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A Cultural Trip Through Thailand (Part One – Bangkok) Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

A 2-week cultural trip through Thailand begins in the capital – Bangkok. Spend three full days exploring the city’s glittering temples, impressive museums, art & culture center, and mega-malls. Check out Part One of this video series bringing you tons of Thai culture in Bangkok:

The Royal Ploughing Ceremony Posted by on May 9, 2016

Today is a national holiday in Thailand – the Royal Ploughing Ceremony. The official name for the ceremony is quite long: พระราชพิธีจรดพระนังคัลแรกนาขวัญ prá râat-chá-pí-tee jà-ròt-prá-nang-kan râek naa kwăn It literally means “the royal ploughing ceremony marking the auspicious beginning of the rice growing season.” Since that’s such a mouth-full, most people just refer to it…

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3 Days in Bangkok Video (3 of 3) Posted by on Nov 23, 2015

Start your third and final day in Bangkok off by visiting the country’s most sacred temple – Wat Phra Kaew. Explore Chinatown and Little India a bit before chilling out on the lawn at Sanam Luang. Munch on what might be the best pad Thai in the world and then party it up on Khaosan…

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3 Days in Bangkok (Part Three) Posted by on Nov 18, 2015

It’s been an epic couple of days in Bangkok so far, but we’ve got one more to go. Hopefully you’re not too tired from temple hopping on day one or perusing the weekend market on day two, because the last day is a good one. You’ve already seen a few of the city’s most famous…

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Bangkok Culture (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 5, 2015

In Part Two of our journey through Bangkok’s culture, check out the BACC – a hub of art, music, film, design, and more. Then, head to Sanam Luang around sunset to chill on the lawn and fly a kite. Finally, take in the epic Siam Niramit performance.