While we’re used to writing about extraordinary travel destinations or must-visit art festivals, it’s cultural events like this that really make us want to pack our bags and book a one-way ticket to a faraway place. One such documented event is held in northern Thailand during a full moon in November and it’s called Yi Peng (or Yee Peng). The most elaborate Yi Peng celebration is in Chiang Mai, where thousands of people gather and launch hot-air lanterns into the night sky.
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