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Thailand, Andaman side: from Phang Nga to Krabi

Thailand, Andaman side: from Phang Nga to Krabi

The strange rocky peaks of Phang Nga bay, the white sand beaches stretching at the foot of the karst cliffs of Krabi, the lush forests storming the mountains… These powerful images strike any traveler […]

Surin Festival: the elephants make tons!

Surin Festival: the elephants make tons!

The third weekend of November, this small town on the road to Cambodia celebrates the favorite animal of Thais. Some two hundred pachyderms have a blast during dressage […]

Recommended itineraries Thailand

Recommended itineraries Thailand

Recommended itineraries Thailand Bangkok and the kingdoms of Siam Bangkok in 3 days Start with a spiritual day with a visit to Wat Phra Kaeo and the Grand Palace, then Wat Pho, to end the day or start the evening with a well-deserved massage in the nearby […]

Thailand: Hua Hin, sea and land

Thailand: Hua Hin, sea and land

200 km from Bangkok, Hua Hin is one of the favorite excursions of the inhabitants of the Kingdom of Siam. Located on the edge of the Gulf of Thailand, this popular […]

The Asian New Year is watering!

The Asian New Year is watering!

Do you like to party, and one New Year's Eve a year isn't enough for you? So, head to Southeast Asia where the water festival celebrates New Years, April 13-15. […]

Thailand, around the bridge over the river Kwai

Thailand, around the bridge over the river Kwai

The Bridge over the River Kwai, which became legendary with the David Lean film, is located in Thailand, a 2-hour drive west of Bangkok. The small town of Kanchanaburi […]

Bangkok transport

Bangkok transport

Bangkok transport For s & rsquotuk, etc.). You don't have to write the name of the place you want to go in Thai if it's not already in the guide, and always carry a business card of your hotel with you. To calculate your routes by public transport, a […]

Thailand: Phuket, city side

Thailand: Phuket, city side

The island of Phuket, star of Thai tourism, attracts some 10 million visitors per year over an area of ​​barely 575 km2. Agoraphobes to abstain… If one generally […]

What to see: culture and arts Thailand

What to see: culture and arts Thailand

What to see: culture and arts Thailand The great artistic schools The deest, leaves to Mô brought religious and cultural influences which shaped its evolution. Eighteenth centuries) The Moest of Myanmar, in central and northeastern Thailand, developed cities […]

Khao Sok, life-size Thailand

Khao Sok, life-size Thailand

A part of the world in southern Thailand, between Phuket and Surat Thani. Stretching over 740 km2 and covered with virgin forest, Khao Sok National Park is a prime […]

Northern Thailand, green and authentic

Northern Thailand, green and authentic

Ready to explore a more secret Thailand, off the classic routes? So, head to the north of the Pays du Sourire, between mountains, rice fields, small villages, waterfalls […]

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Thailand

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Thailand

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Thailand No problem finding accommodation. There is everything, at all prices and everywhere! Always think of February. The rooms are then booked well in advance, and the prices go up. The bungalows C & rsquotail […]

Health and Safety Thailand

Health and Safety Thailand

Health and Safety Thailand Health Precautions - When the heat is hot, beware of dehydration problems, responsible for many evils. - Watch out for the many poisonous snakes in the countryside and in multiples sea ​​bugs nice: stone fish, pelagic snakes, […]

Bangkok recommended itineraries

Bangkok recommended itineraries

Bangkok recommended itineraries 3 days in Bangkok 1er day Start with a day of discovery of Buddhism with a visit to the National Museum then chain on the Wat Pho, continue with the Wat Phra Kaeo, then move slowly but surely towards Chinatown in order to […]

Identity card Thailand

Identity card Thailand

Identity card Thailand - Population: approximately 69,230 million inhabitants. - Area: 513 120 km² Capital city : Bangkok (10 million d & rsquo Languages: thai Change : the baht. - Religions: Buddhism (prè Nature of re Head of É Prime Minister : […]

Thailand: dream islands in the Andaman Sea

Thailand: dream islands in the Andaman Sea

To reconnect with the beauty and serenity of the islands of the Andaman Sea, you have to go far south of Thailand, far from Phuket and just before the border with […]

Themed itineraries Thailand

Themed itineraries Thailand

Themed itineraries Thailand With family, with children The southern beaches (see how to choose your island below) Take a trip to either Bangkok, Ayutthaya or Sukhothai to combine with spectacular culture. Children love the Buddha Alignments. See Family […]

What to eat, food and drink Thailand

What to eat, food and drink Thailand

What to eat, food and drink Thailand Kitchen Luxury Bangkok restaurants or street stalls on the sidewalks of Chiang Mai, elaborate dishes or simple fried rice ... you are not ready to have covered the question. Most restaurants are available at any time […]

Thailand: Ko Tarutao, the wild island

Thailand: Ko Tarutao, the wild island

On the border with Malaysia, in the far south of Thailand, Tarutao National Park encompasses some fifty islands spread out in the Andaman Sea, most of them deserted. […]

What to do Thailand

What to do Thailand

What to do Thailand Here are some experiences to experience at least once in Thailand. Find here the things to do in Thailand, the activities to try, the dishes to taste… So many timeless and unforgettable moments, to live certainly during your trip. Visit […]

Practical life on site Thailand

Practical life on site Thailand

Practical life on site Thailand Time difference © Fotolia - Sukhothai Wat Mahathat Buddha Count 5 hours ahead of Paris in summer, 6 hours in winter. When it's 12 p.m. in Paris, it's 17 p.m. (summer) or 18 p.m. (winter) in Bangkok. And don't forget […]

