BANGKOK — After checking out a Mon-style Songkran on Friday, we didn’t think we could find another authentic Songkran experience closer to central Bangkok – until we did.
BANGKOK — If revelers voted with their feet, the usual street scrum of water fighting on Khaosan Road proved a stronger draw than a government-sponsored cultural event nearby in Bangkok's old quarter.
BANGKOK — Traditional garb and garlands brushed shoulders with tank tops and water guns Friday where Lumphini Park meets Silom Road.
BANGKOK — On the eve of the first day of Songkran, clothing sellers said the raging fad for traditional attire would likely fade with the popular soap opera that inspired it.
BANGKOK — Get a first or final look at a century-old race track later this month when an open-air flea market takes it over for its fifth annual outing.
BANGKOK — Questions of whether Charlie does or does not surf and the nature of victory’s smell will boom again from the big screen when one of the most-quoted war films ever shows in Bangkok.
BANGKOK — His moody, noirish gangster flicks have been cited by renowned filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino, Michael Mann, John Woo and even Thailand’s Pen-ek Ratanaruang.
BANGKOK — The new director of Bangkok’s largest downtown cultural venue slides by a flickering monochrome projection of a naked artist pointing out parts of his body.
BANGKOK — Palace attendants on Thursday were preparing the venue of a vintage Songkran party commissioned by King Rama X.
BANGKOK — Friends off to an island retreat or road-trip? Not to fear, Songkran in the capital will be packed with events for everyone – and empty roads to get to them.