Travel Scrapbook

STARTING DATE: 3 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 122 STORIES

Bangkok Post's weekly travel scoops showing you prominent travel destinations and great cultural places.

Travel Scrapbook
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Bang the drum slowly

Despite the hot weather in the ancient town of Lamphun, a large crowd of Buddhist votaries gathered at the foot of Tha Nang Bridge to welcome the annual Klong Luang (Lanna-style big drum) contest back after a two-year hiatus.

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Bang the drum slowly
19 May 2022

At the crossroads of time

Situated on the banks of Phetchaburi River, the Sampheng community blends modernity with Buddhist and Chinese heritage.

19 May 2022 1
At the crossroads of time
12 May 2022

So close yet worlds apart

From temples to museums to shophouse eateries, Ratchaburi enables visitors to experience the lives of its early Chinese settlers.

12 May 2022
So close yet worlds apart
5 May 2022

The beating heart of the city

A trip to the waterside Talat Noi community reveals temples, diversity and cafes that embrace the area's rich cultural past.

5 May 2022
The beating heart of the city
21 Apr 2022

From royal roots to a modern city

Celebrate Bangkok's 240th birthday with a walking tour that reveals its long history and cultural heritage.

21 Apr 2022
From royal roots to a modern city
24 Mar 2022

The charm of Chanthaburi

Once a bustling trading community, a visit to this province's historic town reveals its past as a cultural melting pot.

24 Mar 2022 4
The charm of Chanthaburi
17 Mar 2022

Steeped in tradition

A walk around Samphanthawong district reveals historic shrines and architecture that transports visitors back to the Rattanakosin era.

17 Mar 2022
Steeped in tradition
3 Mar 2022

A cruise along the Thai riviera

Once considered flyover provinces, Chumphon and Prachuap Khiri Khan are full of coastal wonders and homestays offering local experiences.

3 Mar 2022 6
A cruise along the Thai riviera
3 Feb 2022

Strolling through history

A walking tour of Yannawa and Bang Kho Laem provides a glimpse into Bangkok's origins.

3 Feb 2022
Strolling through history
27 Jan 2022

Hopes of luck, wealth and prosperity

Shrines and other places of worship prepare for throngs of visitors during Chinese New Year celebrations.

27 Jan 2022 6
Hopes of luck, wealth and prosperity