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Songkran – Thai New Year Celebrate New Year’s the Thai wayIt is a special weekend in Thailand. The Thai name for it is Songkran. People also call it the water festival. Many tourists take part in the great festival; however what is it really all about? Read about the actual history as well as traditions and rituals during Songkran – the...

Bang Niang Market Three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, the Bang Niang Market opens its doors from 1 to 6 pm to sell everything locals as well as tourists are interested to buy. https://youtu.be/u4vpd_zgYKY What is there? The market can be roughly divided into seven sections. On the one hand there are vegetables and fruits as well as meat and fish to...

Bird's nest soup - a delicacy made out of saliva The bird's nest soup is an edible-nest-swiflet which is found mostly in South-east Asia and is build with saliva. The nests are rich in protein and therefore highly demanded. The White- nest swiflet uses only its spittle for the nests whereas the Black-nest swiflet also uses feathers and leafs for building the...

There are currently only two kinds of elephants on our planet: the African elephant and the Indian or Asian elephant.Differences The two types are easily distinguished. Elephants use their ears to dispense body heat, the larger the ears, the more space they have for body heat. In the forests of Asia it is not too hot like in the African savanna, therefore Asians one...