Watch or compete in the 2015 Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest

It’s almost time for the 7th Annual Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest, where people from all over the world come to compete at Railay Bay and Ton Sai Bay in Krabi Province, April 16-17. The contest includes three categories: rock climbing, deep water soloing, and a freestyle fire competition. Winners will receive cash prizes. Continue reading Watch or compete in the 2015 Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest

A guide to the thrill of BASE jumping in Krabi, Thailand

For those that find sunbathing on the beautiful white sandy beaches in Krabi, Thailand just too sedate, give BASE jumping a try. BASE jumping is the extreme sport of jumping off a structure that is very high, and then parachuting down to earth. BASE is an acronym that stands for building, antenna, spans (bridges) and earth (cliffs), the four types of fixed structures from which people jump Continue reading A guide to the thrill of BASE jumping in Krabi, Thailand

Tung Yee Peng Mangrove Forest in Krabi, Thailand a shining example of ecotourism

Tung Yee Peng Mangrove Forest in Krabi, Thailand on the eastern cost of Koh Lanta is a shining example of ecotourism at its finest. By working together to preserve their traditional way of life and the natural environment, the community’s conservation efforts to protect the area’s flora and fauna are proving to be very successful. The people are very active with the ongoing United Nation Development Program established to protect the area’s natural resources. Continue reading Tung Yee Peng Mangrove Forest in Krabi, Thailand a shining example of ecotourism

Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day

Each year, Thailand celebrates National Muay Thai Day on March 17. Muay Thai (kickboxing) is the Thai national sport. This is a day when the Muay Thai community celebrates the legacy of Nai Khanom Tom who faced fearsome odds. It is also a day when its members reflect on the sport they love, showing gratitude to those who teach them. Continue reading Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day