Ratha Saptami Festival
Ratha Saptami is a Hindu festival which is held sometime in January or February as it must fall on the 7th day in the bright half of the Hindu month known as Maagha. This is celebrated as a symbol of entering in the spring season but also to mark the start of the harvesting season. It is held all over India by all Hindus.
Thai Pongal festival
Thai Pongal is a harvest festival which is celebrated for about 4 days, usually between 13th and 16th of January as how it fits to the Gregorian calendar. This is one of the most important festivals in India and is held annually in the Tamil Nadu state but also in Sri Lanka and the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry.
Places to see in Surin
Surin is the capital of the province with the same name in Thailand which is located in the east area of the country and at a distance of 431 kilometers northeast from Bangkok. The town has a population of more than 41000 people and is the location where the Elephant Round-up festival is held on an annually basis.
Nine Emperor Gods Festival
The Nine Emperor Gods Festival it is a Taoist celebration which lasts nine days and begins on the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. This is observed in several countries from the southeast area of the Asian continent like Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, Malaysia and Riau Islands.
Places to see in Ubon Ratchathani
Ubon Ratchathani is located in the Isan region of Thailand on the Mun River in the east side of the country. This is one of the four major cities in the Isan region and this long name means or can be translated into the ‘royal lotus city’.
Places to see in Phuket
Phuket is a province in Thailand located on the west coast of the country in the Adaman Sea. This province has the Phuket Island which is the largest island in Thailand plus other 32 smaller islands off its coast. The entire province covers a surface of 576 square kilometers (about 222 square miles) which is less than Singapore and makes it the second largest province in Thailand.
The Buckingham Palace – part II
In this article we continue to talk about the wonderful Buckingham Palace from London. We will analyze the history a little further and the home of the monarch in more details.
The Buckingham Palace – part I
The Buckingham Palace is located in the City of Westminster area of London, United Kingdom. This is the residence and the main working place for the United Kingdom monarchy family. This was originally known as the Buckingham House and has been a focus for the British people during rejoicing times.
The Big Ben of London – part II
In this article we continue to talk about one of the great symbols of England – The Big Ben. This time we will make specific reference mainly to the clock and bells of this tower.
The Big Ben of London – part I
The Big Ben is one of the most notorious tourism attractions in London. It is in fact the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock which is located at the north side of the Palace of Westminster in London. However this tower is known officially under the name of the Elizabeth Tower.