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Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season believed to be record-breaking

Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season believed to be record-breaking

Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season is believed to be a record-breaking one. As Krabi’s popularity rises, so does the need for additional accommodations, airline routes and advanced medical care. All of these needs and concerns are being met to insure that the tourist boom doesn’t diminish. Situated on the beautiful Andaman Sea in southwest Thailand, Krabi Province is an idyllic place for peop...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
N.Y. Times names Krabi, Thailand hot new destination

N.Y. Times names Krabi, Thailand hot new destination

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the prestigious N.Y. Times newspaper in the United States names Krabi, Thailand as one of the “52 Best Places to Go in 2014”. The Times article cited Krabi as a “city in transformation”, with exotic animals, beautiful beaches, and a fascinating past to explore. Judging from the boom in tourism there in recent years, many vacationers would agree...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
AirAsia announces new route connecting mainland China with Krabi, Thailand

AirAsia announces new route connecting mainland China with Krabi, Thailand

AirAsia recently announced a new route that will connect mainland China with Krabi, Thailand. The new direct route commences in November 6, 2014, and will originate from Guangzhou.Flights will depart daily from Guangzhou at 8: 45 p.m. and arrive at 1:30 a.m. Return flights depart at 2:20 a.m. and arrive back in China at 4:50 a.m. AirAsia will use a 180-seat Airbus A320 airplane for these flights.T...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Firefly Airlines Institutes New Flights to Krabi, Thailand

Firefly Airlines Institutes New Flights to Krabi, Thailand

Firefly, Malaysia’s premium short-haul airliner, recently announced a brand new destination – Krabi, Thailand. To celebrate their new service, the airline is holding an inauguration ceremony at Krabi International Airport’s Arrival Hall at 8:15 a.m., September 11, 2014. Firefly’s fleet consists of twelve ATR 72-500 and two ATR 72-600 turbo props out of Penang and Subang. Secondary destinations co...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

The Vegetarian Food Festival (Tetsakaan Gin Jay) in Thailand is a national event held throughout the country, mainly in those areas with Chinese descendants. Phuket Province holds the largest and most spectacular festival, but visitors are welcome to attend any of them. The actual name of the festival is “Observe the Ten Commandments and Abstain from Meat”, and lasts for nine days during the nint...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Traditional Musical Instruments of Thailand

Traditional Musical Instruments of Thailand

The traditional musical instruments of Thailand are unique to its people and its culture, and continue to be used today in the country’s regional festivals and artistic performances. Many of the instruments were used in ancient Thailand, with over fifty types developed during the Ayutthaya kingdom of Siam from 1351 to 1767. The Traditional Musical Instruments of ThailandThere are three main types...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Places to run and jog in Krabi, Thailand

Places to run and jog in Krabi, Thailand

If you are a runner or jogger looking for places to run in Krabi, Thailand, you will find that there is no shortage of outstanding places for your exercise. No matter what distance you’d like to run, Krabi’s running routes can accommodate you. Places to Run and Jog in Krabi, Thailand Here are a few suggestions for places to run or jog while you are visiting Krabi, Thailand.

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Posted Jan 5, 2015
Spas and Massages in Krabi, Thailand

Spas and Massages in Krabi, Thailand

Therapeutic, holistic medicine is part of the Thai culture, which is why you won’t have any trouble finding spas and massage treatments widely available in Krabi, Thailand. Traditional Thai medicine, which used to be practiced by monks or small village doctors, dates back to ancient Indian traditions. The four elements of nature, wind, water, earth, and fire are what traditionalists see as element...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Buddhist Temples in Krabi, Thailand

Buddhist Temples in Krabi, Thailand

Some of the most impressive sights in Krabi, Thailand are the Buddhist temples. The architecture is sometimes elaborate and the statuary extraordinary. Not all temples are open to the public, but here are several that allow visitors. There is no admission to any of the temples but visitors should leave a donation. Buddhist Temples in Krabi, Thailand Wat Tum Sua (The Tiger Cave): One of the nices...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Nightlife in Railay Beach West in Krabi, Thailand

Nightlife in Railay Beach West in Krabi, Thailand

The nightlife in Railay Beach West in Krabi, Thailand is a bit more rambunctious than that in Railay Beach East. With its gorgeous sunsets amid mangrove forests and limestone cliffs, it’s a rallying point for all those loving the beauty of Mother nature at one of her most spectacular moments of the day. For all of its activity, at sunset the beach becomes very quiet. Nightlife in Railay Beach Wes...

Posted Dec 30, 2014