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Archive for May, 2010

Some people might have questions about what is happening in Bangkok right now. Tourists in some countries might have heard that there is a war in Bangkok and are afraid to travel to Thailand. Is that true? I would say that if your travel destination is not Bangkok. Why afraid? It is true that some certain areas in Bangkok are not safe for tourism but in other parts of Thailand are still safe, quiet, peaceful and nice as usual.


I borrowed Bangkok Dangerous street map from Richard Barrow. Below you will see that only the central Bangkok is not safe but the rest of Bangkok and other 75 provinces are safe and nice. We still stay in Bangkok today too, we just like to let the tourists to know that please keep yourself away from some certain area in Bangkok. If you just would like to stop for transiting at our international airport in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport), not in Bangkok province, to outside of Bangkok, we can say that there is nothing to worry about. Tourists can transit at the airport to any parts of Thailand conveniently. Only traveling in Bangkok is not comfortable at this time.


If you love Thailand and would like to spend your precious free time in Thailand, we have beautiful beaches in the south of Thailand; Phuket, Phi Phi, Phang Nga etc. Tourists can go there for snorkeling or scuba driving. For someone who loves trekking, we have many places in the north of Thailand. If you would like to just stop at Thailand for a few days and travel to Laos or Vietnam, you can go across the northeastern area. We believe that our situation in Bangkok will end soon and tourists will be able to enjoy shopping in our main shopping area in Bangkok like Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery and Central World in the near future. : )




View Bangkok Dangerous: Street Battles May 2010 in a larger map

Thai government and other agencies sponsored activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of His Majesty of the King’s coronation from May 5th to 9th, 2010 at the Royal Plaza compound on Raatchadamnooen Avenue. The highlight of the ceremony is an exhibition depicting the works of the King in visiting his subjects across the country (76 provinces). There are also night shows, parades and fireworks at night. Please visit us on Facebook.com to find more photos and videos on Youtube.com.
60th anniversary of the King’s coronation

60th anniversary of His Majesty of the King’s coronation


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