Saturday , 25 May 2019

Tag Archives: explore thailand

Meeting Mark from Korat

Today is Loi Krathong and we head into Bangkok to meet up with one of our channel patrons Mark. We had a great chat and a great lunch and it was good to see him in person rather than over webcam. You may notice over the last few videos that I am plugging the Meetup idea with our channel viewers. …

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    What’s coming up in Bangkok

    So now that the official mourning period is over. Thailand will start getting back to normal…… well….. normal for Thailand anyway. Anyway, just a video with a few thoughts of the top of my head. Some thoughts about the channel and what’s coming up in our weekly video series. It can be a bit of a challenge to create videos …

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      Our celebration for Loi Krathong at Wat Rai Khing

      Last night was the annual celebration of Loi Krathong in Thailand. Loi Krathong takes place on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar; hence, the exact date of the festival changes every year. In the Western calendar, this usually falls in the month of November. Last year, the celebrations were rather …

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        Paying our respect for the King

        Well, it’s October 26th and today we make our way to Putthamonthon for the flower laying ceremony to pay our respect for the King. The collective method in the Thai culture is to lay sandalwood flowers at the altar, but given that there will be over 20 million people wishing to do this, hundreds of altars have been set up …

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