Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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Posts tagged New Year

Songkran 2016: where to celebrate Thai New Year – The Daily Telegraph

My guide for The Daily Telegraph on where, when and how to best celebrate Thai New Year.

Songkran celebrations begin under the watchful eye of the military – The Daily Telegraph

My lowdown on Thailand’s New Year celebrations in The Daily Telegraph today. Among tourists, Thailand’s Songkran festival is best known for its exuberant and anarchic water fights. For three to five days, depending on the region, Thais of all ages throw ice cold water at each other and at visitors, along with copious ladles of […]

Better late than never – my guide to Thai New Year in The Daily Telegraph

I was away in the Himalayas for most of this month and missed Thai New Year – Songkran which took place from 13thto 16th April. I did however, just prior to leaving, put together a guide to the festivities in The Daily Telegraph, so here. belatedly, is my run down and if you are researching […]

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