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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Maeklong Railway Market

Maeklong Railway Market, Thailand

In Thailand, on the Maeklong market, one of the largest vegetables and seafood markets, you can find a … railway! Thais call this place «Rom Talad Hoop» — a market of folded umbrellas. For 109 years, seven times a day, sellers have had to add tents to protect them from the sun, and to put away baskets […]

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A brutal ordaining

Brutal Ordination Parade, Ban Non Salao, Thailand

In Thailand, in the Ban Noen Salao village of Chaiyaphum province, the annual Buddhist ordination ceremony took place on 2th May. This unique parade has been attracting a large number of residents as well as foreign tourists for a long time. Thai rituals are profoundly different from such ceremonies in the rest of the world. […]

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BMA bans all street food across Bangkok this year

Street Food, Bangkok, Thailand

In the capital internationally recognized for its street food, the authorities decided to abandon the street stalls for the sake of cleanliness and security, informs «The Nation», with the reference to the administration of the Thai capital. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) have ordered all street sidewalk vendors to get off by the end of […]

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5 ways to feel like Thai

Thai People

To learn the profession of the mahout, to read the basics Buddhist teachings, to cook Tom Yam and other skills acquired in the Kingdom of Siam. MASTER CLASS OF MAHOUT The elephants are very adorable in Thailand. To start the communication you should go to the Baan Chang Elephant Park near Chiang Mai where you […]

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The capital of street food in 2017

Street Food, Bangkok, Thailand

The CNN  channel has produced an annual city rank with the best street food. The list includes 23 mega-cities. This report was published at the end of the last week by Thailand news portal. The capital of Thailand, Bangkok, was the first, as in previous years. At the top are also found Tokyo, Honolulu (Hawaii), Durban, South Africa, […]

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The most beautiful places of Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

One of the most popular destinations of trips around South East Asia is a country with a great history, rich culture and breathtaking landscapes. Thailand attracts travelers from the whole world. For some visitors Thailand is the land of ancient temples, monasteries with gilded roofs and luxurious palaces. For other tourists this country is the […]

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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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