Posts tagged traditional festivals


December 25, 2013


All of us at TEFLPlus would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas! Our last TEFL course ended just a couple of weeks ago and with many schools and businesses closed for the holidays, this is a great time to

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November 27, 2012


Loy Krathong is one of the most spectacular festivals in the Land of Smiles. Thousands of krathongs, or floats made of banana leaves or bread resembling lotus flowers, are placed in rivers, lakes or streams as a way to honor

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March 7, 2012


Today is Makha Bucha Day, a public holiday in Thailand, which commemorates two historical events that happened 2,500 years ago. Makha Bucha Day is observed on the full moon of the third lunar month; usually in late February or early

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October 21, 2011


Thailand is known for its beautiful scenery, friendly people and spectacular festivals. One of the most romantic and popular of Thailand’s traditional festivals is Loi Krathong. Loi Krathong takes place on the evening of the full moon of the 12th

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