Month: September 2018

Discover your inner-adventurer with a nature tour in Chulaporn Pattana 9 Tourism Community, Yala

  • by Michael Finn
  • 5 Days ago
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The southern province of Yala offers tourists the chance to beat the crowds and truly get away from it all. This “One Night Stay with Locals” takes you to a location known as the ‘Chulaporn Pattana 9 Tourism Community’, which offers a comfortable homestay-style accommodation, amenities and other onsite learning activities. It’s also a great […]

When Isaan meets Lanna: Discover a hybrid of cultures next to the Mae Kong River at Baan Tha Khan Thong

  • by Michael Finn
  • 5 Days ago
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Life in Chiang Rai’s quiet “Baan Tha Khan Thong” community revolves around the nearby Mae Kong, the world-famous river that marks the border between Thailand and neighboring Laos towards the north. As a result, many of the fun and educational activities that await you here on this “One Night Stay with Locals” trip are based […]

Seafood, scenery and souvenirs: witness a side of Phetchaburi you’ve never seen before at Baan Laem Pak Bia

  • by Michael Finn
  • 6 Days ago
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This “One Night Stay with Locals” takes you to Phetchaburi province, just a 2-3-hour car or bus ride from Bangkok. Most people who come to Phetchaburi for their holidays are local Thais looking for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital for a few days – which generally involves booking a […]

Experience Phang Nga from a new perspective at Baan Sam Chong Nuea community

  • by Michael Finn
  • 6 Days ago
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For any native or foreign tourist familiar with Thailand, the southern province of Phang Nga conjures up images of dramatic limestone cliffs rising out of the turquoise waters (forming Phang Nga Bay), as well as the region’s stunning network of mangrove-covered canals and tropical jungles. Plus, let’s not forget those picture-perfect, white-sanded beaches either! This […]

Experience canal-side living at Chumphon’s Bang Son community

  • by Michael Finn
  • 8 Days ago
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Easily accessible from Bangkok with its own airport, Chumphon is a popular seaside province overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. It gets its fair share of visitors each year who come to enjoy the beaches and slower pace of life – although most use it as a gateway to travel on further by boat to the […]

Uncover a hidden gem deep in Nan province’s countryside with a visit to Sila Petch community

  • by Michael Finn
  • 9 Days ago
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Venture right in the heart of the wilderness of Nan province, with this “One Night Stay with Locals” at Sila Petch community. While tourists may flock to nearby Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in their millions, Nan province promises just as spectacular scenery, with mountains, jungles, rice paddies, wide rivers and cascading waterfalls all to […]

Discover a quieter side of Trat with a one-night stay in the fisherman’s village of Baan Laem Klat

  • by Michael Finn
  • 11 Days ago
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Trat province attracts a modest number of local and foreign tourists all year round thanks to its array of fishing villages, pretty beaches and excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities – particularly off the coast at nearby Koh Chang or the smaller Koh Kood. For this “Extraordinary Experience”, however, you’ll be staying on the mainland at […]

Discover the ancient traditions of Chiang Rai’s Tai Lue people at Phangha Homestay

  • by Michael Finn
  • 12 Days ago
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A visit to Chiang Rai’s Pangha Homestay community feels like going back 100 years to a time when Thailand wasn’t even called Thailand but rather ‘Siam’, when people got around on bicycles or rickshaws rather than cars, and when hands worked all day long to make crafts and materials (instead of typing away on keyboards…) […]