On the trail of a "saint" who built the city of dharma@ Phra Bat Huai Tom Community, Lee District, Lamphun Those refraining from killing, not thinking of stealing anyone’s stuffs, not having sexual misconduct, not telling a lie and not drinking alcohol drunk are regarded as good men with "5 precepts" in mind ... not even a Pga K'nyau community in Phra Bat Huai Tom Village, Na Sai Sub-distict, Lee District, Lamphun Province, in addition to adoption of the 5 precepts, they also do not eat ... Read full details
Mineral Bath... Hot Springs to Relax... @San Kamphaeng Hot Spring, Chiang Mai "It is a destiny…for human life" Nobody can stop being born, aging, illness and death!! The lucky ones are those who have no illness. But for the unfortunate ones, even 30-baht universal coverage scheme… cannot help!! Look at people with diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure... they also surrender hehe!! But the evil illnesses such as inconvenient blood circulation, people with acne blemishes, paralysis, arthritis - joint pain, stress or skin disease, especially pso... Read full details
Legendary Love of Nan... Pu Man Ya Man, Everlasting Sweet Love @ Wat Phumin When it comes to a Legend of Love, we tend to think of Romeo and Juliet. It is said that there have been many couples going together to confess their love at Verona, Italy, where is the home of Juliet. This place is believed that if you make a wish or write a letter to post in front of house, your wish of love will be fulfilled... just like that!! So, in this issue I refer to another legend in Thailand at Wat Phu... Read full details
Visit Art Community@ Photharam, Ratchaburi Province To think about a city of art and culture, I tend to look far to cities around the northern region in spite of a nearby city near that cannot be overlooked like Photharam, Ratchaburi Province, with a wide variety of art and plenty of culture, as a forbidden city… Never miss!! This opportunity... I would like to take you to the Art Community @ Ratchaburi at Photharam, Ratchaburi Province right now... First of all... we would like to thank to Mr. Akkarawich Thepha... Read full details
One of Mist and Flower Route@... Doi Ang Khang, Chiang Mai When the winter wind blows, it implies that the tourism season has come, likewise pulling those who love in the mist or are sensible in flowers to be delighted!! ... welcoming the winter wind... I am also another one who has the opportunity to experience odor of the fog and the scent of flowers on Doi Ang Khang, Chiang Mai, which is another mist and flowers route of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. (TAT), Chiang Mai Office. The other day!! I had a chance to ... Read full details
Commemorate the "Star Festival" @ Sakon Nakhon Nowhere else like and it also does like anywhere...?? with Star Festival of Sakon Nakhon, the only place in Thailand, when Christmas night comes. And in this issue.., I will retold it to illustrate for you to see just in case that you may have an opportunity to experience this festival in person, which will be held during 23-25 December 2014 at Tha Rae Community, Sakon Nakhon Municipality. Last year, Ms. Boonyanuch Wanying, the director of TAT Nakhon Phanom ... Read full details
Find Out "Arabica" on Doi Chang / Chiang Rai While I was sipping a cup of coffee in a coffee shop near the office, a friend told me "Do you know that the fresh coffee we drink is that of Arabica coffee, which mostly is grown in the northern region, while Robusta coffee is grown in the southern region. Most of which are used to make instant coffee powder and they make a good sale in Thailand". That’s right… because they are sold in stores generally. "So why Arabica coffee is more expensive? ..." I asked back. I was told "Because it was so popular... Read full details
Miracle in the sky after the rain at... Mon Cham I intend to go camping for a night on the mountain. And when I get up, I will see mist and clouds floating against the wind as waves in my front. Finally, "Doi Mon Jam" of Chiang Mai crossed my mind instantly. So, I called to an acquaintance, Ms. Pornnan Thephatsadin Na Autthaya (K. Koi), a head of Public Relations and Tourism Section, Royal Project Foundations once I had the idea. What a quick reply? … "K. Koi" responded willingly. She also provide... Read full details
Mineral bathing at … San Kamphaeng Hot Spring Take it easy and let the warm stream flow to bathe your body and remove fatigue in your body and heart away. About this, many of you are probably thinking of going to take a warm mineral bath without having to go to the “Land of the Rising Sun”. In Thailand, there also is a well-known mineral bath. Even it’s not near but not too far. It is San Kamphaeng hot spring, Mae On, Chiang Mai. Anyone who has never heard of it is regarded very unfashionable because its mineral water line is well-known around... Read full details
