Monday, May 14, 2012

Mu Koh Surin National Park

For 31 years Mu Koh Surin has been announced as the 29th Thai national park. These groups of five islands are known as one of the most remarkable destinations for inspecting the most beautiful shallow coral reefs in Thailand.

Mu Koh Surin

Located in the Andaman Sea, Mu Koh Surin consists of five islands including, Koh Ri, Koh Kai, Koh Klang and two large islands, Koh Surin Neua, Koh Surin Tai. It takes about 1.30 hours traveling by a speed boat from Kuraburi harbor, Phang Nga. In addition to green forests, the crystal-clear sea water and white sand beaches, Mu Koh Surin is a primary snorkeling spot providing a number of clownfish and rare sea turtles. Furthermore, visitors can easily travel to Mu Koh Similan, the nearby islands, to explore one of the best places for Manta Ray observations.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok

Known as the one of the largest markets in the world, Chatuchak is located opposite to the old northern bus terminal along Phahonyothin road, covering the area of 35-acre (68-rai), and having more than 8,000 individual booths with everything under the sun.

The market opens only at the weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. until late. Travelling here, you may spend at least half a day, so wearing comfortable clothes is suggested as there are more than 200,000 visitors come here. When buying goods at Chatuchak, it is recommended to bargain with every stall you are interested in since almost everything here can be discounted.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Songkran Khao San Road

When it comes to April, Songkran festival is what people have been waiting for. When thinking of celebrating Songkran festival in Bangkok, Khao San Road is the place that the celebrants should not miss. Every year, thousand of celebrants come to throw and splash the water wildly as the road is closed for water splashing just like some provinces in the north.


Songkran Khao San Road

That is why Khao San road is crowded with both Thais and foreigners. Khao San Road is so busy that you cannot move with the atmosphere of a water fight battlefield. People splash water to each other frenziedly and there is no exception whether you are a businessman, a visitor, or a backpacker. If you do not want to miss this memorable experience, go for it this April!



Credit: image by Mr.Pornchai K.(creativeculturethailand.com)

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