journalists to a news conference and told them that the casinos it operates near Myawaddy, a busy trading town on the border with Thailand, were mainly to raise funds for development ...
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 7:08 pm
Be the first, avoid the crowds: the
April 1, 2015, 4:55 p.m. Travel is like fashion - one day a destination is in, the next day it's out. New places become popular while others slowly fade. It's happening constantly.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 11:31 am
Thailand has it all
Thailand fits all this. The terrible bus ride from Port Barton to Puerto Princessa (The Philippines), the stunning 14km beach in San Vincent (same country), the smiles of the village people in remote areas of Pai (Thailand), the amazing view from Eagle’s ...
Posted on 8 August 2015 | 8:11 pm
Alabama man traveling overseas not worried
Andrew Lydon is in Pai, Thailand and is flying to Indonesia via Air Asia next month. In fact, he's buying a $150 dollar ticket and plans to fly Air Asia to multiple countries in 2015. He says not many people in Thailand are talking about the missing plane ...
Posted on 28 December 2014 | 9:36 pm
Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif Dating 2014:
There have been several rumors regarding the relationship between Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif after they were ... Kaif and Kapoor were recently spotted in Pai, Thailand, which is where they are staying while they shoot for “Jagga Jasoos” and it ...
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 6:56 am
Ranbir and Katrina spotted in Pai, Thailand
We bring to you photographs of Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, who are currently shooting in Pai, a small town in northern Thailand, for their upcoming movie “Jagga Jasoos”. In the pics, Katrina can be seen wearing a red and blue top with blue denim.
Posted on 4 November 2014 | 4:55 am
Six Pchum Ben getaways off the beaten track
Kirirom National Park’s cool, misty pine forests are unlike anywhere ... Arcadia Backpackers brings the spirit of famous/notorious backpacker hangouts Pai (Thailand) and Vang Vieng (Laos) to Kampot. It’s the kind of place youngsters from around the ...
Posted on 5 September 2014 | 10:35 am
Resolved Question: I'll be traveling in
Will stay for a couple of weeks and want one with a relaxing atmosphere too.
Posted on 10 July 2014 | 4:15 am
Open Question: Where to go/what to do in
Hi, i will be travelling thailand for a month Alone. 17june-july 2014.
Places i am definatley going:
Half moon party -koh phangan
Chiang mai & north to 'pai'
i would like to do a home stay somewhere in the north but don't know where to do it/how to go about it. I want a real Thai family not some touristy version of a home stay
I have a budget of around £1,500 ($2,500) for 4 weeks.... i will be staying in cheapest budget accom i can find (hopefully around $5 a night). This will be my second time in Thailand but only visited Bangkok, koh samui and phangan last time. i enjoy going out and drinking as well as proper cultural visits to temples and stuff. I like as little touristy areas as possible but realise there is a compramise as i wouldn't like having to search hard for accom. and means to travel to these places...
i dont speak thai.
Thanks ANY advice is GREATLY apprecieted.... general advice of where you thought was cool and any advice about homestays....
max + i am gay -
if that makes any difference, will not be buying sex haha, i plan to go to silom for a bit when in BKK though
Posted on 4 May 2014 | 12:25 am
Resolved Question: Thailand one month rough
I am planning a one month backpacking trip to Thailand in April '13. It is for two people,
khao yai NP
khao sok, or khao lok (?)
Ko phi phi
ang thang NGA
bangkok - tampa
is this too much, what cities are worth passing up?
Posted on 22 July 2012 | 10:32 am
Resolved Question: Thailand holiday
Small group of guys with budget of approx £1000 going to Thailand for 17 days.
Looking for a rough suggestion of a route to travel around Thailand??
Realise that we will not be able to see everything but any ideas would help.
Also, looking to know advice for transport i.e. how should we travel - should we fly between certain places or get a bus etc.
Posted on 6 May 2012 | 11:04 pm
Resolved Question: Hello,Reaching out to
Hi there,ok I am off to Thailand for just under a month..Before you ask I do have a guide book!!But I am just asking for advice from people that have been to Thailand already..A book can only tell you so much..So Far I fly into Bangkok for about 5 or 6 days then head to Chang Mia for about 5 days to do some treks..Then I am unsure where to go then.I would prefer a larger Island to visit.As I dont want to just be on a party Island..I want to shop and do day trips..Anyone that has been there and give me any advice that would be great.
Posted on 26 September 2011 | 6:04 pm