Thailand Culture Basics | 7 Customs to Know Beforehand

For most travelers visiting Southeast Asia for the first time, Bangkok is usually the first stop in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia. The port city of Bangkok has an organized yet chaotic feel. Traditional Thai customs can be easily overlooked in Bangkok. We suggest that anyone visiting Thailand should take a moment to show a small but meaningful token of respect for the Thai people by knowing a few cultural points before starting your journey of a lifetime to ...

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Tourism Authority of Thailand Announces Travel Insurance

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has just set up a new low cost web-based travel insurance program called the “Thailand Travel Shield.”

Starting July 25th, 2015 TAT offer the new travel insurance package to Thailand with four of the largest Thai insurance companies:

All four underwriters are publicly listed corporations based in Thailand.

The new insurance product comes as welcoming news ...

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Chiang Mai Candle Lantern Release Dates for 2013

One of Thailands’ most exciting holidays of the year 2013 known as Loy Krathong is nearly upon us. Loy Krathong also known as “Loi Krathong” has been traditionally held in the middle of the 12 lunar month. The time is typically marked as the end of the flood season and beginning of spring.

The holiday is especially celebrated on the full moon of the 12th lunar month when the moon shines brightly at night making the Thai ...

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