Songkrang Festival

Songkran Festival

The traditional rites of Songkran involve dousing people in water as a symbol of cleansing and purification at the start of the Thai New Year. Songkran is celebrated nationwide around Thailand with great gusto, and just as enthusiastically in the capital city, Bangkok. The fun-filled...  see full details

Marathon Runners

Bangkok Marathon

The Bangkok Marathon is one of the toughest races in the world due to the heat and humidity the runners have to endure. No record times here unfortunately, but it still attracts plenty of serious runners. The race is divided into four categories:...  see full details


Silom Soi 4 Halloween

There's nothing Thais love more than a good festival, and there's no better way to celebrate Halloween than with a street party in Bangkok's trendy pedestrianised bar strip, Silom Soi 4. Many of the bars, clubs and restaurants along this strip combine themed decorations...  see full details

Loy Kratong

Loy Krathong

Celebrated in Chiang Mai, Loy Kratong occurs on the full moon night nearest November. Beautifully lit with candle, decorated banana leaf boats float along the waterways while hot air balloons made from colourful bags float off into the evening sky. ...  see full details