Tag: chiang mai thailand festivities
Are paid events for Yi Peng worth it?
Yi Peng is said to be the most magical festival Thailand has to offer. Three nights in a row, on the full moon of the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar, thousands of lanterns are lighting up the dark skies, captivating all tourists and photographers. But what exactly is the significance of this event,…
Celebrating Buddhist festivals with locals in Chiang Mai
Situated in the northern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai is one of the most lively cities I’ve been to. Even though I arrived in Chiang Mai already exhausted, after the longest night of my life, (we had to travel third class), there was something about the city that excited me and gave me the energy…