All local destinations reviews
03 Dec 2013 : Exploring Thai culture the posh way with The Peninsula Academy
While there is an automatic close association between any Peninsula hotel and cosseted luxury, they also understand that too much buffering against life as it is lived by the masses in each of its exotic locations can be s...
07 Nov 2013 : New museum allows the public to learn about the history and significance of pachyderms to Thailand and its monarchy
The life-size model of HM the King’s first royal white elephant, named Phra Savet Adulyadej Phahana.
At first glance, I thought a white elephant wit...
26 Sep 2013 : A museum in the heart of Bangkok is a hidden gem waiting for people to explore and learn about the development of cartography in Thailand
Behind this European-style building of the Royal Thai Survey Department is a map museum.
Most tourists do not want to miss the Grand...
15 Aug 2013 : The Bung Chawak Aquarium boasts freshwater and marine fish from all over the world
A diver feeds fish in an 8.5m-long tank at Bung Chawak Aquarium, Suphan Buri.
Only about 160km northwest of Bangkok, Bung Chawak in Suphan Buri has almost everything for tourists to enjoy...
01 Aug 2013 : A national museum provides an overview of Suphan Buri through the ages
Only about 100km northwest of Bangkok, Suphan Buri province has a lot for visitors to see and do, ranging from forests, waterfalls and an aquarium to major temples. However, the National Museum Suphan Buri is often...
25 Jul 2013 : Yusuksuwan Museum preserves rare paraffin lamps and antique collectables for future generations
Starting out as a hobbyist collecting old items about 40 years ago, Narong Yusuksuwan, a scrap-metal dealer, has opened his private Yusuksuwan Museum to showcase his beloved collections in ...
30 May 2013 : A major museum in the Phra Pathom Chedi compound is often overlooked
When it comes to Nakhon Pathom, many people may think of one of Thailand's most sacred sites _ Phra Pathom Chedi. Yet few people know there is a national museum in the compound of the chedi.
Initiated in t...
23 May 2013 : The new Lanna Folklife Museum showcases Chiang Mai's glorious past
The front gate of the Lanna Folklife Museum.
The white colonial style two-storey building still displays the sign that says "Municipal Court of Chiang Mai", but the interior has been totally renovated to sho...
29 Apr 2013 : A new museum has opened up Parusakawan Palace to reveal an enchanting window to the past
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT
- The resting area on the second floor.
- HRH Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanadh’s royal emblem on the gates of Parusakawan Palace.
- The d...
28 Mar 2013 : Nakhon Pathom's Owl Art Museum grew from bedtime stories into an eye-catching attraction
Sculptures in the Owl Art Museum, where more than 2,000 items are displayed.
They are famous for haunting trees at night with their distinctive hoots and swooping on mice and other prey...