It occurs throughout Thailand, but the most popular battles are those of Chiang Mai. We explain what Songkran is and we offer some fun photos.
Lanterns floating in the sky at night and small handmade boats with candles sailing in the river stream. A unique Buddhist and animist celebration.
You will see them in the Grand Palace and other sacred places. Here, we explain their origin and meaning, to make your visit more interesting and perhaps warn you about them.
On your trip you will see small shrines called little houses of spirits, colorful ties in the trees, altars with symbols. It’s the world of spirits and the animistic beliefs of many Thais. We try to explain the central belief of animism.
Buddhism will be very present on your trip to Thailand, so knowing a little about its principles will make what you see and hear more interesting.
It might seem weird to you, but the truth is that this division has an enormous significance in Thai society and culture. A difference that explains many things.
This is an interesting question when you travel through Thailand and visit Buddhist temples, here we venture to give our opinion. What do you think?
Between the land and the sea, this is a unique ecosystem and Thailand offers a great opportunity to visit it. Perhaps the traveller can make a small change to enjoy a more exciting experience.
Here we explain the meaning of the Buddha’s gestures that you will see in the temples of Thailand.
Buddha alone? The answer is no, it is usual for him to appear accompanied by mythological deities and beings. We explain why and who they are.