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Ever considered home stay accommodation in Thailand?

Home stay accommodation in Thailand is becoming more and more popular – in fact demand is growing across South East Asia, and it’s not just because it’s cheap. Taking advantage of accommodation like this is a great way to experience what Thai village life is really like, far-removed – but often not far away – from the bright lights of Phuket, Koh Samui, Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Travel writer Deborah Dickson-Smith sampled the simple life recently, in Koh Yao, only a 35-minute ferry ride from Phuket in Phang Na province. Here’s what she had to say about her experience. Read More

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Festivities resume as the 30 days of Thailand’s official mourning period finishes.

The Royal Thai Government has announced that the first 30 days of the Thailand’s official mourning period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej have passed, and restrictions on festive celebrations and entertainment venues have been lifted and television and radio broadcasts have returned to normal programming. Read More

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Thailand events and activities update

Although Thai people are in a period of remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand welcomes all tourists to the kingdom. It is business as usual with respect and appropriateness. Here is a Thailand events activities update:

  • The Department of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, would like to invite both Thai and foreign tourists to visit national museums and historical parks throughout Thailand with FREE ADMISSION from now until 31 January 2017.

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