Category: Festivals

Wondering what Thailand in August is like? In this guide, you’ll find out just what to expect and the best places to visit during this month. So, let’s get to it! Weather The northern and northeastern parts of Thailand see the most rain in August. You can also expect downpours in Bangkok too, though the… Read more »

The intermittent tropical cloudbursts mark the official start of the “green season” in Thailand. Although the rainfall usually arrives in May, it is Thailand in June that we can see more greenery in the countryside. It’s a shame that the term “rainy season” drives away many visitors since June is an ideal month to explore… Read more »

Travelers of Thailand, mark your calendars! An event that many of us had been anticipating for a long of time is coming. The Royal Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun or King Rama X will take place in Bangkok from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May 2019. What will be special? There will… Read more »

Gong Xi Fa Cai! We wish you a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year). To make a fresh start with good fortune, Thai-Chinese locals adhere to some Chinese New Year superstitions and taboos. Here’s a list of things not to do on Chinese New Year. 11 Things NOT to Do on… Read more »

The month of April is regarded as both literally and figuratively the hottest for Thais. Aside from the sweltering summer heat, this is the month when the famous “Songkran Festival” takes place from the 13th-15th of April during the Thai New Year. In fact, mass celebration takes over the whole week, as the whole country… Read more »

We hope you love the story through a foreigner’s perspective. Don’t forget to discover the traditional side of Songkran with our timeless guide by locals, Songkran Festival: The Ultimate Guide to Thai New Year and Thai Water Festival. Let’s say that you can’t stay dry! The probability is that you’ll be wet for 3 days in… Read more »

The most important festival for Thai-Chinese communities, Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year in Thailand also draws a huge crowd of foreign visitors. With its festive atmosphere, tasty food, vibrant cultural performances and the happiness of Thai-Chinese families, Lunar New Year in Thailand is on of the best ways to experience the local Chinese… Read more »

Celebrating Songkran in Bangkok is one of the best things to do in Thailand, but there’s more to it than just wild water fights. Don’t forget to discover the traditional side of Songkran with our timeless guide by locals, Songkran Festival: The Ultimate Guide to Thai New Year and Thai Water Festival. The Thai New Year or… Read more »

For only about two months a year, the passage to heaven is open to the public. Khao Khitchakut National Park is located in Chanthaburi, a laid-back eastern seaside city that’s almost the polar opposite of Pattaya. While many destinations in Chanthaburi are already considered hidden gems among foreign travelers, Khao Khitchakut National Park is even… Read more »