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July 14, 2016

Kill or Cure

Where once the west scoffed at these ancient practices, many people in Thailand still look to some of these centuries old remedies to cure all manner of ailments, listed here are the most common that can be found in and around Asia, including Thailand and those that could be “Coming Soon to a[…]

July 12, 2016

Yala Product & Cultural Revival Festival

Yala Product and Cultural Revival Festival (งานเทศกาลฟื้นฟูประเพณีและของดีเมืองยะลา), a vibrant mix of 4 cultures, that have been blended over centuries and is showcased in this musical extravaganza     When: The festival is held annually on the first weekend of August Where: On the grounds of the Yala Municipal Office. Yala[…]

July 9, 2016

Caving in Thailand

Caving (also traditionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is not for everyone especially if you are afraid of tight spaces, heights, darkness, creepy crawlies and the occasional bat. It is without doubt an exhilarating pastime for adventurers of all ages and done[…]

July 9, 2016

Khao Ho or Ang Mi Thong Festival

This unique Karen festival is to help return wandering lost souls and to show more of the rich culture of these ancient people   When: held on the full moon day of the ninth lunar month (17th Sept 2016) Where: Ratchaburi or Rat Buri Western Thailand. Khao Ho or Ang Mi Thong Festival (ประเพณีกินข้าวห่อ หรือ อั๊งหมี่ทอง), is[…]

July 1, 2016

The festival of Tiggkrahad

The festival of Tiggkrahad also known as Thing Krachat (งานเทศกาลทิ้งกระจาด)     When: The merit-making festival is held annually around August–September:  20-24 August, 2016 Where: Around the Dragon Descendants Museum Suphanburi Central Thailand Suphanburi has a long and glorious history with the Chinese people this can be seen in the cities arguably two[…]

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