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Thailand & Nepal—relaxed rules boost travel

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It’s been more than a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination has started in many countries. Asian countries like Thailand and Nepal, both beloved travel destinations, are already implementing loosened travel restrictions to attract tourists. As we at ORIEN.ASIA have multiple upcoming events in Thailand and Nepal, among other countries, in […]

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Advent calendar 2020: 3. Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

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Phi Phi Islands near Phuket, Thailand, is world-famous for its beauty. The islands are populated by Muslim Malay fishermen since the 1940s, and the name of the islands comes from the Malay language: Api-Api, meaning very fiery, referring to the grey mangrove tree (fiery tree). The islands, specifically Maya Bay, were used by the 2000 […]

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TIOC 2020 in Pattaya Postponed to 2021

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Waiting is not easy… but better be safe than sorry! Considering the current COVID-19 situation, and as advised by the Thailand Orienteering Federation and relevant authorities in Thailand, we have decided to postpone the Thailand International Orienteering Championship 2020, including Pattaya City Race (#AsiaCityRace) and Landrunning World Series Pattaya Station. The new dates are proposed […]

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[Back to Asia] Hong Kong discusses travel corridor with 6+ countries

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With the COVID-19 pandemic under control in many Asian and European countries, Hong Kong is actively discussing travel corridor arrangements with at least 6 more countries, South China Morning Post reports. Hong Kong, a major orienteering hub in Asia, is discussing travel corridor arrangements with at least six countries worldwide. (Archive photo) Travellers from Germany, […]

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Thailand

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Thailand is a jewel of Asia. With its many beaches and forests, towns and temples, Thailand is an all time favourite for tourists around the world. Trekking in the mountains and forests is a main activity especially in the mountainous north, while beaches are well known in the east and south. The sport is growing […]

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Thailand citizens: Join the Thailand Orienteering Training Programme–and get a chance to represent Thailand!

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Are you a Thailand citizen, want to learn orienteering and be a part of the Thailand national orienteering team? Now you have a chance! Thailand Orienteering Federation is starting an orienteering training programme, with the support of ORIEN.ASIA. Orienteering is a navigation sport played in forests and cities. It is a sport that trains both […]

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Advent calendar 2020: 17. Ayutthaya, Thailand

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Ayutthaya was the capital of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya, the predecessor of the modern Kingdom of Thailand. Ayutthaya oversaw the Golden Age of Siam, where people from all cultures came to do business. Ayutthaya was a major power in Southeast Asia, unfortunately leading to the envy of its Burmese neighbour. The city was destroyed in […]