Bang Saen Stories
Songkran comes to an end
Having spent a quiet week mostly at home in Bang Pra and avoiding almost all of the water drenching frivolities of the festivities, I brought my niece Isabelle and her boyfriend over from Bangkok for the final weekend here in Bang Saen.
I won’t go into the hours ‘trapped’ in traffic jams as we snaked through the main street and by-streets of Bang Sae...
Happy Thai New Year!
So the Thai New Year has begun and the fun and frolics of the "Songkran" festival are in full swing.
The Songkran festival is celebrated as the traditional New Year's Day from 13 to 15 April and is the most important holiday of the year. From my experience living in Europe, North America and throughout Asia, it is like their holidays of Thanksgiving...
A Thai Family day out
I have been living in Thailand now for about eight years and recently moved to a place called Bang Pra which is about 100 kilometres south of Bangkok and 30 kilometres north of Pattaya. About 700 metres from my condo is a small beach area which I usually go to in the evening for a drink, a chat with friends, and some fresh seafood.
Having recently bo...