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STARTING DATE: 3 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 26 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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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
16 Jan 2020

A festival with pop

Yasothon is best known for Bun Bang Fai (Rocket Festival) that takes place in early May. But in the first week of next month, Feb 3-7, the northeastern province will have another grand celebration that, unlike Bun Bang Fai, you can't find elsewhere.

16 Jan 2020
A festival with pop
9 Jan 2020

Temple fair at Wat Prayoon

The annual celebration of Wat Prayurawongsawat, one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events on the Thon Buri side of Bangkok, is taking place again from Saturday to Monday.

9 Jan 2020
Temple fair at Wat Prayoon
26 Dec 2019

Get out of the city

From now until Sunday, four provinces surrounding Bangkok are joining hands in the "River Of Life: Rattanakosin" fair, which is taking place at Wat Chin Wararam in Pathum Thani's Muang district, a short drive south of the city centre.

26 Dec 2019
Get out of the city
19 Dec 2019

Do the right thing

There are only a few places where you can easily catch sight of one of Thailand's most majestic mammals, the gaur. Khao Phaeng Ma of Nakhon Ratchasima's Wang Nam Khieo district is one such place.

19 Dec 2019
Do the right thing