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A Visit To Dino Water Park Khon Kaen

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A Visit To Dino Water Park Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen has a newish, very nearly completed, Water Park, that has been open for almost a year. The ‘biggest’ in North East Thailand according to their website. Its called Dino Water Park, naturally, keeping in line with the theme and obsession with dinosaurs in Khon Kaen. Its located off highway 2 and behind Platunam…

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Khon Kaen Land Of Dinosaurs

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Khon Kaen Land Of Dinosaurs

Go anywhere in Khon Kaen and you`re sure to come across dinosaurs. All the main roads leading to Khon Kaen have huge life size replicas of dinosaurs. on the outskirts of the city. The nickname of Khon Kaen Football Team is the T-Rexs’. The water park is called Dino Water Park. All the parks in…

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Kaen Nakhon Great Pedestrian Way – Work Continuing.

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Kaen Nakhon Great Pedestrian Way – Work Continuing.

Kaen Nakhon with surrounding park, is a small lake that’s a great escape from the city traffic and is fairly central. As we’ve mentioned before there’s a new walkway, a great new feature that travel sites fail to mention.   The walkway and surrounding park are an ideal place for a walk, run or cycle….

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Village Life – A Typical Day in A Rural Khon Kaen Village

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Village Life – A Typical Day in A Rural Khon Kaen Village

Working in the fields   There`s a rhythm to life in an Esan rural village in Khon Kaen which is totally different to that say of a town or city. The first stirrings of life come before sun rise as charcoal fires are lit for cooking, dogs stretch out from their slumbers and cockerels noisily…

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Flying to Khon Kaen – Updated

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Flying to Khon Kaen – Updated

Flying to Khon Kaen has never been easier with five airlines servicing the North Eastern hub. Air Asia, Nok Air , Thai Smile and Thai Lion all have regular flights with at least 3 daily flights to Bangkok. You can also fly to Chiang Mai and Had Yai with Daily flights from Air Asia. Kan Air…

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Khon Kaen From the Air

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Khon Kaen From the Air

The advent of camera phones and drones has produced some great aerial footage to local areas and the scale of Khon Kaen city’s development is best seen from the air. We’ve added a couple of short clips today including a great advert for the university. We’ve also included one that compares the nightlife of Bangkok,…

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Driving Round The Bend In Khon Kaen

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Driving Round The Bend In Khon Kaen

Driving in Khon Kaen or actually anywhere in Thailand should come with a government health warning. For good reasons Thailand is now ranked number 1 country in the world for the most road accidents and deaths. Even those figures should be higher. Since, if you are injured in a road accident, but carted off to…

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Khon Kaen Stores Selling Farang Food

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Khon Kaen Stores Selling Farang Food

Lets be honest here there aren’t many of us living in Khon Kaen that don`t occasionally miss food or drink, of one sort or another, from back home. And, as you may know, there are several places in Khon Kaen where you can buy the real McCoy so to speak. Though usually at an imported…

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Khon Kaen T Bone Steak House

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Khon Kaen T Bone Steak House

  The first time I dined at T Bone Steak House in khon kaen was June 2017. I’ve since been back twice because it’s good. A Texan friend of mine also ate there with me and Texans know a thing or two about good steak. He liked it too. So what’s so good about it?…

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Khon Kaen Matching T-Shirts Phenonmenon

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Khon Kaen Matching T-Shirts Phenonmenon

There is a phenomenon, not just here in Khon Kaen, but throughout Thailand for wearing matching t-shirts. This is almost exclusively amongst Thais. Have you ever noticed it? Pay attention and you soon will. I was blissfully oblivious to this dress code that was until after I got married. My wife bought us some ‘lovey…

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