Traditions and customs Thailand

Traditions and customs Thailand

Traditions and customs Thailand Religions and beliefs About 94% of the population is Buddhist, less than 5% Muslim - especially in the south of the country -, 1% Christian and 0,5% animist. Buddhism occupies a central place in Thai social and political life. Thai […]

Practical information Bangkok

Practical information Bangkok

Practical information Bangkok Tourist information In France - Thai National Tourist Office 53-53-47-00. D.-Roosevelt. Open Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 13:30 p.m. to 17:30 p.m. Distributes or sends free materials through the website. […]

Thailand: Chiang Mai, the Rose of the North

Thailand: Chiang Mai, the Rose of the North

Thailand's second largest city, Chiang Mai is the most touristic destination in the north of the country. In the heart of a mountainous landscape, this rapidly developing […]

Thailand: Khao Lak, stopover on the Andaman coast

Thailand: Khao Lak, stopover on the Andaman coast

The Khao Lak region, including Kho Khao Island, stretches 50 km off the west coast of Thailand, 750 km south of Bangkok and 80 km north of Phuket. Bordering the […]

Gulf of Thailand, island side: Ko Chang, Ko Mak and Ko Kut

Gulf of Thailand, island side: Ko Chang, Ko Mak and Ko Kut

On the edge of the Gulf of Thailand, very close to Cambodia, three islands with unique character are to be discovered: Ko Chang, Ko Mak and Ko Kut (or Ko Kood), […]

Ko Samet, Ko Chang, Hua Hin: Thailand, on the Gulf side

Ko Samet, Ko Chang, Hua Hin: Thailand, on the Gulf side

Easily accessible from Bangkok, Ko Samet, Ko Chang and Hua Hin are the main seaside destinations in the Gulf of Thailand, if you don't want to stray from the coast. Frequented by Thais, they offer a choice […]

Thailand: Ko Phayam, the island of initiates

Thailand: Ko Phayam, the island of initiates

Ko Phayam is a Thai island in the Andaman Sea. A small piece of land of 20 km², floating about 570 km southwest of Bangkok and 300 km north of Phuket. A privileged corner of the Land of Smiles, away from […]

Climate, seasons and weather Thailand

Climate, seasons and weather Thailand

Climate, seasons and weather Thailand It's hot all year round, everywhere. The weather is tropical, that is to say 2 seasons. Rainy season or green season The so-called green rainy season extends June to October. Nothing to do with the Indian monsoon. The […]

Bridge on the River Kwai Festival

Bridge on the River Kwai Festival

Each year, the city of Kanchanaburi, 130 km from Bangkok in Thailand, organizes a set of festivities around its most tourist attraction: the Bridge over the River […]

Ko Samui: an island, an archipelago

Ko Samui: an island, an archipelago

Third island in Thailand by area, Ko Samui has become one of the country's major tourist destinations. The island attracts vacationers, Farangs and Thais, in search […]

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Thailand

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Thailand

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Thailand © Fotolia Entry formalities in Thailand - It is imperative to inquire at the embassy in Paris, to find out how to enter the country according to your dates of stay and your nationality, […]

Bangkok History

Bangkok History

Bangkok History One of the cradles of Homo sapiens East Asian, to southern China. From the XNUMXnd and XNUMXrd centuries BC. BC, Buddhist monks from India migrated to a country called Suvarnabhumi ("the Land of Gold"). This territory probably extended from […]

Transport and travel Thailand

Transport and travel Thailand

Transport and travel Thailand Thailand is a country where travel is easy, not too expensive. The country is saturated with agencies that offer everything, local transport included, of course. Trains They are more or less punctual, quite slow (in GéChiang […]

Geography and landscapes Thailand

Geography and landscapes Thailand

Geography and landscapes Thailand © Fotolia - Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park With its 513 km², Thailand is barely smaller than France with a population exceeding around 120 million. Its silhouette is curious to say the least: a sort of large, somewhat […]

Money and budget Thailand

Money and budget Thailand

Money and budget Thailand Money, bank, exchange - The monetary unit of Thailand is baht. - Exchange rate in 2018: 1 € = around 35 Bts, but the price fluctuates a lot (check it, therefore, at the time of your trip). Roughly speaking, 100 Bts are 2,85 […]

Loei, green Thailand

Loei, green Thailand

It is one of Thailand's best kept secrets. 1 hour flight from Bangkok, the province of Loei plunges the traveler into a land of Smiles as preserved as it is unknown. Located […]

Where to eat, food and drink Bangkok

Where to eat, food and drink Bangkok

Where to eat, food and drink Bangkok In Chinatown, Indian and near temples Not much to eat on the side of the temples. Air-conditioned restaurants are sorely lacking. There remain the street stalls and the Tha Chang Pier market, at the exit of the boats. In […]

Family vacation Thailand

Family vacation Thailand

Family vacation Thailand Do not hesitate to go with children to Thailand! Coming with your family can open many doors for you, because Thais adore children and know how to welcome them with generosity.There are no particular health problems in Thailand, […]

Sports and recreation Thailand

Sports and recreation Thailand

Sports and recreation Thailand Thai boxing (Muay thai) Violence, hidden away in excessively polite daily reports, is fully expressed in this national sport. The fight is merciless: we use fists, but also knees, elbows and feet. But  the show is also […]

What to do, where to go out Bangkok

What to do, where to go out Bangkok

What to do, where to go out Bangkok The steps In Chinatown, Indian and near temples - Among the markets, preferably at night from midnight (the market is open 24 hours a day) or even at dawn around 24 a.m. when the delivery trucks arrive, it is then a real […]

Loy Krathong lights up Thailand

Loy Krathong lights up Thailand

On the evening of the full moon of the twelfth lunar month, November 19, 2021, Thailand's rivers and canals will light up with thousands of floating lanterns in […]

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