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CHOOSE THAILAND FOR YOUR EASTER HOLIDAY

A friendly welcome, wonderful food, lots of fun, fascinating history and culture, luxury and indulgence, Thailand entices visitors with a smile as warm as the sun shining on its shores. The months of March and April are an excellent time for some tropical fun in the sun with great weather,...

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020

There are millions of Thai people with Chinese ancestry, which is why every February all over the country the Chinese New Year is celebrated with loud firecrackers, colourful street parades, food stalls and local entertainment. The date of the festival changes every year depending upon the lunar calendar, in 2020...

Russian Christmas and New Year

The world embraces a wide range of cultures, each one celebrating the festive holidays of Christmas and New Year in their traditional ways. In Russia, they use the Julian calendar for religious celebration days, as recognised by the Russian Orthodox Church, which means that Christmas is celebrated on the 7th...

Celebrate Life with Champagne

Once again, the year is drawing to a close and 2020 is fast approaching, New Year is a time to celebrate, have some fun, hang out with friends and family and open a bottle of bubbly! Associated with luxury, love and happiness, whatever the special occasion, a new year, a...

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS – LOY KRATHONG

By far our favourite festival in Phuket is Loy Krathong, a peaceful, significant festival of lights, held in November during the full moon in the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar. It’s a beautiful sight to see as colourful flowery creations float away under the gaze of the moon...

5 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN HOLIDAYING IN THAILAND

If it’s your first time in Thailand it can feel as if you’ve been dropped into this land of sun, seas and tropical gorgeousness, where the people are easy-going and friendly and nothing can go wrong.While there may be fewer rules compared to the west it can be too easy...

BEAUTIFUL BUDDHIST TEMPLES IN PHUKET

Phuket is most famous for its remarkable beaches and landscape, vibrant nightlife and cuisine, but this tropical island has a lot more to discover, with a rich, historical and cultural heritage. There are dozens of Buddhist temples in Phuket, the oldest dating back over 500 years. These temples, ‘Wats’ in...

PHUKET’S SPIRITUAL VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL

When most people think about Phuket it’s the gorgeous beaches, sparkling blue waters, fabulous landscape and spectacular diving sites that spring to mind, but dig a bit deeper and you'll discover surprising cultural riches that most visitors never get to see.One of Thailand’s biggest Taoist celebrations is the Nine Emperor...