Thai Festivals and how they are celebrate in Bangkok and across Thailand

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, […]

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 […]

Vegetarian Festival Bangkok Chinatown

The Vegetarian Festival (Tesagan Gin Je) in Bangkok

Eating vegetarian is becoming more and more popular each year as people are focus on […]

Portraits of Queen Sirikit of Thailand - photo by Nick Hubbard

August 12: Mother’s Day and the Queen’s Birthday in Thailand

Just as the Thai king’s birthday is celebrated as father’s day on 05 December since […]

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. […]

Royal Ploughing Ceremony - photo via Wikimedia

Royal Ploughing Ceremony in Thailand

Mid-May sees an additional public holiday in Bangkok, though it is one that is only […]

Labour Day, or May Day, celebrates farmers and other workers in Thailand - photo by Prachanart Viriyaraks

Labour Day in Bangkok – May 1

Known variously around the world as May Day or Labour Day, 01 May is celebrated […]