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Are you fortunate enough to be visiting Thailand during Songkran? Be sure to make the most of it as this is one of the most colourful and festive times of the year. To mark the occasion, there are an array of events to enjoy, from traditional merit making ceremonies and beauty pageants, to parades brimming with life and entertainment.
The highlight of this festival though has to be the fun-filled water fights - where thousands of residents and tourists take to the streets to drench each other in water, whether for cleansing and good luck, or just to enjoy a good time! And whilst this may seem a little off from your run-of-the-mill holiday, the Thai Lunar New Year celebrations is an experience you will not soon forget. To ensure you are well prepared, we bring you our top 8 Songkran survival tips:
So there you have it, everything you could possibly need for the Songkran festivities. Get prepared and most importantly, have fun and enjoy yourself!Sawasdee Pee Mai!
The French have Escargot, a dish of cooked land snails usually served as an appetizer, while Thai’s have Hoi Wan – commonly known as Sea Snails.
This delicious delicacy is served at street side seafood restaurants all around Thailand. It can be enjoyed grilled with spicy green seafood sauce or in a number of creative ways.
These succulent little morsels are sweet, tasty, and not too expensive at just 180 THB per kilo. Next time you’re having seafood in Thailand be sure to give them a try- don’t be scared they’re delectable!
What are some of your favourite Thai curious cuisines?
Thailand is an exciting country that pulsates with life. Some embrace this, while others are intimated.
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