8 Thai habits and features

Thai Habits

The traffic on the streets of Thailand’s provincial towns seems chaotic because Thais don’t respect rules of the road. However, the lifestyle of Thais is strictly regulated by many traditions, habits, and beliefs. The locals salute each other with different gestures of the «wai». It consists of a slight bow, with the palms pressed together […]

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Today in Thailand is being celebrated a new year: a plenty of water, a few alcohol

New Year Festival, Thailand

Today in Thailand is being celebrated a new year: a plenty of water, a few alcohol. The Thai New Year’s Day (Songkran festival )is 13 April every year, but the holiday period includes 14–15 April as well. The word «Songkran» comes from the Sanskrit (literally «astrological passage»), meaning transformation or change. Traditionally, the holiday is […]

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