Tag: Culture

Cultural Activities in Samui

Samui For Culture Buffs: 10 Must-Do Activities

Samui isn’t a destination that comes to mind when one thinks of cultural activities, but the island does offer a variety of attractions and activities that offer vacationers an insight into the intriguing culture of the Thais. And our list of…

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Celebrating Songkran in Samui

The New Year festivities differ across countries, but if you’re in Thailand be prepared for things to get wet and wild! Songkran marks the beginning of the Thai solar calendar. Originally, the Thai New Year falls on a different date on the…

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8 Countries You Must Check Off on Your Asia Bucket List

Looking for some travel inspiration before you explore enchanting Asia? Put these eight countries on your bucket list: Vietnam Bordering Laos and Cambodia, Vietnam is a Southeast Asian destination known for its sweeping beaches, meandering rivers, mystical pagodas and bustling…

Must-See Temples in Samui

Striking gold Buddha statues, life-like carvings, beautifully drawn frescoes, traditional architectural features. a mummified monk – you’ll find all of these, and more at these must-see temples in Samui: Wat Phra Yai, Big Buddha Beach Also known as Big Buddha Temple,…

A Thai Cultural Exploration: 4 Festivals in Samui

From splashing innocent passerbys with buckets of ice-cold water, to floating out miniature boats containing twinkling candles, the celebration of local festivals in Samui are fascinating affairs presenting an intriguing glimpse into the culture of the Thais. Keep your eyes peeled…

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The Quiet Charms of Mae Nam

Beautiful Mae Name captivates with its quiet charms… Step onto the white sandy beach, lined by towering coconut palms. Unlike the other beaches located along the east of Samui, such as Chaweng, Mae Nam Beach is quiet and serene. This…