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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
Movies made in Krabi, Thailand ideal international filming location

Movies made in Krabi, Thailand ideal international filming location

The international movie industry has long found Krabi, Thailand and the surrounding areas to be ideal filming locations. Evidence of Krabi area’s shooting popularity are the successful movies “The Beach” and “Hangover II.” That Krabi is a popular filming locale is not surprising given its natural beauty and unusual landscapes. In addition, there are many economic adva...

Posted Dec 22, 2014
Direct flights to Krabi, Thailand

Direct flights to Krabi, Thailand

Krabi (KBV) Airport Flight Schedule Flying to/from Krabi Airport Flights to Krabi International airport are made through Suvhanabumi International Airport (BKK) (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ; RTGS: Suwannaphum; pronounced [sù.wān.nā.pʰūːm] (Thai pronunciation); and the older Don Muang Airport (DMK), both situated in Bangkok.   Depending on the season, Thai Airways by Thai Smile Airways...

Posted Dec 19, 2014
5 important customs you should know before visiting Thailand

5 important customs you should know before visiting Thailand

It is very important when you are visiting another country to become acquainted with its customs and etiquette. It will help you to avoid offending the local people, help you fit in more easily, and invite good vibes by showing respect for the residents and their traditions.How to exchange greetings In Thailand, people greet each other by putting their palms together in a prayerful gesture at nos...

Posted Dec 18, 2014
The Krabi Beach House Outshines Competition in FlipKey Review

The Krabi Beach House Outshines Competition in FlipKey Review

As a leading provider of holiday accommodation in Southern Thailand, Krabi Riviera Co Ltd constantly seeks to provide its guests with exemplary service and outstanding facilities. Naturally, the company values feedback from its guests, and it was delighted to receive a five-star rating in a recent FlipKey review. The Beach House is a stunning holiday villa situated in Ao Nang on the Krabi coa...

Posted Dec 17, 2014