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STARTING DATE: 3 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 30 STORIES

Bangkok Post's weekly travel column guiding you on unseen travel destinations in Thailand. If you have news or events to share, email pongpetm@bangkokpost.co.th.

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17 Sep 2020

Great outdoors calling? Then get out to Bitec

If you're a golfer, a scuba diver or an addict of outdoor activities hunting for new gear, it's wise to wait until next month when the Thailand Golf & Dive Expo and the Traveller Expo take place.

17 Sep 2020
Great outdoors calling? Then get out to Bitec
10 Sep 2020

Get sky high and shoot the Sun

Where is the best place in Bangkok to take pictures of sunrise? Of course, that's a tough question for quite a few reasons. Anyway, how about the Mahanakhon Skywalk, as a candidate?

10 Sep 2020 2
Get sky high and shoot the Sun
27 Aug 2020

Khon extravaganza in Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya is organising a cultural extravaganza for lovers of khon, the majestic masked performance that incorporates various forms of Thai arts. Dubbed the "Ayutthaya Khon Festival", the event will take place on Sept 4-6 on the vast lawn of Chandrakasem National Museum, located in the northeastern corner of the city's Koh Muang area.

27 Aug 2020 1
Khon extravaganza in Ayutthaya
13 Aug 2020

Otop fair has all you could want

If you're no longer thrilled by online shopping and mass-produced goods, here's a chance to once again enjoy the shop-till-you-drop experience in immense halls full of not just exquisite hand-made products from across the Kingdom but also fascinating and uncommon travel ideas.

13 Aug 2020
Otop fair has all you could want
19 Mar 2020

One thing the virus can't touch

Because of the coronavirus, a lot of long-planned social functions and activities have to be postponed or cancelled. Even the Songkran Festival is no exception. Still, there is an event that would never, ever be affected by any pandemic: the sunset.

19 Mar 2020
One thing the virus can't touch
5 Mar 2020

Phetchaburi party

The celebration of the 19th-century Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace, one of Phetchaburi's most important historical sites, is taking place again from tomorrow until March 15.

5 Mar 2020 1
Phetchaburi party
20 Feb 2020

Worth the climb

If you are one of those waiting for the chance to climb Khao Lom Muak, which boasts one of the best views of Prachuap Khiri Khan's coastline, you had better get yourself ready. Wing 53 Air Base, on which the 300m-tall seaside hill is located, will allow the public to do so from tomorrow until March 1, coinciding with the province's annual tourism and Red Cross fairs.

20 Feb 2020
Worth the climb
6 Feb 2020

Religious retreat

If you still haven't made plans for this Makha Bucha weekend, you could do worse than head to Maha Sarakham. The northeastern province is celebrating its annual festival at Phra Borommathat Na Dun, a revered pagoda in the district of the same name, until Sunday.

6 Feb 2020
Religious retreat
30 Jan 2020

Food and fun in Pattaya

As food fairs go, Doen Kin Thin Na Klua is up there with the best of them. But time is running out if you wish to enjoy this year's event, with only this weekend and next Saturday left to go.

30 Jan 2020
Food and fun in Pattaya
23 Jan 2020

Suphan Buri style

Downtown Suphan Buri is home to a large number of people of Chinese descent. Even the Lak Muang shrine, where the city guardian statues are kept, was built in the Chinese style. So if you're looking for a place to celebrate the Lunar New Year, Suphan Buri is one of the destinations you should consider.

23 Jan 2020
Suphan Buri style