Ban Chiang Archaeological Site

Ban Chiang Archaeological Site - UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for the Ban Chiang Archaeological Site: The Ban Chiang Archaeological Site is a large, prehistoric earthen mound located in an agricultural area in the Ban Chiang Sub-district, Nong Han District of Udon Thani Province in northeast Thailand, within the watershed of the Mekong River. It is an oval-shaped mound formed …

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Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns

Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thailand

From the World Heritage inscription for the Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns: Situated in the lower northern region of present-day Thailand, the Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns is a serial property consisting of three physically closely related ancient towns. The total property area is 11,852 ha., comprising Sukhothai 7,000 …

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Historic City of Ayutthaya

Historic City of Ayutthaya - UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for the Historic City of Ayutthaya: The Historic City of Ayutthaya, founded in 1350, was the second capital of the Siamese Kingdom. It flourished from the 14th to the 18th centuries, during which time it grew to be one of the world’s largest and most cosmopolitan urban areas and a …

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17 Interesting Facts About Thailand

Interesting Facts About Thailand

Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world and for good reason—the country boasts incredible beaches, world-renowned food, and acts as a hub for travelers in Southeast Asia. Even given that, there are many facts you probably don’t know about the “Land of Smiles.” Even though I’ve spent almost a half year …

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Why is Bangkok the Most Visited City in the World?

Why is Bangkok Popular?

In my more than decade of global wanderings, there is one place that always comes to mind first when I decide I need a culturally interesting place—one with great food, markets, and other expats—to work remotely for a few months. Even though I always look broadly to consider other cities with digital nomads and low …

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Visa Run

One of the things you have to deal with when living a globe-hopping nomadic lifestyle is the issue of visas. When you enter into a country you only have a set amount of time you can stay. As an American, for most countries I enter as a tourist I get 90 days. In Thailand, unless …

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News From The Ground: Thailand Protests

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about the protests taking place in Thailand. In fact, most of the news I’ve been getting on the story is the same as what you’ve probably been reading. Despite some more indepth coverage in the local English language papers, I really haven’t seen …

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Thailand Expats

I had Christmas dinner with a group of American/Canadian expats who live in Bangkok. I was invited by Art who runs CrazyDogTravel.com and other websites. Most of the guys were involved in internet/web design so it was nice to be able to talk shop with some similar minded people; something I almost never get to …

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