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Muay Thai boxing: the art of eight limbs

Travel writer Julie Miller visits the ancient city of Ayutthaya to witness the 11th World Wai Kru ceremony celebrating ‘the art of eight limbs’.

Let me say this up-front – I’m not a fan of combat sports. The sight of grown men beating each other to a pulp just doesn’t do it for me, regardless of the skill, precision and strength involved. 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