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

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 […]

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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. […]

Tha Kha floating market in Samut Songkhram (Mae Klong) near Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Richard Barrow

Tha Kha floating market – perhaps Thailand’s most authentic

Of the many floating markets for visitors to Thailand to choose from, Tha Kha is […]

Don Wai floating market in Nakhon Pathom near Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Hdamm via Wikimedia Commons

Don Wai floating market: a foodie paradise that’s open daily

Bangkok and the surrounding provinces offer plenty of choice when it comes to floating markets […]

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 […]

Damnoen Saduak floating market in Ratchaburi, near Bangkok, Thailand - photo by xiquinhosilva

Damnoen Saduak floating market: the one in all the photos

If you’ve heard of one floating market in the vicinity of Bangkok, it’s likely Damnoen […]