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  1. Re: 90 Day Reporting to become stricter in Thailand

    The following statement released today by the military junta might have consequence on people doing 90 Day reporting:



    I was also sent this message when I tweeted a warning that you might be...
  2. Re: Security Clampdown: Visa expired? Get to Airport and pay fine or risk prison!

    Crackdown on foreigners who have overstayed their visas will surely increase now that they have arrested a foreigner in the Bangkok bombing case.

    "The Foreign Minister called for more immigration...
  3. Re: Soon you will face a ban if you overstay in Thailand

    Thanks for that information.
  4. Pictures: Re: Por Tor "Hungry Ghost" Festival in Phuket

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  5. Pictures: Re: Por Tor "Hungry Ghost" Festival in Phuket

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  6. Pictures: Por Tor "Hungry Ghost" Festival in Phuket

    The Pho Tho, or Hungry Ghost Festival, takes place every year in Phuket from the 15th evening of the 7th month of the Chinese lunar calendar. This is usually in August. This event is to make merit to...
  7. Pictures: Re: CentralPlaza Westagte Shopping Mall Opens

    They invited me to go and take pictures on opening day. I guess if I went back today I wouldn't have any luck.
  8. Re: Security Clampdown: Visa expired? Get to Airport and pay fine or risk prison!

    It is true as I have received many emails from people telling me this is exactly what happens. If you are unlucky to be caught on a Friday night you have to wait in detention until the court re-opens...
  9. Pictures: Re: CentralPlaza Westagte Shopping Mall Opens

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  10. Pictures: Re: New Shopping Mall Opens

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    CentralPlaza Westage is a new shopping mall in the Western suburbs of Bangkok. This is the first big shopping mall in this area and their...
  11. Re: Security Clampdown: Visa expired? Get to Airport and pay fine or risk prison!

    Yes, that is right. Police said during the search of 4,615 properties in the first few days of the manhunt for the bomber, they arrested 139 people on unrelated offences. Hence my advice for...
  12. Re: Security Clampdown: Visa expired? Get to Airport and pay fine or risk prison!

    I said it was "advisable". Hardly scaremongering. The police said they will visit 10,000 places in Bangkok where foreigners stay. It goes without saying that they will want to check your passport....
  13. Pictures: Re: Religious Ceremony at Erawan Shrine for Bomb Victims

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  14. Pictures: Religious Ceremony at Erawan Shrine for Bomb Victims

    This morning, the deputy prime minister and Bangkok Governor attended a merit making ceremony at the Erawan Shrine and in front of Central World for the victims of the bomb blast. Attending the...
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    Breaking News: Re: Deadly bomb explodes at Erawan Shrine

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    Three days have now passed since the horrific bomb blast at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok that killed at least twenty people....
  16. Visit Vietnam without a Visa for citizens from these countries

    Less than 30 days: Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Laos.

    Less than 21 days: Philippines

    Less than 15 days: Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway.


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  17. Nok Air Launches New Route from Bangkok to Vietnam in October 2015

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    Nok Air is launching a new route from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam with fares starting from 999...
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    Pictures: Re: Day Trip to Samut Prakan

    On Saturday, I went on a Bangkok day trip to Samut Prakan with my friends Chin from Chili Paste Tours and David Luekens from Travelfish. As this was my backyard, I was the tour guide this time round....
  19. Re: Changes to the queue system at Chaengwattana Immigrations

    Thanks for letting us know this information. I always presumed they kicked you out at 4:30pm even if you had a queue ticket. Nice of them to let you stay. I wonder if they get paid overtime.
  20. Festival: Amazing Longan Fair in Lamphun until Sunday 16th August 2015

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    In a bid to promote tourism, the northern province of Lamphun is holding a longan fair showcasing cultural uniqueness. The...
  21. Pictures: Re: Nature and Temples in Nan by Richard Barrow

    PHOTO ALBUM: On the first day of our trip, we visited Doi Phu Kha National Park. The highest peak here is 1,980 meters above sea level. The provincial tree and flower of Nan is the Orchid Tree which...
  22. Re: Tourists to get a 6-month multiple entry visa to Thailand

    They are actually dropping this for next year. They promise to stop looking at numbers but at amount spent instead. So, quality over quantity.
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    Pictures: Re: Bangkok Day Trip to Koh Kret

    We started our day trip at Wat Sanam Nuea where we caught a ferry boat across the river to Koh Kret for only 2 Baht. As you cross the Chao Phraya River, you will see the learning white pagoda of Wat...
  24. News: Re: Record Sentences Today For Facebook Lese Majeste Offenses

    Thanks for your comment on the article. As guests in the country there isn't much we can do about it. It is what it is.

