What is Loy Krathong in Thailand?

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Loy Krathong (sometimes written as Loi Krathong) is a festival celebrated annually in Thailand, and in some parts of Myanmar (Burma) and Laos. It is sometimes nicknamed the ‘festival of lights’ and if you google it and check out the …

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Getting to know Hat Yai

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When you think of Thailand, images of tropical palms and warm sunny beaches come to mind.  Or perhaps bustling Bangkok with its numerous street markets and bazaars.  Or perhaps the jungles of northern Thailand, temples and tigers.  I discovered that …

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