Month: September 2018

Adventure awaits at the lush hillside community of Baan Khiri Wong Kot, Udon Thani

  • by Raymond Nathan
  • 12 Days ago
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This actioned packed “One Night Stay with Locals” promises adventure, fun activities and lots of deliciously spicy food (this is Isaan, after all!) The journey takes you up to the northeastern corner of Thailand to Udon Thani province, where you’ll carry on deep into the forest until you reach a mountainside community known as “Baan […]

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

  • by Raymond Nathan
  • 13 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 Raymond Nathan
  • 14 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…) […]

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

  • by Raymond Nathan
  • 17 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 […]

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

  • by Raymond Nathan
  • 18 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 Raymond Nathan
  • 18 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 Raymond Nathan
  • 20 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 Raymond Nathan
  • 20 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 […]