Food & Drink


Hua Hin Hills Vineyard

A vineyard in Thailand? Really? Whilst the tropical climate of Thailand might not appear to be conducive to wine-making, there are a few locations in the country … [Read More...]


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General Prayuth, Thailand

Thailand: A Year on From the 2014 Coup

It was on this day a year ago that the military seized power in Thailand. The move by the army came a few weeks after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was controversially removed from office by a court ruling. The court verdict followed months of … [Read More...]

Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand

Thai King Leaves Bangkok Hospital for Hua Hin

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej left hospital in Bangkok on Sunday to travel to the Klai Kangwon Palace in Hua Hin. The 87-year-old Thai monarch had been staying at Siriraj Hospital in the Thai capital since undergoing surgery in November 2014 to … [Read More...]

Songkhla, southern Thailand

Bodies Discovered in Southern Thai Jungle

Thai police have recovered 26 bodies from an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand. The camp in Songkhla province near the Thai-Malaysian border is thought to have been used by human traffickers. Initial investigations suggest that the victims … [Read More...]

Hae Nang Kradan Festival, Nakhon Si Thammarat

Hae Nang Kradan Festival, Nakhon Si Thammarat

The colourful Hae Nang Kradan Festival is held annually in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand. The timing of the event coincides with the boisterous and much-publicised Songkran New Year Water Festival. Whilst Songkran is celebrated throughout … [Read More...]

Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand

Celebrating Songkran in Nakhon Si Thammarat

In previous years I’ve been fortunate enough to spend the Thai New Year Water Festival in a number of the most popular destinations in Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya. This year I headed to Nakhon Si Thammarat in southern Thailand. … [Read More...]


7 Injured in Ko Samui Explosion

An explosion occurred late last night on the Thai island of Ko Samui. The source of the blast was a vehicle parked in the underground car park of the Central Festival shopping mall in the Chaweng Beach area of the island. Local reports say seven … [Read More...]