The Siam Tulip, or Dok Krachiao, flower comes in to full bloom in the early part of the rainy season from June to August. During these months, the fields of Pa Hin Ngam National Park in Thep Sathit district and Sai Thong National Park in Nong Bua Ra Haew district will be blanketed with the exceptional beauty of these pinkish-purple flowers.
Thailand always astounds visitors with its infinite variety of cultures, landscapes and peoples, but it is its wide range of fruits that leave the sweetest of impressions. This is especially true in Rayong during June and July when the monsoon rains have restored lushness to the land, the soil is soft and loamy, and the season’s fantastic fruits hang ripening on the trees, ready to be plucked.
Three of Bangkok’s nearest provinces; Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon and Ratchaburi teem with artistic people doing amazing things, from taking in a concert of classical music to learning the art of making exquisite Bencharong pottery.
1. Elephant Nature Park: www.elephantnaturepark.org
In the province of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. It is a rescue and rehabilitation center for elephants. Visitors can bathe and feed them with the support of the “mahout” experts caretakers of elephants. They do night tours to explore their behavior and include nights in cabins.The day trips cost 79 USD.
The eastern province of Chanthaburi, with its riverside living and cultural treasures is a cradle of Thainess and well worth exploring. But the further you head away from the traditional tourist routes of this lovely region, the more gems you’ll discover and the more unique experiences you’ll enjoy.
Three of Bangkok’s most famous landmarks were voted among the top 10 in Asia by travellers on the popular website TripAdvisor. The Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho, the Grand Palace, and the Temple of Dawn rated highly in a list of 25 landmark attractions in the site’s prestigious Traveller’s Choice Awards for 2015. In total, four Bangkok landmarks were listed among the top 20.
For the second year in a row, Bangkok is predicted to be the world’s second top destination, and the number one in Asia-Pacific, with 18.24 million visitors expected to spend time in the Thai capital in 2015, according to the newly-released MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index. London ranked top city for the world with 18.82 million visitors.
Bangkok has no lack of majestic temples, all more elegant and impressive than the next, but some really stand out with their unique architectural identity. Despite being quite near Khaosan Road and next to the well known Wat Saket, the superb Loha Prasat is not often talked about.
Visakha Bucha Day is an important religious festival in the Buddhist calendar, falling usually in May on the full moon day of the sixth lunar month. When a year has an extra eighth lunar month –Adhikamasa (13 full moons in that year) – the Visakha Bucha Day falls on the full moon day of the seventh lunar month (June). This year the religious holiday will be celebrated Monday 1st June.
The highlands of religion, philosophy, folk wisdom and tradition of Loei province in Northeastern Thailand is set to welcome some 300 cyclists from Thailand and around the world during the “Tour of I-san Loei Classic” on 7 June, 2015.
Gather up these 10 ingredients and you have the basics for cooking Thai at home effortlessly.
Though Thai cuisine is brilliantly complex tasting and known for its amazing balance of sour, sweet, bitter and salty it’s actually easy to make at home. Gather up these 10 simple ingredients and you have the basics for getting started cooking Thai.
The Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology ( Comce ) highlighted business opportunities that have queretanos entrepreneurs with their Thai counterparts , as bilateral trade between the entity and the China opens doors for investors to regions with potential.
Mieng Kam is a traditional snack from Thailand & Laos. In Thailand, it is often sold on the street, the ingredients separately wrapped in a small plastic bag. In both Laos and Thailand, this snack is particularly popular at festivals.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is helping to promote the upcoming 14th Samui Regatta that will take place from 23 to 31 May in the seas off the popular tourist island. This internationally acclaimed boating event attracts teams from all over the world and has become a much-anticipated feature on the competitive sailing calendar.