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Thainess(ence) discovered in Trang and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Aussies have always loved Thailand but with new destinations and attractions there is even more to enjoy and explore, as Traveltalk magazine’s Jenny Rowland recently discovered.

This year, Tourism Thailand is urging travellers to look beyond the standard beach and partying delights and to delve a little deeper into the true essence of Thailand. Namely, the rich history and culture, ancient traditions, wonderful hospitality and the ubiquitous smiling Thai welcome.

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A guide to diving in Thailand

Ever thought about diving in Thailand? Thailand has lots of wonderful dive sites on both sides of the Thai peninsula, many within reach of a day trip from Phuket and Koh Samui.

Coral reefs and wrecks lay a short boat ride away from the coast, but if you want to go further afield to the famed Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock then you will need to book a few days on a liveaboard dive boat. Read More

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Celebrating a Month of Love

We’ve just about wrapped up a Month of Love here at the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and what a celebration it has been!

We’ve had underwater weddings, weddings on the back of an elephant, been named the sexiest country in Asia and even manned a kissing booth in Thai Town Sydney on the Valentines Day Weekend, and one lucky entrant won a very romantic holiday for two in our Month Of Love competition. Read More

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Elephant Hills Safari experience in Khao Sok National Park

Elephant Hills Safari Tours, recently highly commended in the recent Thailand Green Excellence Awards, provide a unique Thai experience for visitors to Thailand looking for looking to get up close and personal with Thai wildlife.

The Thailand Green Excellence Award winners were announced at the World Travel Market in London in November 2014 by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Wanderlust Magazine and are based on how captive animals are treated, kept, cared for and interacted with. Read More