Plenty of Monkey Business and Food Fights at the Lopburi Monkey Banquet

Thailand is an incredible place to visit and teach English. It is also where one of the most bizarre events takes place, the Lopburi Monkey Banquet. The long-tailed macaque monkeys are free to roam around Lopburi and enter public areas and buildings. They are thought to bring good luck. The Monkey Banquet is held November 25th to the 26th to celebrate these creatures. A feast is actually held in their honor and chefs prepare rice, ice cream and other cuisines for the monkeys. The macaques are then invited to come dine. After the monkeys are full a food fight ensues. You can be one of the thousands of spectators to watch this event. Find out more here.

American TESOL offers you ways to receive a certification in teaching English so that you can teach abroad. The following links are useful if you would like to know more about teaching English in Thailand:

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