News

News from Thailand



Streetfood culture in Asia.

Slow Boat on the Mekong River. Pakbeng to Luang Prabang

Tuk-tuks are an essential Bangkok experience and the same is true of Vientiane. Although none of the Lao cities are as crowded as Bangkok, tuk-tuks are still the most authentic way to get around for short distances. There is no local train and a one km tuk-tuk ride can often cost as little as 20,000 kip (around $2.50 US).

After Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong,  Michelin Guide coming to Thailand. Michelin food inspectors are set to gauge Thailand’s restaurants, hand out prestigious stars and publish a guide for the kingdom.

Songkran festival celebrations from April 11 -17 have claimed 390 lives and 3,808 injuries, the Road Safety Centre said today.

Royal Cremation Ceremony of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand is officially scheduled to be during 25-29 October 2017

BMA bans all street food across Bangkok this year

A woman refugee worker died after being kicked by an elephant while on her way home to celebrate Songkran

Bangkok has the world’s best street food — but authorities want it gone

A woman was charged with causing a disturbance Monday by calling emergency services more than 1,000 times.

Songkran start…. Thirty-three people were killed and 420 injured in traffic accidents on April 11, the first of the seven-day campaign to reduce the road toll during the April 11-17 Songkran holiday.

Songkran 2016: 3.373 road accidents happened during the 7 dangerous days associated with the Songkran Festival, with 478 death toll. What are the common causes of accidents?  Drunk driving 34%  -Speeding 33%  -Sudden overtaking 18.5%  -Poor visibility 13.7%

The domainname Sifaa.xyz is for sale for € 125

Thailand accused of failing to stamp out murder and slavery in fishing industry


Very heavy rain had hit the area taking motorists and locals by surprise around 11.30 am. One man climbed out of the passenger side of his vehicle as it literally floats in the floodwaters.

A 22-year-old Australian man was found guilty of negligent homicide for the death of his girlfriend in a jet ski collision in Phuket last month and given a suspended sentence.

Dozens of turtles who lived in the same place Piggy Bank feasted on the coins that would kill her will undergo medical exams next week.


Our Thailand/Laos Road Trip Route. We clocked 2700 kilos over the course of 2.5 weeks. Starting in Khon Kaen, we made overnight stops in Phitsanulok, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Khong, Luang Namtha, Nong Khiaw, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, and Vientiane.

The Bangkok Riverside Guide and Bangkok’s newest park opens Mar 26

National Elephant Day marked in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Jiratchaya “Mo” Sirimongkolnawin was crowned Miss International Queen 2016 on Friday night at a contest known as the world’s largest and most popular transgender pageant. And a video

Mass tourism is damaging Thailand’s paradise. Video

Thais nieuws in het Nederlands 



My best pics