Surin Province: Land of Ancient Khmer Civilization Surin, Buriram and Sisaket are provinces in the south northeast which is clear in the traveling path of ancient Khmer civilization, including Phanom Rung Stone Castle, Ta Muaen Castles, Sikhoraphum Castle, and Srakamphangyai Castle and Srakampangnoi Castle in Sisaket. There also are many castles on the route linking the ancient travel, which has potential in tourism, as well as geographical appropriateness of the link with neighboring countries as members of AEC too...  ... Read full details
This trip to Phrae / both warding off bad luck and touring... Many believe the story of horoscope, and always like to be foretold from their birth month or date of birth by many fortune tellers seen commonly. I am also the one of those who believes in this. A few days ago, I had an opportunity to be foretold on my fortune at a temple in Bangkok. The fortune teller said that lately at this time my fortune was not good and I need to ward off my bad luck by making a merit and it must be at 3 temples of Wat Phra That as well, and then I would... Read full details
"Two sides of Mae Taeng River are still rich with plants and birds. It is classified as a river that has atmosphere of exited traveling" Men and forest can live together/ Search for challenge in tropical rain forest. "Pa Pae" Sub-districtWonderland of Forest Lovers Men and forest can live together. The forests newly declared as a conservation area are inhabited by people for hundreds of years. The reason why there is still forests to be declared a conservation area is because there is a group of people who protect them. These people have cultures and beliefs... Read full details
Experience lifestyle of folks in ... This winter at Mueang Kaen When entering the winter of every year (during Nov.-Dec.), it will be the season of harvesting "rice" in the fields of rural folks. And at the beginning of a new year, there will be festive events for the folks to meet each other and relax after tiredness of farming for a whole year. Will there be an opportunity for us working people in office someday ... to experience a truly lifestyle of the folks? Today we will take you to experience the rural lifestyle at ... Mueang Kaen Pa... Read full details
Natural Aroma … at Mae Kampong Village The life of us ... Embrace our nature ... Happiness is all around us ... Find out ... This month, we will take you northward to experience a small village in a valley full with an impression with record of memories at…Mae Kampong Village, Huai Kaew Sub-district, Mae On District, Chiang Mai. It is the village that is very natural. The village has a climate which... Read full details
Ancient City at Kamphaeng Phet Kamphaeng Phet Province is one of the famous attractions on the ancient city or world heritage city, which is not easy to find. It is deemed as a cultural tourism which is highly recommended in learning, as well as natural attractions and activities promoting tourism jointly held by the province. Today we started from the early morning. We departed Bangkok at about 4:00 hr. to head to Kamphaeng Phet Province, the Wall World Heritage Site, on Highway#32,going through Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri, Nakhon Sawa... Read full details
Pattaya City, Paradise of Tourists 07:30 hr. Splendid Resort @ Jomtien This morning, set off at.. Splendid Resort @ Jomtien, Nong Prue, Banglamung, Chonburi , with Buffet breakfast in easy style. I chose the breakfast menu: sausages, bacon, fried eggs, toast topped with butter, and a cup of hot coffee, and ending with fresh fruit ... This is just a light meal before starting the trip in Chonburi .. This trip, our goal is Silver Lake-the vineyard, 4-Region Floating Market, Koh Lan, and Wa... Read full details
Sukhothai, the City of World Heritage This is really my lucky that, this trip, I had a chance to see the wonder which Thai ancestors created in Sukhothai Historical Park, the tourist attraction and source of learning that has been registered as a world heritage by UNESCO Site under that name " Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns ", with both beautiful sculptural shape and long-period histoy. In this issue, we will take you to experience the world heritage... Read full details
Lab Lae, Ban Lang Khao Village, Uttaradit There is a legend telling that a Lab Lae city is a small district in Uttaradit Province. Originally it might be a town with difficult access, winding path, and in the deep jungle so that those who were not experienced in the path might be lost easily, and there was also a mountain hiding sunlight in the evening, darkening faster than normal. So, it was called… Lab Lae (hidden city) … an invisible city. There was a tale that only a person with enough merit could access to this city… This time... Read full details
