Author: Frans Betgem

Colourful decorated fishing boat

Netherlands Travel Advisory

I took this picture last year on Songkhla Lake in Southern Thailand. The Dutch government advises against all travel to Songkhla. Since May 2018 I have been to Songkhla five times. I also travelled...

British Consulate outside

The Chiang Mai British Consulate

The Service 1921 Restaurant and Bar of the Anantara Chiang Mai Resort once was the Chiang Mai British Consulate. The first consulate building was constructed on this plot of land of seven rai, a...

Muslim girl selling watermelon near Pattani. There is a negative travel advisory for Pattani.

Dutch Travel Advisory in Crisis

The Travel Advisory The website http://www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl gets 100,000 visitors per month. On this website, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuZA) of the Netherlands publishes its travel advisory. The advisory informs people about safety in...

Charoensawas Bridge 36

Charoensawas Bridge 36 The Charoensawas Bridge 36 is a bridge across the Padung Krung Kasem canal that runs parallel to the railway close to Hualampong Railwaystation. The bridge gives access to the Matrichit intersection...