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

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 […]

Christmas tree at Central World - photo by Kazuhiro Nakamura

Expique’s Guide to Christmas in Bangkok

Christmas is fast approaching and in this article you will find some ideas of how […]

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 2017/18)

More updates for 2017/18 coming soon.  While Thailand’s most well known festival is the Thai […]

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

05 December: King Bhumibol’s Birthday and Father’s Day

Of the many public holidays on Thailand’s calendar, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Birthday on 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 […]

Statue of King Chulalongkorn and King Rama VI at Chulalongkorn University (Photo by Paul Trafford)

Chulalongkorn Day (October 23): A Brief History of the Thai Public Holiday

Updated for Chulalongkorn Day 2017 This year Chulalongkorn Day (23 October 2017) falls in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]