    Can I ask you not to discuss this further? Computer Crime Act not only...
  25. Event Update: 16th World Gourmet Festival 2015 at Anantara Siam Bangkok in September

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    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is supporting the staging of 16th World Gourmet...
  26. News: Re: Thailand tourist arrivals in July up nearly 40 pct on year

    What is not mentioned or emphasised in this article is that during the first part of last year, Thailand was hit by violent street protests. The military takeover of the elected government took place...
  27. Pictures: Aerial photos of Phra Mongkhon Ming Mueang in Amnat Charoen

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    This well-known Buddha image is housed in Dan Phra Bat Temple. The Buddhist sanctuary stands amidst a lush forest, with the...
  28. Pictures: Aerial photos of Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai in Sisaket

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    Prasat Sa Kamphaeng Yai is a Khmer sanctuary compromising of three prangs on the same pedestal, oriented to the East. The...
  29. Re: Tourism Industry Applauds Giving Travelers Ins-and-Outs

    People shouldn't get too excited as the details haven't been worked out yet. All we know at the moment is that tourists will be offered a six month multiple entry visa for 5,000 Baht. There might be...
  30. Erawan is the most popular national park in Thailand this year so far

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    Erawan National Park in Kanchanaburi has beaten defending champion Khao Yai to be the most profitable of all national parks...
  31. Re: Thailand Visa Crackdown Likely to Impact English Education

    Eight days from getting your 90 day Non-B to finishing everything? You have to wait several months before Immigration will allow you to extend it. Hence why I said it takes several months. We start...
  32. Re: Thailand Visa Crackdown Likely to Impact English Education

    Thank you for your comment.

    Firstly I didn't write that article and the link goes to Chiang Rai Times and not my own website. So, I am not sure why you are saying I'm trying to drive people to my...
  33. Pictures: Day trip to Chachoengsao, to the East of Bangkok

    The first stop on our daytrip was the riverside market in Khlong Suan. This is on the border between Samut Prakan and Chachoengsao. We stopped here for breakfast. Our next stop was the Giant...
  34. Pictures: Re: Sai Thong National Park in Chaiyaphum

    There is a massive tree in Kanchanaburi.

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  35. Pictures: Sai Thong National Park in Chaiyaphum

    Sai Thong National Park (طҹ觪ҵ÷ͧ) is located 70 kilometers to the west of Chaiyaphum town in Northeastern Thailand. It covers an area of 319 square kilometres on the Pung Huei Mountain...
  36. Pictures: Pa Hin Ngam National Park in Chaiyaphum

    The natural rock formations in Pa Hin Ngam National Park in Chaiyaphum were originally only known to local people. But, in 1985, they were discovered by a local district officer who recommended that...
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    Pictures: Play La Ploen in Buriram

    The Play La Ploen boutique resort and adventure camp in Buriram was set up as a kind of outdoor classroom to enrich the knowledge of students. Indeed, the name of the resort comes from the English...
  38. Re: Soon you will face a ban if you overstay in Thailand

    From the news in the UK today: "Landlords who fail to check the immigration status of tenants could be fined or imprisoned for up to five years under a new criminal offence to be included in the...
  39. Pictures: Hunting for Winning Thai Lottery Numbers at Wat Ban Chiang Pheng in Yasothon

    Wat Ban Chiang Pheng (Ѵҹ§) in Yasothon is very popular with people looking for lottery numbers. A 200 year old boat was found nearby and brought to the temple. But people don€t come...
  40. Pictures: New Waterpark and Amusement Park to open in Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima

    The latest tourist attraction to open in Pak Chong, near Khao Yai, will be "Scenical World". The attraction has three sections, Splash World ( a water park with 15 rides), Life Park (an amusement...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

    I have mapped all of these places with GPS coordinates here: http://www.thailandphotomap.com/2015/07/26/khao-phansa-festival-trip-to-isaan/
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    My Travel Story: Re: Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

    PHOTO ALBUM FOR DAY 4: Last night we stayed at Srilamduan in Sisaket. Our first stop in the morning was to Wat Nong Takhian. The highlight here are the 28 Buddha images. Our next stop was to Wat Sa...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

    PHOTO ALBUM FOR DAY 3: The third day of our trip coincided with Khao Phansa which is the official start of the three month long Buddhist Lent. On this day, there are many candle processions around...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

    PHOTO ALBUM FOR DAY 2: The highlight of the second day was the merit making ceremony where monks rode on elephant back to collect alms from local people and tourists. This day is Asarnha Bucha which...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

    PHOTO ALBUM FOR DAY 1: On the first day of our Isaan trip, we stopped for lunch at Play La Ploen in Buriam. This is a boutique hotel and adventure camp. They also have a Flora Park which we visited...
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