If you’re trying ahead to Halloween and wish one thing a bit bit further, on prime of the standard events, then take a look at this bloodcurdling new tour from Expique, one in all Bangkok’s most revolutionary and artistic tour operators, who put the well-known Bangkok tuk-tuk on the coronary heart of their city adventures.
To search out out extra, I spoke to Expique’s founder and CEO, Simon Philipp, about what they’ve in retailer for you throughout this, probably the most horrifying time of yr…
TD) So, Simon, what’s new at Expique?
Simon Philipp (SP) It’s been a troublesome, robust few months and, like each firm, we’ve needed to rethink what we provide. So whereas we nonetheless run all our regular excursions, we’re additionally attempting out a whole lot of various things. Straight after Bangkok opened again up, we launched three new free strolling excursions, similar to what they do in Europe.
These strolling excursions are 100% free however we hope that you simply’ll take pleasure in yourselves a lot that you simply’ll need to tip on the finish of the tour and provides us an excellent suggestion.
On prime of those excursions, which have been extremely popular with each, ex-pats and native Thais we’ve additionally launched a spread of various craft workshops. For instance, making use of our distinctive location in a flower market, now we have garland and ornamental flower workshops operating alongside as our cookery lessons, the place you’ll learn to replicate a few of these iconic world-famous Thai dishes underneath the path of our charismatic and educated cook dinner crew.
Nevertheless, probably the most thrilling issues we’re placing collectively for the time being are a collection of excursions primarily based round particular occasions and holidays. For October, being the spookiest month of the yr, now we have created a spine-tingling Halloween tour.
TD) Eek! What does that contain?
SP) Nicely, and I’m so enthusiastic about this, as it’s one thing I’ve at all times needed to do — now we have discovered a extremely gifted drama instructor to hone our guides storytelling and improvisation expertise, including a stage of theatre and spectacle, because the guides Bangkok — in costume — weave collectively creepy tales of Bangkok and its inhabitants that may ship shivers down your backbone!
TD) The tour IS scary then?
SP) It can undoubtedly elevate the hairs on the again of your neck.
TD) Crumbs. What’s the tour referred to as?
SP) Darkish Bangkok. It’s a strolling tour however our Tuk-tuks may also be decked out horror-style and can make a visitor look sooner or later through the tour. The entire thing will end up at our Halloween Grotto, again at our flower market base.
TD) What else is occurring this month?
SP) As it’s also the Thai pageant of Loy Krathong, we’re additionally doing a krathong (above) making workshop for our market expertise. The place we mix krathong making with a dessert buffet and free movement (non-alcoholic), in addition to few actions primarily based across the theme.
There shall be numerous mini rivers pageant celebrations taking place too, which now we have added to our traditional river excursions, we’ll begin with the krathong workshop, after which comply with the river and cease to participate in just a few alternative actions and, after all, dinner.
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