Songkran Bangkok 2015

Songkran Bangkok 2015

The main Songkran festivities and celebrations will take place in Bangkok from the 13-15 April What is Songkran? Songkran is the celebration of the Thai New year. Traditionally in the past water was thrown over your friends and neighbours as a sign of respect  but now the modern day Songkran has taken on a whole new dimension and the water throwing is now the dominant new year activity and past time for locals and visitors alike. Songkran always falls on the same dates in the month of April and April…

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Loy Krathong Festival : Coming soon!

Loy Krathong Festival : Coming soon!

One of the many festivities throughout the year in Thailand, Loy Krathong, usually falls in November, but to be precise on the full moon of the 12th Lunar calendar month.  In 2014 it will be on the 7th of November .  It doesn’t have the manic party insanity of Songkran, but none the less the celebration of Loy Krathong will see Thai people in droves out at their local waterway, lake or pond. What’s it about? It is a traditional ceremony with the releasing of water craft said to symbolise…

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Top 10 Bangkok Childrens Attractions

Top 10 Bangkok Childrens Attractions

Need a break from the temples or shopping, need to keep the little ones entertained? then Bangkok has a load of attractions to keep the children happy and interested: 1.Safari world A favourite with kids, the attractions at Safari World include a jungle walk and cruise , safari terrace, marine park and spy war zone as well as orangutan boxing , dolphin , bird and sea lion shows. Address: 99 Panyaintra road, Minburi, Bangkok Tel: 02-518-1000 Open: 9am-4.30 pm daily Safari World Website   2.Children’s discovery Museum A veritable heaven…

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Bangkok Food Expedition

Bangkok Food Expedition

We have now added our first Thai cooking school to our Bangkok website for those who want to try their hand at Thai cooking while in Bangkok. But this programme is more than just your standard Thai cooking school. You will tour a real suburban Bangkok fresh food market before boarding a long tail boat for a trip a long some of Bangkok’s canals and backwaters, the boat will transport you to the homely cooking school situted on the banks of the canal and also make a stop off a…

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