Reopening Thailand to foreign tourists the only light at the end of the tunnel – Pattaya Mail

TCC chairman Sanan Angubolkul predicted the reopening will help draw foreign tourists back to the country and provide a boost to the country’s economy by 0.3% this year. The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) is optimistic about the country’s economic prospects, after the government announced its plan to reopen the country to international tourists and return to normal business conditions by mid-October. TCC chairman Sanan…

Raising Kids in Thailand

Living in a foreign country entails scores of challenges. While single expats may argue that the thrills and adventures far outweigh the struggles, those with children in tow discover that it is a different story altogether. Or is it? Meet Nina, a single parent employed as a teacher in Thailand. Years ago, she went back to her native country to fetch the four-year old daughter…

Everything You Need to Know About Buddhism in Thailand

From spirit houses to temples and more, it is apparent how important the national religion, Theravada Buddhism, is to the Thai people. The religion in many ways affects the everyday life of both Thais and tourists. To better understand the people and what they believe, here is everything you need to know about Buddhism in Thailand. Buddhism originated in India in the 6th century BC,…

Chiang Mai Vs. Chiang Rai

Northern Thailand Cities: Chiang Mai Vs. Chiang Rai Written By Kelly Iverson Chiang Rai is Chiang Mai’s weak competitor in terms of tourism. The lure of Chiang Mai’s laid-back vibe and hipster aura draws in travelers from all over Thailand. Because of this, Chiang Rai oftentimes gets lost in the shuffle. There is something about Chiang Rai, however, that continues to peak the curiosity of…

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