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Large numbers of tourists are annually drawn to southern Thailand’s resort island of Phuket, including affluent maritime travellers with personal yachts visiting the coastal province dubbed the Pearl of the Andaman. Recently, worldwide yacht sales entrepreneurs and travel buyers voted Phuket as the ‘Best Asian Maritime Capital’ at the Asia Boating Award 2010 held in… » read more

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Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music was inspired by a man’s vision to organise an annual international cultural event for the Thai capital, on par with those staged in major cities around the world, and thereby also develop the breadth and depth of dance and music in Thailand. The Festival has over time grown… » read more

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Mukdahan / Thailand

Mukdahan is a peaceful province located on the bank of the Mekong River, opposite Sawannakhet in Laos. The ancestors of the Mukdahan people migrated from Laos to establish the city in the late Ayutthaya period. The province has always been an interesting mixture of cultures from various tribes since ancient times. Moreover, it is a… » read more

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Located on the right bank of the majestic Mekong River is Nakhon Phanom an ancient city with a name that literally means of City of Hills . The lovely setting of the provincial capital is enhanced by the rugged beauty of jungle covered mountains which lie beyond the Laotian town of Tha Khaek , located… » read more

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Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as ” Khorat “, is Thailand’s largest province situated on sprawling northeast plateau. Located approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region. Covering an area of 25,494 square kilometers that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming… » read more

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Nong Bua Lam Phu / Thailand

Split off from Udon Thani in 1993, Nong Bua Lam Phu is a scenic province famous for its prehistoric sites. Fossilised shells about 140 million years old can be seen in the cliffs 10 kilometres outside the main town;archaeological sites at Kudkwangsoi villages are also attractions. Well worth a visit is the huge Erawan Cave,… » read more

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On traveling to Tak Province, expect to discover a place with long history, where natural wonders are magnificently enhanced by ethnic diversity. Mostly forested and mountainous, Tak is a northern province peacefully situated on the Maenam Ping basin. The province covers an area of 16,406 square kilometers and is 426 kilometers north of Bangkok. As… » read more

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Virtually enveloped by mountains and valleys, Phayao is a peaceful province. Though with only modest facilities and conveniences, it is an enchanting community with delightful natural beauty and fascinating religious sites. Dating back to more than 900 years, it used to be an independent state with its own rulers before it became a part of… » read more

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