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It’s Songkran Time Again

The Thai New Solar Year starts today 13th April. The temperatures are rising, and today it’s time for the Songkran Festival of Water to start. Thailand‘s most celebrated festival is the Songkran Festival. It starts April 13 and lasts between … Continue reading

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It’s Songkran Time Again

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Songkran Time

It’s now very hot and today the Songkran festival starts… The temperatures are rising, and today it’s time for the Songkran Festival of Water to start. Thailand‘s most celebrated festival is the Songkran Festival. It starts April 13 and lasts … Continue reading

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Thai Religious Culture

Buddhism is practiced by almost 95% of Thailand’s population. Buddhism in Thailand is mainly of the Theravada school. The religion has become combined with folk beliefs as well as Chinese religions. Buddhist temples in Thailand are characterised by tall golden … Continue reading

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Thai Spirit Worship

In the 3 years that I have now lived in Thailand, I have learned a lot about Thai Spirit Houses, and worship, in fact we have a Thai Spirit House in our garden. Spirit Worship is as old as time, … Continue reading

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Tiger Temple

North West of Bangkok, why not visit Tiger Temple, where fully grown Tigers run free in the temple grounds. The Tigers are bred and cared for by Buddhist monks, who walk with them around the temple. You can get right … Continue reading

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