Songkran Pattaya 2017  Thailand’s New Year celebration is quickly approaching. The celebration has changed slightly throughout the years however. Traditional Songkran was celebrated by family members who would sprinkle a little bit of water on their elder family members for good fortune and luck. Today in many cities, Songkran has gone from the little sprinkling…

Why is Thailand Such a Popular Destination? Thailand is becoming increasingly popular with tourists coming from all around the world, in fact,tourist numbers have increased from all four corners of the globe with the only region recording a  fall in visitors being from those coming from Oceania. This say a lot about Thailand and that…
When does high season starts in Thailand? Like many countries that benefit from tourism, Thailand has a very distinctive high season. Traditionally this is the period between November and February – a time that is often referred to as the ‘cool season’ where temperatures in most central and southern areas of the country are in…
Low Season: Predicting The Weather Low season is approaching fast. In Thailand it lasts from May till September. What will the weather be like in different regions of the country in the next five months? The Eastern Seaboard: Pattaya The record high in Pattaya normally observed in April (32,9oC); but as far as the year…
Here Comes The New Year Again From Mae Sai to Yala and from Mae Sot to Mukdahan April splashes water all over the country. The Thai New Year, aka Songkran, or the Festival of Water, completes the cycle of the New Year celebrations in Thailand. To appreciate the uniqueness and flavour of Songkran to the…
Thai Public Holidays 2017 1st January - New Year's Day 2nd January - Bridge Public Holiday 19th February - Chinese Lunar New Year's Day 20th February - Second day of Chinese Lunar New Year 21st February - Third day of Chinese Lunar New Year 4th March - Makha Bucha (marks the four auspicious occasions, which happened nine…