Archives for January 2009

Ubon Travel and Living News

Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand January 23, 2009 During my travels around town I have noticed a few changes here in Ubon. Closures: Felice nightclub at Phatumrat Hotel is no longer open for business. New openings: E-ba at Laithong hotel is a new nightclub. It has already been open for a few months. It feaures food, drinks […]

Ubon New Year Tohsang Khong Jiam Part 2

In the far east of the eastern most province in Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani, perched on a small cliff overlooking the might Mekhong River sits Tohsang Khong Jiam Resort. In my quest to experience as many Ubon hotels and accommodation, I can, I spent the recent New Year holiday there. If you are coming through the […]

Ubon New Year Tohsang Khong Jiam Part 1

Not all the hotels and accommodations in Ubon Ratchathani are in the city limits. We decided to spend New Year 2009 at one such hotel in Khong Jiam. The rental car from Chow Wattana (Wattana Rental) arrived at 09:55 A.M.. After a quick check to make sure the residence was safe and secure, I locked […]

Ubon Sunee Grand Hotel Interview

The Ubon hotels available is constantly changing. The list of accommodations in Ubon Ratchathani is growing larger. One nearly completed project is Sunee Grand Hotel. It has been a work in progress for nearly two years. Many people who have visited my blog and website have asked me, “When will this new hotel open?” I […]

Ubon Ratchathani University Sunflower Fields

Ubon Ratchathani University has an annual agricultural project to grow some sunflower fields. The fields are not large or many but it is an enjoyable sight to take in. The window of opportunity to view the fields is limited so you have to go quickly. This is not a highly publicized attraction in Ubon but […]