Posts about Thai Culture in Bangkok, Thailand and SE Asia

Pak Khlong Talat - photo by Chris Wotton

Pak Khlong Talat: Bangkok’s iconic 24-hour flower market

Ask a visitor to Bangkok which markets they have visited and, aside from the most […]

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

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

There are three consecutive public holidays over the Songkran festival, which in 2017 fall on […]

Thai snacks - photo by Davidlohr Bueso

Our favourite Thai snacks

Thais are well known for constantly grazing throughout the day, rather than settling for three […]

Chinese New Year in Yaowarat, Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Aleksandr Zykof

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Bangkok

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and, with a huge community of Chinese […]

Somtum papaya salad stall in Bangkok - photo by Chris Wotton

The origins and future of street food in Thailand

Thailand’s street food scene is well renowned, and Bangkok is widely regarded as among the […]

Kopi coffee in Phuket town, Thailand - photo by Rob Taylor

What to eat in Phuket

In spite, or perhaps because, of Phuket’s position as one of Thailand’s most popular tourist […]

New Year's Eve fireworks on the Chao Phraya river - photo by Prachanart Viriyaraks

Expique’s Guide to the New Year in Bangkok (Updated for 2015/16)

Update for 2016 coming soon. This year celebrations will be toned down a little as […]

Christmas tree at Central World - photo by Kazuhiro Nakamura

Expique’s Guide to Christmas in Bangkok (Updated for 2016)

Many people wonder to what extent Christmas and New Years Eve are celebrate in Thailand. […]

Trooping of the Colour in Bangkok - photo by That Hartford Guy

December 5: Father’s Day and the King’s Birthday in Thailand

One of the most socially important public holidays on the Thai calendar is 05 December, […]