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Happy Thai New Years! Songkran Festival

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Feeling extra warm? Well, it IS summer in Thailand! And as a kick off to summer, we’re celebrating Songkran. Our Thai New Year’s festival is celebrated from the 13th – 15th of April every year.

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Shopt ‘Til You Drop: Wholesale Shopping in Thailand

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If you’re a shopper who enjoys seeking the best deals, then nothing beats wholesale shopping in Bangkok. What is wholesale shopping exactly? Well, its where you can buy items individually at full price, or buy multiple items at discounted rates. Not only is it great to go with your friends to get deals together, but these market places will happily let you haggle the price!

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Taste of Thailand: Thai Fruits

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If you’re visiting from South East Asia, these introductions may be unnecessary… however, if you’re visiting from Europe, North America, or anywhere else- Welcome to the wonderful world of exotic fruits!

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Thai You Up: Thailand Cultural Centre

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Curious about the history and rich heritage of our kingdom? Take a short visit to Thailand’s Cultural Center and its surrounding areas for a bit of learning fun!

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Day Trip Idea: Ayutthaya

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Its a well known fact the capital of Thailand is Bangkok – locally known as “Krung Thep Maha Nahkorn” or shortly as “Krung Thep” (meaning city of angels). However, that wasn’t always the case. In 1767 post-war with Myanmar, the capital moved from Ayutthaya to Thonburi, and then to what is now Bangkok in 1782.

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Mystery Solved! : Secret Bars in Bangkok

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We’re never short of a good drink here in Bangkok. After all, what better way to cool off than a nice chilled glass of hand crafted beverage? Sure, we all know that you can get the Thai beers (Singha, Chang, Leo, etc.) anywhere – but if you’re feeling a bit classier and experimental, why not hit up one of these so called “secret” bars.

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Let’s Visit: Thai Temples

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Welcome to Thailand! One of the world’s most densely Buddhist country. More than 93% of Thai people are Buddhists. It’s a common sight on the streets of Bangkok to see ochre yellow robed monks walking around everywhere – even on public transportation. Like other heavily populated cities, Bangkok is known for its vast amount of beautiful and unique temples.

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A Sight to See: Something Peculiar Happens at 8am and 6pm

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Everyday without fail, at 8am and 6pm something rather peculiar happens in Bangkok. To a new-in-town guest, this might seem extreme – but for Thais who have grown up here, its second nature to act the way we do when we hear this certain song. The Thai Anthem!

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Taste of Thailand: Noodles!

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Thailand may be known for its consumption and production of rice, but another main staple of our diet is noodles (Kuay Tiao)! There’s an overwhelming variety of these dishes in Thailand. Today, we’ll focus on the top 3 must try soup noodles, as well as how you can customize them to your taste!

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Cultural Fun Facts: Its Chinese New Year…in Thailand!

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Have you noticed the sudden burst of red colors in shopping malls, local attractions, and even in people’s clothing? Taking a break from mourning attire, many Thais wore red this past weekend to celebrate Chinese New Year.

People of full or partial Chinese ancestry are known as “Thai-Chinese” or “Thai-Jeen”. Believe it or not, more than 15% of the population are made up of Thai-Chinese citizens! Some family celebrate 3 new years! Thai, Chinese, and the Global New Years. It is without doubt one of the brightest, and most delicious celebration you can join in.

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Happy Thai New Years! Songkran Festival
Shopt ‘Til You Drop: Wholesale Shopping in Thailand
Taste of Thailand: Thai Fruits
Thai You Up: Thailand Cultural Centre
Day Trip Idea: Ayutthaya
Mystery Solved! : Secret Bars in Bangkok
Let’s Visit: Thai Temples
A Sight to See: Something Peculiar Happens at 8am and 6pm
Taste of Thailand: Noodles!
Cultural Fun Facts: Its Chinese New Year…in Thailand!