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The Popular Songkran Celebration Returns To UD Town In Udon Thani For Five Days

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The Popular Songkran Celebration Returns To UD Town In Udon Thani For  Five Days

Songkran, as the Thai New Year is called, is less than a week away and with millions of people taking to the road next week to return home, the final preparations are being put in place for the ultimate celebrations. In Udon Thani, that celebration is known as  “UD Town Wonder Water Land 2018” and…

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Elephant Sports Bar Udon Thani

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Elephant Sports Bar Udon Thani

The former Benchwarmers Sports Bar has re-opened following the sad passing of Barry Rodgers.   The bar is being re-named Elephant Sports Bar and is operated by Aussie John and his partner Pen, who are most welcoming and friendly. The bar is open 7 days a week from 11.00 am until midnight. Anna is back…

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The Udon Tap Taste House

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The Udon Tap Taste House

In Udon Thani we are fortunate to have a most unique bar and restaurant just off the ring road near the airport. It is passionately styled and furnished and is unique to the city as it stocks a huge selection of imported beverages from around the world. There are no spirits or local beers on…

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Live Six Nations Rugby At Los Amigos Udon Thani This Weekend

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Live Six Nations Rugby At Los Amigos Udon Thani This Weekend

As the Six Nations gears up for the next stage of the tournament, Los Amigos steps up to show the weekend games live. The first game on Saturday night kicks off at 9:15 local time.  Ireland host Wales in Dublin, which should be a cracker between the two great Celtic nations. This wonderful annual Rugby…

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T Bar And Restaurant In Udon Thani

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T Bar And Restaurant In Udon Thani

The well-known T Bar and restaurant in the Nong Bua district of Udon Thani is very popular with all nationalities. It has an extensive menu and serves up some of the best food in the area. It is well supported by the local Ex-pat community, tourists and locals as there is also a delicious selection…

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Thai Style Microwave In Udon Thani

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Thai Style Microwave In Udon Thani

Secretly, the Thais have invented an outdoor microwave. Not to be outdone by modern technology, these clever chaps have been baking chicken in a makeshift microwave for decades. Their cunning device is constructed using only a metal box, a glass bottle (filled with water), and some dried grass. The outdoor “microwave” can cook a whole…

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Los Amigos Restaurant And Bar : Review

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Los Amigos Restaurant And Bar : Review

Los Amigos is a Western Grill and Tex Mex Restaurant and Bar located in Romyen 3 and is operated by friendly and welcoming Peter, Boo and Jeab. It’s located in a quiet area of Udon Thani some distance away from the busy city centre and parking is always available. It’s open seven days a week…

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Buddism In Udon Thani

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Buddism In Udon Thani

We see it all around us on a daily basis in Udon Thani. People humbly feeding monks in the morning, various different fantastical parades, glorious temples, somewhat dangerous rocket festivals, plus many other wonderfully curious events right in front of our eyes. But do we understand it? Do we really know what all this great fuss is about? A…

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Praw Café Bistro, Udon Thani: Review

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Praw Café Bistro, Udon Thani: Review

This rather special little Bistro is hidden away on the Nongsai Road at the rear of Tanwa Market (blue roof market) next to the new covered Power football stadium. Praw the owner is always there to give customers a warm welcome on arrival with excellent service and a selection of very tasty meals. If you…

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Beginners Guide to Isaan Food

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Beginners Guide to Isaan Food

The Staples of North East Thai Cuisine The North East of Thailand has long been famous for its unique food. An important part of the culture, food is always present at family gatherings. As you probably know there is a wide range of very distinctive tastes. Here’s our Top Ten of Isaan Food Number 1…

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