Songkran Festival – Celebrations in Thailand

Songkran is an annual festival in Thailand that takes place between the 13th to the 15th of April (but please note dates do vary a little around the country) to commemorate the traditionally Thai New Year. The name derives from an old word in Sanskrit that has been translated to ‘passing’, ‘approaching’ and ‘passage’ as […]

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History and Nature Combine in Kanchanaburi

With verdant jungle-clad hills, meandering rivers, and cascading waterfalls, there is so much that is beautiful about Kanchanaburi. But it’s also a location that has a tragic history. Inextricably linked with the Second World War, Kanchanaburi is the site of one of the most notorious stretches of the Thailand-Burma railway, better known today as the […]

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