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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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Songkran Challenge

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Songkran Challenge 2021 - Bangkok, Thailand

Get into motion around Bangkok for the Thai New Year. Now extended until 31 May 2021! Due to the current COVID-19 situation in Thailand we’d like to encourage you to space out your completion of the races as long as possible to avoid crowding. Get into motion in April, and challenge yourself during Songkran! We […]

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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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[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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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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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 […]