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Camel Republic Park’s opening in Phetchaburi province, Thailand
A new amusement park, Camel Republic, has recently opened in Cha-Am, only two hours’ drive from Bangkok. As you can gather from the name, the idea was to build a park representing the Arabic world
This park is divided into three different areas, offering three different kinds of experience. The first zone is a zoo housing many animals such as camels, flamingo and giraffes. The second part of the park is an attractions’ zone while the third one is dedicated to outlets.

It is located in Thanon Phetkasem, Phet Buri, Phetchaburi and open all week long. From 10am to 6pm from Monday to Thursday and from 9am to 7pm from Friday to Sunday. The admission fee is 120 baht for Thai people and 200 baht for foreigners. There are also some discounts for kids and old people.

Floral Festival in Mae Hong Son province, Thailand
A floral festival, or the 2014 Bua Tong Festival, will take place near the fields of marigold flowers on Doi Mae U Khor, in Mae Hong Son province. Each year, between beginning September until mid-November, marigold flowers cover a large part of the mountain; or about 500 rai. This event is really popular and even listed as a ‘must do’ by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Cha-Am Thailand

Thai Airways: a new and temporarily politic about luggage allowance

Good news for travelers! At the end of September, the airline company Thai Airways has decided to temporarily raise the total luggage weight allowance of all passengers by 10 kilograms. This offer is available on domestic as well as international flights until March 2015. The baggage allowance for economy class passengers is now 30 kilograms while it is 40 for the business class and 50 for the first class.