NEW DELHI - Tourists travelling to India from 43 countries including Thailand will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas after New Delhi announced Thursday a long-awaited easing of border controls.
Ever since its inception in 2011, the annual Tour de Farm has been regarded as one of the Kingdom’s most important contests for roadies. This year it is getting even bigger. Apart from road cycling competitions (60km and 100km), the 2014 event also has good news for mountain bikers — a cross-country MTB race!
A visit to the House of Mekhong in Pathum Thani, a museum on the famous Thai distilled spirit, does not necessarily promote the consumption of alcohol. It is also a way to learn about local history and culture. There, visitors can learn about the history, stories and heritage of the first mass-produced Thai whiskey.
Celebrations for the 1st anniversary of the Heavenly Dragon Village will take place at the Utthayan Mangkorn Sawan (Heavenly Dragon Park) in Muang district, Suphan Buri, from 6pm to 9pm, this weekend.
Vana Nava Hua Hin will be officially opened on Monday.
Swami Yoganand twists his rubbery legs and crosses them behind his neck in a geometric composition. Boneless? Shape-shifter? Of course not, it’s just that his lithe, 106-year-old body — the centenarian yogi is a vegetarian and his food is always uncooked — has reached the level of physical suppleness that most of us stiff-jointed urbanites can’t even imagine. The swami, an honorific for a religious teacher, has taught yoga for 86 years, and he’s still doing it almost every morning at a school in Rishikesh, a northern Indian town by the Ganges.
CHUMPHON — A waterspout whipped up the coast off this southern province on Tuesday as the weather bureau advised travellers to Koh Tao to check conditions in the Gulf of Thailand.
Ayutthaya was not built in a day. Neither was the replica of the city that was cloned from it centuries later.