This trip, enjoy travelling thoroughly... "Cha-am - Hua Hin", a Paradise of Tourists. Not a funny joke but we will take you all to travel at "Cha-am - Hua Hin" to travel thoroughly such as playing lamp, dropping in to the market, and visiting landmarks fully..! And this trip also is very cheap and economic. No need luxury for eat…but comfortably staying…focusing on travelling thoroughly! Photographing extremely! 08:00 Bangkok We recommend you to gather together in early morning, setting off at 8.00hr. and have a snack to eat because t... Read full details
Travel Phrae in this May, Satisfied fully with merit and Event of Lanna & GMS Textile 2013 If your question is to choose travel destinations in northern region, I believe that many of you would think of Chiang Mai because of its completeness able to respond demand of visitors. For this reason ... Chiang Mai is full with visitors, especially during the long holidays, which you may see your friend whom you have not seen for long time in Chiang Mai. But if you want to travel leisurely without crowding, this time Welcome magazine for free of... Read full details
Ecotourism in ... Chiang Mai Joy with my heart, my body and also help to reduce power consumption. One day ago.. I had a chance to talk on the phone with the Mr. Wisoot Buachoom, director of the in Chiang Mai located office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) about the project Green & Slow Travel, which will be held in his responsible area of three Northern provinces. Chiang Mai, Lamphun and Lampang which will welcome visitors… to ecotravel, a tourism concept, in there any speed is avoided by doing activities such as Walking and Cycling tours... Read full details
Chinatown in Thailand. Bustling day and night What does the word "Yaowarat" remind you? .... Many peoples may think of the community of Thai peoples with Chinese ethnic so that foreign visitors give it a nickname..."China Town in Thailand". But some people may think of No.1 source of gold selling of Thailand. But today we are going to remind you of food shops that are fully lined along bote sides of the way in the night....This is deemed as our first review of restaurant which is not specific to any restaurant. But we'll take you to dabble in eating..... if you... Read full details
Paradise for Tourists at...Phu Tubberkthe only one in Petchaboon This trip...again, when the winter comes...everyone wants to go north to experience the cold weather. Today, Welcome Magazine for Free will take you to travel at...Phu Tubberk, Petchaboon Province. At this place, we once went to during the end of rainy season and beginning of winter. But this time we chose to go in December, hoping to see Thailand sakura or Wild Himalayan Cherry blooming along the way near Phuhinrongkla National Park, Phitsanulok, not far from there. Let's go...Of course before tr... Read full details
This Winter at Muang Kaen This trip .. You should not miss a festival "This Winter at Muang Kaen # 3" at Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Province. We, Welcome magazine for free magazine, would like to take you to experience the lifestyle of the villagers, combined with the flower festiva "This Winter at Muang Kaen" which is held once a year. Let's get on an oxcart, tram and bike around Muang Kaen. Let's Go...
This trip is not far as we thought. It takes only 45 minutes from Chiang Mai city. Go along Chiang Mai-Chiang Dao Road, and then turn ... Read full details
Travel in the ancient city... Lamphun This trip we, Welcome Magazine For Free, will take you to ride in a tram to sightsee Lamphun city in the past. Lamphun is a small province having unique identity. It has temples, ancient houses along both side of the road. Even it is a small town but it has the longest history in Lanna. Hariphunchai Kingdom is the one of Buddhism that flourished more than 600 years before Phaya Meng Rai built Chiang Mai city. So, "Lamphun" is proper for sightseeing the temples, arts and crafts, in particular, antiquity in the area of Mueang... Read full details
Mural Painting.. Phra Rabieng Mural painting of Ramayana in Wat Phrasrirattana Sasadaram or Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok is the mural painting stranger than ever before. Mostly, Thai wall paintings are the one of biography of Lord Buddha or Buddha's Ten Births which is a story regarding to the previous life of the Buddha, written as offerings to Buddha or for Buddhists to know background of their prophet. For the Ramayana murals in the Wat Phra Kaew, it is a story from the old literature from the Ramayana of India.
