French naturist Armand Jamier was on Saturday 19 November 2016 elected as new President of the International Naturist Federation, replacing Sieglinde Ivo, who has served as the INF President for a number of years. The outcome was emotional for some, one delegate even broke into tears when the result of the secret balllot was announced. […]
Naturist Association Thailand was busy throughout the second day of the INF congress in New Zealand to decode the power struggle between the different member countries. One battlefront was simple to decode – it was about if the countries, who contribute most money to the INF, should also have more voting power than the countries […]
The first day of the INF Congress in Wellington revealed an organisation struggling with coping with change. Never before have there been this amount of proposals for changes to bylaws presented for discussion and voting as well as proposals of a more general nature. The first day passed or rejected five motions for changes of […]
Naturist Association Thailand is attending the International Naturist Federation Congress in Wellington, New Zealand. It is cold. Only few people are naked. We will report more details as the event unfolds.
Mr. Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai – an investigative news reporter with Bangkok Post – interviewed on Monday 7 November 2016 a handful of naturists in Thailand together with Naturist Association Thailand’s founders Gregers Moller and Disraporn Yatprom. This Sunday, 13 November 2016, his in-depth feature appeared in Spectrum under the headline “Answering naturism’s call” Read it here: Answering naturism’s […]
Media attention on 21 September to the Naked Jungle Run, a physical activity which Naturist Association Thailand had planned for its members, got a mixed reaction in social media. Most laughed it off. But it demonstrated the needs to explain once again what Thai naturism is about.
Media attention on 21 September to the Naked Jungle Run, a physical activity which Naturist Association Thailand had planned for its members, got a mixed reaction in social media. Most laughed it off. But it demonstrated the need to explain once again what Thai naturism is about. Naturism, or nudism, is a cultural movement among […]
Wake up! The first ever Naked Jungle Run on Sunday 23 October 2016 is only a few weeks away. Already now, over 30 members have signed up for the event which can be either a 2.5 k nature walk or a 5 k jungle run. For the most sporty members, it is even possible to run […]
South Chima Morning Post: Thailand is fast turning into a naturist destination thanks to four exclusive resorts, and soon a campsite, opened by Danish couple. Elsewhere, some resorts include a section for nudists By Elaine Yau Thailand, though, is fast becoming a popular destination for naturists, thanks to a Danish couple who have set up […]
… “By the way, could you do a small briefing on the status of naturism in Singapore?“ Came the email from Gregers, after we had made arrangements for my lodging the night before NATCON 2016. “What, with Powerpoint slides and everything?” I was still in work mode, you understand. “No. Just your voice.” I agreed, […]
Nature…Natural…Naturism: Those words are from the same family. But when I had my first experience about naturism, I did not know what that word actually meant at that time. I still was a teenager then, and it happened at a naturist camping site where the parents of my friend were spending occasionally their time. Strangely, […]
An image of a nude naturist is not pornography. Why? Because the pornographic image is produced with the purpose of creating a sexual arousal in the viewer. In contrast, the naturist is simply a person without clothes. The purpose of the image is the difference. The purpose with the nudity of the naturist was not […]
I was born in a middle income family and my parents are ordinary public servants. With naughtiness of my childhood, I inadvertently found naked pictures. There were a man and a woman naked on a street and a beach. I curiously asked my mother: Me: Why do they naked like that? Mom: It is normal […]
Naturism is a liberation movement. Every naturist is a freedom fighter. First we liberate ourselves. Then we help liberate others. Together, we fight the invisible army of marketing executives who spend billions every year on poisoning our minds. They pump us with images and tell us to feel bad if we don’t look like their […]
Naturism in Thailand started in fact in 1931, 85 years ago. Of course many Thai that lived in the country side and forests at that time were practicing naturism and didn’t know it. Khun Salin Foothai came back from a trip to Europe and started Thailand’s first naturism organization; unfortunately it was not as successful […]
BR Resort, which has already been going through some fundamental improvements, will not open as a naturist resort as planned, according to the manager in charge of the project. The land title documents for the area does not permit for operating a resort and the owners therefore plan to make only private use of the […]
Naturist Association Thailand’s launched on 14 July 2016 “Bare@ll” – a new magazine for its naturist members. The content of Bare@ll is written in Thai and English and edited by Disraporn Yatprom. The first issue is a 48-pages, full colour magazine. The printed edition is reserved Premium Members, while the online version is for Ordinary Members and supporters of the association.
Plans to meet up for a Naked Jungle Run has been cancelled. Concerns have been raised that the run could be seen as offensive which we have always gone to a great length to avoid. The run has therefore been taken off the event calendar with immediate effect and any member who had already signed […]
A limited number of NAT-CAP’s were produced as winners gifts for this year’s NATCON. You can buy them here as long as the stock lasts. The NAT-CAP is a basic, black baseball cap with the NAT logo embroidered in orange silk. Great talking point when introducing to your friends, that you are a naturist. Price […]
NATCON 2016 – the International Naturist Conference held every year in Thailand – attracted this year 44 naturists from Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Hongkong, New Zealand, Holland, Denmark, USA and in particular India. The format for this year’s NATCON was a lively three days – two nights rafting trip from 10 to 12 June 2016 on one […]