Destination Guide

The 2006 Thailand coup d'état took place on Tuesday 19 September 2006, when

Thaksin Shinawatra ทักษิณ ชินวัตร, IPA:
[tʰáksǐn tɕʰinnawát]; born

Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theravada school. As much as

The town of Bangkok began as a small trading center and port community on the

He was born in Ayutthaya and given the name Sin. His father Hai-Hong was of

Unlike in Myanmar (Burma) and Sri Lanka, the female Theravada bhikkhuni

According to one of the most popular legends, years ago a Buddhist King fell

One of the most important Buddhist celebrations - Macha Bucha Day falls on the full moon day of the third lunar month

Prior to the establishment of Chakri Dynasty (the current

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned as Rama IX, the 9th king of the

Songkran is a Sanskrit word in Thai form which means the

King Phra Buddha Lertla Napalai, the 2nd King of the Chakri