Initially, there was no any m... Read full details
Releases this hot, let's go to the sea at...Rayong
When it's time of summer term, the weather is hot as you see. This time, we will take you to touch an atmosphere at the beautiful sea in Rayong Hi!! I don't know if this city will be cool as its slogan as... "Wonderful tropical fruits, advanced industry, tasty fish sauce, gorgeous island called Samed, the great poet Suntorn Phu"
Saturday morning, we got up at...Hin Suay-Nam Sai Resort, Sakpong Sub-district, Klang District, Rayong, and downed to the bottom of the enclosed beach (Seaside in... Read full details
A trip to Lampang A city of Lampang........many people may thing of this city as a passing way to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. But this city has a lot of interesting attractions such as horse carriage riding around downtown which can be reached in several points around the city at Thip Chang Lampang Hotel, Lampang Viengthong Hotel, or the own Town Hall. Rates are charged as 200 baht for a small city tour, 300 baht for around city tour and 500 baht per hour. I would like to thanks Khun Akharin Pitchkul, President of Horse Carriage Clob, Lampang Province for inform... Read full details
Watching birds and flowers of Cold City.....AT...Khunwang, Mae Jonluang, Chiang Mai This trip we had 3 days and 2 night. So I headed north to expose the coldness in the northern city in Royal Botanical Research Center (Khunwang) and Royal Botanical Research Center (Mae Jon Luang), Chiang Mai which is headed to Mae Jam District. 7 km. from Royal Botanical Research Center (Khunwang) surrounds by the mountain of Inthanon. Our staff had chosen to start this trip on Friday and ended on Monday.
First of all, I would like us to pay respect! OH!, S... Read full details
The greatest splendor, World Horticultural Expo 2011 Its here again! For "Horticultural Exposition in 2011 in honor of the Highest," or "the horticultural world 2011" was previously held in 2007 which once has received thousands of visitors ever.
And for Horticulture in the World this year, the cool air manures flowers to bloom beautifully. Wondering if I miss this event while visiting Chieng Mai, I will be obsolete! Okay, its time to go observing the event and its attractions.The Horticulture 2011has the full name of "The International Hor... Read full details
You're so brave to visit Pai
Before going to Pai...
Before we planned a trip to Pai, we heard some sayings from other people about impressive things in Pai; for example, Pai is beautiful, Pai has lots of place for photography, Pai has lots of accommodation, Pai has tasty foods, Pai has good atmosphere, and Pai has a walking street. Where is the real charm of Pai? This is a question before having a trip to Pai? When we reach In Pai...
"You're so brave to visit Pai", it's one of very cute challenges when we glanced a sideway si... Read full details
Travel in Bangkok Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand's capital city which has long-lasting legend. This trip may consist of lots of content, but looking on the bright side, all of you will perceive the past legend and also see the beautiful photos in "Editor Tick's style". Let's go...
Bangkok has lots of tourist attraction. In this trip, I would like to take all of you to Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (Wat Phra Kaew) located to the northeastern corner of the Grand Palace. It is the place where Phra Phuttha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakon or the Emer... Read full details
This trip in Chiang Mai This trip in Chiang Mai, it is the promising land of travelers who must visit there once to experience the magnificent scenery, friendly people and nice weather, especially during winder, there will be numerous flowers blooming allover the province; beside the path or on the mountain to create the pleasing sight to see.
This trip (Sunday), Editor Tick has an opportunity to visit Chiang Mai, the charming and ancient city which lasts long for 700 years with natural tourist attractions and the so-called heaven of the tr... Read full details