Travel planning in South East Asia - buses, ferries, flights, railways
Bangkok’s Comedy Club says two forthcoming shows by top UK comedian Jimmy Carr are almost sold out. The funny man is scheduled to take the stage at the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel on 11 September 2016.
The operator of Bangkok’s new transport link, the Purple Line, is considering fare cuts to entice passengers to use the service. The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) officially inaugurated the service on 6 August 2016, but has found passenger numbers are only a third of what was forecast.
The assistant-governor of Phuket Island has confirmed the dates for the 2016 Vegetarian Festival. The perennially favourite cultural extravaganza will be held between 1 and 9 October and will kick off with the usual rites to welcome the attendant deities down from their heavenly resting places.