Phuket Vegetarian Festival

A Vegetarian Festival? Phuket has many fun and exciting festivals, but one of the festivals, the Vegetarian Festival, is perhaps oddly named, as it is quite a macabre spectacle – of people piercing their bodies, walking on fire and putting … Read More

Loy Krathong Festival

Thailand’s ‘Festival of Lights’ Thailand can be magically wondrous place, and during November you can see loy krathong (Thailand’s festival of lights). This is a time of year where the waterways around Thailand become alive with candlelight. If you are … Read More

Songkran, the Thai water festival

If you come to Thailand between the periods of the 13-15 April you will witness one of the most spectacular coming together of people anywhere on the planet. This is the time of the Thai celebration for the New Year … Read More