Global travellers seeking to add another masterpiece event their list of lifetime experiences should pencil 9 November 2012 into their calendars and be in Bangkok to watch the majestic Royal Barge Procession along the Chao Phraya River, The River of Kings.

PATTAYA, THAILAND: Kingdom Property has signed a title sponsorship deal to support the Thai Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s (TCCC) annual charity golf tournament in Pattaya this month as part of its ongoing activities to highlight outdoor sports and support worthy projects in the destination. Attachments…

The TCCC recently held a benefit screening of Argo for the People Eye Care Foundation. The film previewed at the Toronto International Film Festival in September; it’s a dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.

Boom Bike Tours operates professionally guided bicycle tours in and around the greater Bangkok area. The company will show you amazing & spectacular perspectives of Bangkok. During the tours, you will be deeply immersed in the sights, sounds, and smells of this great city.

Johnny Oduya of the Chicago Black Hawks, currently locked out over a revenue sharing dispute between the National Hockey League owners and players, took advantage of his spare time to lead Bangkok’s Flying Farangs to do something they’ve never done before, win their own tournament….

For those who don’t know, Bourbon Street is a popular street in the very popular French quarter of New Orleans, the spot where Doug Harrison the owner of Bangkok’s Bourbon Street Restaurant & Oyster Bar was born and raised. He left New Orleans in 1982…

Johnny Oduya, of the Chicago Black Hawks, and Vesa Toskala, the former  number one goalie for the Toronto Maple Leafs, are set to lace up the blades in Bangkok next week in the 18th annual Land of Smiles Ice Hockey Classic. Action will take  place…

Greg Jorgenson is a Canadian living in Bangkok, a city he describes as “one of the strangest, most exciting, enjoyably weird and undeniably interesting cities in the world.”  He writes a fascinating blog, which you can sample at: http://gregtodiffer.com

Every month, Siam Wheels will stage a “Photo of the month” contest.  Thia month’s winner is Canadian Noah Benjamin riding his iron steed through the plains of Northern Isaan at sunset in this month’s Siam Wheels photo of the month: http://photos.siamwheels.com/Travel/Issan-Exporation-Ride/i-pPmps82/1/X3/IMG4809-X3.jpg Attachments SW (11 kB)

In 2007, as the TCCC celebrated its 16th birthday, Nan Jacques Zilberdik on behalf of Voyageur interviewed Sean Brady, one of the co-founders of the TCCC.  We take a look back at Nan’s fascinating and comprehensive interview with Sean. The forerunner of the TCCC was…

The TCCC is proud to announce a new monthly travel news/advice column written by TCCC members Smiling Albino (www.smilingalbino.com). Each month they’ll share travel news, insights and insider tips. The first piece will be live on the TCCC site in November.

Every month, a dedicated group of 5 eye doctors and 25 nurses from various hospitals around Bangkok pack their bags and medical equipment and head off to spend a weekend at a rural government hospital somewhere in Thailand – it may be Maelao Hospital in…

A great place to experience the “world of beer” in Bangkok is The Pintsman. A new pub, located in the basement of the United Centre on Silom Road, it opened its doors in January of this year and besides its wide variety of alcoholic beverages…

Magna International Inc is the most diversified auto parts supplier in the world. It designs, develops and manufactures automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineers and assembles complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in North…

Qatar Airways is the national airline of the State of Qatar and one of the aviation industry’s big success stories. Operations began in 1994 when the airline was a small regional carrier servicing a handful of routes. The airline was re-launched in 1997 under the…