Cyclists all over Thailand rejoiced in December, as the long awaited re-opening of the airport track, ‘Skylane’ finally happened. Cyclists were not the only ones to be celebrating though, as the 23.5km track had been the main driving force behind a boom in cycling which has seen a whole new generation of cyclists created, and
Table manners can be an issue in social situations if you’re new to a country or a culture. Most Thais are forgiving (and entertained) if visitors are at least trying to be polite, but here are some pointers so when you “eat like a local”, it means more than that you can handle spicy foods!
Join us at the global commemoration of ANZAC Day in Thailand at the Hellfire Pass Memorial in Kanchanaburi. Learn how the harrowing events during World War II created bonds that have endured through the decades. Every 25th of April, nurse Australia and New Zealand observe ANZAC Day. Although it started as a marking of the
Each year thousands of tourists to Thailand tell their friends and family about their experiences with the delicious food, beautiful scenery, stunning Buddhist temples, and photos of themselves with animals, such as tigers and elephants, and tales of riding atop a massive elephant, or elephants playing football or painting. Unfortunately, few stop to consider how it
By James Leyson, Chief Adventure Manager at SpiceRoads In late June of 2016, here SpiceRoads guides gathered in downtown Bangkok for a 3-day meeting event including the annual company update and professional training. The theme for this year’s guide meeting was “Building Global Competencies for World-Class Cycling Guides, bronchitis ” in accordance with the Adventure Travel Trade Association
World Heritage status indicates a location’s cultural or natural outstanding significance to the region. The national and international efforts that go into preserving and protecting these national gems guarantee an enriching visit, on or off the bicycle. Many historical and natural landmarks can’t survive without some help. The ravages of time, from natural erosion, overgrowth,
The Thai Buddhist New Year is about making merit, not just mayhem with Super Soakers, which happens anyway. But there are biking adventures to be had as this amazing water festival splashes across the country. What is Songkran? For three days in April, often at the peak of the hot season, the polite and the