Photos by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, 1927-2016, also known as Rama IX, reigned for 70 years, from 9 June 1946 until the 13th of October, 2016, making him one of the longest serving monarchs in human history and the longest in Thai history. He was revered by his people and admired throughout the world … Continue reading Photos by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Driving – Expect the Unexpected

Driving in Thailand. You have beem warned, expect the unexpected!

National & Royal Anthems of Thailand

National Anthem of Thailand "Phleng Chat Thai" - "เพลงชาติไทย" "Phleng Chat Thai", the current National Anthem of Thailand, is the latest and longest running of many National Anthems used in the history of Siam/Thailand. Thailand's first National Anthem, “Jom Raj Jong Charoen” (Long Live the King), was written by Phraya Sri Sunthornvoharn. King Rama II composed … Continue reading National & Royal Anthems of Thailand

SAMUI 2017 HOLIDAYS

Thailand officially observes 23 national holidays and several religious observances.

King Rama X of the Chakri Dynasty

Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, was named crown prince by his father in 1972, at the age of 20.

SAMUI IMMIGRATION – NOW IN MAENAM

The more central Maenam location, modern layout and increased office size should make the "Immigration Office Experience" more pleasant for all concerned.