Insight Thainess

An insight into Thailand's culture, tradition and rich heritage.

Living like a Monk: A walkthrough into the history of Thai Monks

The ‘Land of Yellow Robes’ aptly derives its name from the fact that almost 90% of the Thailand populace believes in Buddhism! Hues of yellow flowing robes, rhythmic chants of Om, prayer flags, and smiles would instantly remind anyone of Thailand. Buddhism shapes the general way of life in Thailand, from art and architecture to […]

The Pride Of Thailand- The UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Thailand

Thailand tourism is thriving all year long with tourists from all segments of the society. While it is rumored to be the best place to be visited with friends, the ‘Land of Smiles’ is no less of an ideal place for families with kids. From Amusement parks, National Parks to archeological sites, Thailand has numerous […]

Thailand- An amalgamation of picturesque beauty with diverse culture and traditions.

Traditions & culture, contributing and imbibing a rich heritage.   The more you know about the past, the more you understand the future. It’s all about history, customs and traditions that shape and define us not only as a person but also as a nation.  Thailand has evolved over time from the Sukhothai era to […]

Thailand- An amalgamation of picturesque beauty with diverse culture and traditions. Traditions & culture, contributing and imbibing a rich heritage.

The more you know about the past, the more you understand the future. It’s all about history, customs and traditions that shape and define us not only as a person but also as a nation. Thailand has evolved over time from the Sukhothai era to a more contemporary Ayutthaya era, absorbing influences from all over […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 6 – Weaving of Life

In the Northeastern part of Thailand or Isan, people in the lowlands sustain their life through farming. After finishing their work, while waiting for the crops to grow, people pass their free time by raising silkworms, growing mulberry trees, and weaving silk threads into beautiful cloth. The simplicity of this way of life has been […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 5 – Old Man and His Crafts

The folk wisdom of sala, a master Lanna craftsman, is mostly the art of storytelling that portrays the Lanna way of life through delicate arts and crafts. Those salas in a woodcarving group of Tham Pha Tong village, Tha Sut district, Chiang Rai, are still working on their masterpieces and making their hammering resound throughout the world. Kamchan […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 4 – Gold from the Ancients

The remains of an ancient city tell a story of its glorious past. The architectural legacy of the once prosperous kingdom of Sukhothai is a testimony of the predominant temples that existed in this former capital of Siam. After nearly a millennium, the glory of this ancient city is still evident, arousing visitors’ imagination and […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 3 – The Art of Andaman Batik Fabric

The dawning sun is weaving its bright light over the land filling every life with cheers and energy.  The local inhabitants of Ko Yao Noi, an island of Phang Nga province begin their day’s work early.  Some fishermen are heading back ashore, ready to trade their catch for some cash.  Both the land and the […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 2 – The Riviera of the Salt Field

The Gulf of Thailand is an area full of marine resources and coastal resources, rich with shrimps, mussels, crabs, and fish. On the lowland coastal plain ranging from Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram and Phetchaburi province, there are local farmers who make salt from seawater. Ban Laem district has many white fields, which is a product […]

Insight Thainess – Episode 1 – Mango with sticky rice

A chorus of cicadas is the rhythm and signal of summer, as well as the time for plenty of seasonal fruits. Amphawa, Samut Songkhram is one of the Thai communities that lives a simple lifestyle among various fruit orchards. The fruits that blossom and grow here are mostly coconuts, pomelos, lychees, and mangos. Mango is a […]