All posts tagged Songkran

Thai New Year in Bangkok

Happy Thai New Year! Today is the first day of Songkran, Thailand’s five-day New Year celebration, and yesterday was my last day of teaching cute unruly, primary school children. Read: […]

Songkran: A Nationwide Water Fight

Songkran, as the Thai New Year is called, should be in the running for the World’s Greatest Holiday. I know it’s a tough competition, with quirky annual celebrations like mud […]

Bangkok to Chiang Mai via Overnight Train

I managed the train ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai twice during my stay in Thailand. The first time took 14 hours. The second? Twenty. The Thai railway system is […]

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