10 Reasons Why We Love Ubon Ratchathani

You have maybe never heard of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. It is possible you have read articles about Mekong River or a famous festival that are both here but they were the stars, not this city or province. Ubon is a star in its own right. It has a long and colored history and its own […]

Ubon Ratchathani Shopping Combat Zone Alternative

When I first came to Ubon Ratchathani there was no Tesco Lotus. All shopping for food items was done at the local markets, Tops (on the ground floor of Robinson’s), Yang Song Wan, or Makro. Then on February 8, 2000, Tesco Lotus opened on Chayangul Road to much fanfare. That day it seemed the entire […]

International Cultural and Folk Art Festival in Ubon Ratchathani

Sunday morning last, I got word there is a special show being held at the Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University Cultural Center. It is an International Cultural and Folk Performance. The nations to be performing included Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, India and Thailand. This sounded like an extremely interesting event. It was the last […]