Posts about Buddhism in Bangkok, Thailand and SE Asia

Phraeng Phutton in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

What to see and do (and eat!) in and around Phraeng Phutton

Set in Bangkok’s old town, and a short stroll from infamous attractions and destinations like […]

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

Songkran 2018: celebrating the Thai New Year in Bangkok

The Thai New Year festival of Songkran is without a doubt Thailand’s most famous, and […]

Makha Bucha day commemorates Buddha teaching his followers.

What is Makha Bucha Day?

There are several Buddhist days that are of importance in the Thai year. Makha Bucha […]

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 […]

Talay Bua Daeng Red Lotus Sea in Udon Thani, Thailand - photo by Susornpol Joe Watanachote

Where to go in northeastern Thailand (Isaan)

Relatively few tourists venture to northeastern Thailand, the region known as Isaan that is the […]

A spirit house in Chiang Mai, Thailand - photo by VasenkaPhotography

Customs and habits that baffle first-time visitors to Thailand

Just like any country in the world, Thailand’s culture comes with its own set of […]

The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Greg Knapp

What to know about the Grand Palace in Bangkok

It’s probably the most well-known attraction in Bangkok, and it’s top of the bucket list […]

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 […]