Category: Festivals

Greeting, fellow travelers! This is my second part of Loy Krathong contents which I would like to talk about how Loy Krathong is celebrated differently in each region. These four are major happenings. Please note that different provinces have different ways to celebrate Loy Krathong. They aren’t necessarily the same. Let’s see what are the 4 major differences… Read more »

Greeting, fellow travelers! November is here, which means Loy Krathong Festival (เทศกาลลอยกระทง) is coming soon. This  month, we will contribute a couple series about this festival of light; what it is, how it is different in different regions of Thailand, and types of Krathong (flower basket). So, here comes the first one. let’s take a… Read more »

Spooky-doo, fellow travelers! As we are all know, Halloween is right around the corner. Though Thais start to celebrate this Trick or Treat happening, unfortunately, Thais people doesn’t really have a Thai tradition to celebrate this day like westerners. Today, I would like to introduce you the 7 traditional ghosts known by every Thai. Let’s get… Read more »

Hello, fellow travelers! Planning to come to Thailand this October? Get ready to be a part of Thai-Chinese Vegan Festival aka ‘Tesagan Gin Je‘, watch many parades and unusual performances, and enjoy eating lots of vegan foods. You can read more about this celebration, please click this link. Today, I would like to share you… Read more »

The season of long boat races is finally here. Long boat-racing has always been one of Thailand’s signature sport festivals, held annually during Thai Buddhist Lent period which is around September and October since the river’s tide is highest. The purpose is to display the bond between local Thais and the river and to show… Read more »

อาสาฬหบูชา : Asalha Puja Thailand important Buddhist festival, it’s the Buddha’s first sermon in which he set out to his five former associates the doctrine that had come to him following his enlightenment. What to know: – Take Place in July on the full moon of the eighth lunar month. – Also called Dharma Day… Read more »

Songkran 101  

 A bottom of dollar if you don’t know Songkran aka ‘Water Festival’ as a traveler who made a trip to Thailand.  It’s a festival where Locals, expatriates or travelers prepare for an ultimate fight with Thai hot and humid weather by Splashingwater. If I may, as a Local Expert to offer you some more tricks… Read more »