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Krabi is a part of Thailand that has not only a mix of Muslims, Buddhists, Chinese and Tha´s, there is also a small minority of sea gypsies here that all contribute to the varied culture of Krabi. It is because of the famous Thai spirit of tolerance that all these groups of people live in harmony and mutual respect with each other while contributing to the Krabi culture scene of Krabi.


Latest Culture Articles

Tuk Tuk passengers getting doused at Songkran In Ao Nang

Krabi local lifestyle

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008

On the whole, Krabi is a very casual place where people in Krabi are friendly with tourists and foreigners. However when meeting people in Krabi, especially the important people, you create a serious impression of yourself when you dress well. The best attire for people in Krabi is silk att... read more.

Great fun at the Thai New Year in Ao Nang Beach

Festivals throughout Krabi

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008

Krabi festivals are celebrated with lots of pomp and show. There are many Krabi festivals, of which one of the more famous ones is the Krabi Boek Fa Andaman Festival. This is a Krabi festival that is celebrated annually, to inaugurate the tourist season of Krabi. The festival is celebrated ... read more.

The name 'Krabi'

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2008

There is some confusion on the origin of the Krabi name. This is because there are two legends or theories to the Krabi name origin, where it has not been decided which of the two the true legend is.... read more.

History of Krabi

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

It is because historians think that proper civilization on Krabi started way back in 1200 BC that Krabi history is considered to be as old as human history. It was between 25,000 to 35,000 BC that the first traces of humans were recorded in Krabi history.... read more.

Krabi Boek Fa Andaman Festival

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

One of the greatest festivals of Krabi is the Krabi Boek Fa Andaman festival. This is the festival that is held on 16 - 18 November, which is celebrated annually to herald the tourist season to the province. This festival mostly comprises of boat races, musical and cultural performances, sea kayak competitions,... read more.

Loi Ruea Chao Le Festival

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

Witnessing the Loi Ruea Chao Le Festival in Krabi is indeed something you have to do when in Krabi. This is a rare festival that is celebrated annually on Koh Lanta as the participatory ground for sea gypsies. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the sixth and eleventh months of the lunar calendar.... read more.

Thai language

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

More than 75 million people speak or understand Thai, which makes it not only a significant Krabi language, but also a significant Asian language. Thai is a language that has a well developed media that includes dubbed movies, software, instruction manuals, translated work, television, music, radio, books and c... read more.

Krabi table manners and etiquette

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

Krabi table manners are rather different from the table manners you may have been taught since childhood. The greatest difference you find in Krabi table manners from your table manners is that food is generally shared here with no Victorian rules or mannerisms to follow while eating.... read more.

Thai etiquette

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

It is because Thais are proud people with a rich and long history that you find a complex and well-established hierarchal structure of status that constitutes Thai etiquette. From the Royal family to the common man, Thais follow a stipulated regime of Thai etiquette which gives them a place in society.... read more.

Dressing in Krabi

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

It is but quite normal for a foreigner landing in Krabi wishing to work on their body tan or to head down to the gym to show off their physique. However before you actually start flexing your muscles in public or go topless in a beach, it is important that you first place some importance on Krabi dressing sense... read more.

Topless sunbathing on Krabi beaches

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

Though the people in Krabi follow strict Thai etiquette rules, there are some compromises when you go visiting Krabi beaches. It is okay for you to roam on Krabi beaches in your Speedo or your bikini. However it is important that you cover up yourself after all your swimming and sunbathing is done, and when lea... read more.

What is the Krabi wai?

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008

The normal form of a greeting you are used to is the handshake. However when you come to Krabi, you find that there is a different form of greeting used by locals of Krabi, the Krabi wai.... read more.