Posts about Buddhism in Bangkok, Thailand and SE Asia

Songkran new year water festival in Thailand - photo by John Shedrick

Songkran 2017: What to expect and how to celebrate in Bangkok

Thailand’s most famous celebration, the new year Songkran festival, is upon us. If you’re in […]

Krathing - photo by Chris Wotton

Loy Krathong – Thailand’s most picturesque and romantic festival

As Thai festivals go, Loy Krathong is probably the second most well-known and popular after […]

Thai temple - photo by Diriye Amey

Asanha Bucha and Khao Phansa in Thailand

Asanha Bucha Day is a significant Buddhist event and public holiday on the Thai calendar. […]

Amphawa floating market, Samut Songkhram (Mae Klong), Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Food, fireflies and a local vibe at Amphawa floating market

Floating markets are often a rightly a prominent fixture on the itineraries of visitors to […]

A Thai ladyboy show in Bangkok - photo by Arun Katiyar

Why is Bangkok such a gay-friendly city?

Bangkok has a global reputation of one of the world’s most gay-friendly cities, alongside spots […]

Expique's best blog posts of 2015

Our favourite blog posts of 2015

Expique has brought you regular blog posts throughout 2015, with regular updates on all that’s […]

The Rattanakosin Story, Bangkok - photo by Expique

What to see in Bangkok’s old town of Rattanakosin Island

Bangkok’s old town of Rattanakosin Island, so called because it was surrounded by a number […]

Wat Arun - photo by Mark Fischer

What to do on your first visit to Bangkok

While we get plenty of return visitors and Bangkok old-hands on our tours, we also […]

Chinese New Year in Yaowarat, Bangkok - photo by Aleksandr Zykov

A Guide to Thai Holidays and Festivals in Bangkok

The Thai calendar is packed with festivals, public holidays and other celebrations – aside from […]