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Thailand Reaps Rich Harvest in TripAdvisor’s Top of Traveller’s Choice 2013 Awards

TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Landmarks in Asia : Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), Bangkok, Thailand Nine of Thailand’s diverse range of tourism spots, products and attractions have been included on the list of TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Landmarks in Asia. They ranged from long-standing and well-known places such as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and the [...]

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Dates of Loy Krathong (Yee Peng) Celebrations 2012, Chiang Mai (November 25-29, 2012)

Loy Krathong Procession, Chiang Mai Besides Valentine’s Day, Loy Krathong, the festival of lights, also known in Northern Thailand as Yee Peng, is one of most beautiful and romantic festivals in Thailand. This Thai Festival is held all over the country, but Chaing Mai is the best place to experience this beautiful celebration. It will [...]

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Doi Inthanon National Park Attractions -The Twin Royal Stupas dedicated to His Majesty The King and Queen of Thailand

Naphamethinidon (delicated to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand) Located at the summit of Doi Inthanon National Park, the Twin Royal Stupas (Phra Maha Dhatu Nabha Metaneedol and Nabhapol Bhumisiri) is a must-see attraction in Chiang Mai. The stupas were built by the Royal Thai Air Force to commemorate Their Majesties The King’s and [...]

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People born in the Year of the Snake should visit Wat Jed Yod (Chiang Mai) – Temple with Seven Spires

Wat Jet Yod (Wat Mahaphotharam)- The Monastery of the Bodhi Tree If you are born in the Year of the Snake, perhaps you should visit Wat Jed Yod (Wat Photharam Maha Wihara) next year. The temple is located outside Chiang Mai City on the northwest on the bank of Mae Khan River. Lanna people believe [...]

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Lucky Charms for Business in Thailand – Beehives & Hand-made Bamboo Fish Traps

Hanging a beehive in front of the shop will bring them lot of money ???(Chiang Mai, Thailand) There are many good luck symbols, lucky charms and amulets that people use to bring luck in love, money, business , etc. Many successful businessmen have been seen wearing some good luck charms or amulets to enhance their [...]

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Thai Lucky Plant – Scadoxus multiflorus (Thai name: Kumarn Tong)

Thai Lucky Plant – Scadoxus multiflorus (Thai name: Kumarn Tong) Plants have different meanings in different cultures and it has been used for centuries to draw money to a person or bring prosperity to a home. Besides the prickly, succulent crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii), Scadoxus multiflorus (Ku-Marn-Tong in Thai) is considered a lucky plant to attract [...]

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