Archive For June 13, 2017

Khon kaen Sribrirak Golf Course – The Agricultural

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Khon kaen Sribrirak Golf Course – The Agricultural

Ready to tee off on the 1st Sribrirak Golf Course in Khon Kaen is a 9 hole course located within the grounds of an Agricultural Co-operative. Hence locals call it The Agricultural or simply `The Ag’ as the actual name is difficult to pronounce. It’s 15 km from Central Plaza in Khon Kaen. Take Highway…

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Khon Kaen Times Advertise Now

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Khon Kaen Times Advertise Now

Khon Kaen Times www.khonkaentimes.com Khon Kaen Times  is your online newspaper. It covers local news here in khon Kaen as well as national news,  with features on business, sport and a guide to Khon Kaen. It was launched in May 2017.  It is written by people who LIVE in the province of Khon Kaen Written…

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Khon Kaen By The Sea Marina Cafe

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Khon Kaen By The Sea Marina Cafe

Marina Cafe Khon Kaen”But you like sailing and Khon Kaen is nowhere near the sea!” This oft said comment by friends was still not enough to put off this gritty and determined Aussie boatman. So he went ahead, moved to Khon Kaen anyway and spent 2 years building a marvelous twin sail boat. It really…

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Toyota Car Dealership Khon Kaen

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Toyota Car Dealership Khon Kaen

I have a Toyota Vios  bought from one of the 5 Toyota  dealerships in Khon Kaen. The actual dealership where I bought it from, is located on Highway 2 as you approach Khon Kaen from the south, before Dino Water Park, Makro and Tesco Lotus. This isn’t a plug to buy Toyota cars but more…

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The Blues Bar Khon Kaen

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The Blues Bar Khon Kaen

The Blues Bar, Khon kaen, is located on Pracha Samran Rd, just round the corner from The Pullman Hotel. It`s run by Dave & his wife. Having drank and eaten there many times I can say it  is one of the best bars, come eateries in Khon Kaen. Dave hails from Liverpool and supports Everton Football…

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Khon Kaen Golf Something For Everyone

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Khon Kaen Golf Something For Everyone

Khon Kaen golfers lining up for one of the monthly tournaments at Singha Park If you live in, or are visiting, Khon Kaen and like to play golf but aren’t sure where to start, then this article is for you. It is not a comprehensive review of every single golf course or driving range in…

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Piman Family Fitness Centre in Khon Kaen

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Piman Family Fitness Centre in Khon Kaen

The Piman Family Fitness Centre in Khon Kaen is a an absolute gem for getting fit, relaxing and having fun with the entire family. It is tucked away on Rop Bueng Road off the south east corner of Bueng Kaen Nakhon Lake. If you drive around the lake look for a Tesco Express on the…

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The Chareon Thani Hotel Khon Kaen

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The Chareon Thani Hotel Khon Kaen

The Chareon Thani Hotel in the centre of Khon Kaen shares a special place in my heart. It’s where I first met my wife and where we spent our first night together as a married couple. So if for no other reasons than those, I decided to write a little article about it. The 4…

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Khon Kaen Roads And Traffic

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Khon Kaen Roads And Traffic

Highway 2 leads you up to Khon Kaen from Bangkok and down from Udon Thani.  Its the main road to the city and at the major junction by Central Plaza. it can be a traffic nightmare. Traffic cameras are a new addition catching many drivers who don’t observe the speed limits, me included! There`s 500…

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Football On TV Can Cost You Money

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Football On TV Can Cost You Money

Live Football on TV – What`s the worst that can happen? When a gun was put to my face I realised my Saturday night watching football on TV hadn`t quite gone to plan. This is a true story from an island in Thailand My restaurant was full with diners and customers watching football when several…

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