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Event-o-Rama: 12 Must-Dos in April

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There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April.

I Heart My City: Alana’s Chiang Mai

Alana Morgan quit her 9-to-5 job in Seattle and moved to Chiang Mai, Thailand to travel and experience the world. Two years later, she’s still living abroad and planning her next move. Here are a few of her favorite things about Bangkok’s “little, nicer, cleaner, smaller, calmer, prettier sister” city.

Aud Lang Squirt: Thailand’s Songkran

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By: Lawrence Ferber BANGKOK: The peaceful Buddhist country of Thailand has had some strangely violent outbursts of late– the explosive Bangkok riots in 2010 and, as of right now, deadly border skirmishes with Cambodia– but for a few days in mid-April Thailand’s streets filled with a different sort of fighting. Water fighting. It’s Songkran, Thailand’s…