Bangkok and its culture, history, people and things to do

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 […]

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 […]

Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Jithesh

How to fill a daytime transit in Bangkok

Long stopovers can be the bane of travellers – hours spent in unknown airports can […]

Bangkok skyline by night - photo by Nik Cyclist

What to do in the wee hours in Bangkok

Bangkok might be known as a capital that never sleeps – where a million and […]

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 […]

Pad krapao

The ultimate guide to Bangkok’s best street food

Thailand’s street food is world-renowned, and anyone who has visited the capital will tell you […]

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. […]