It was a special moment, to be sure, watching this very quiet, private ritual in a residential area outside of Bangkok -- a moment our guides had arranged for us on a tour designed to show us daily life in Thailand. We were guests on a trip to showcase a new travel option in Thailand: campervan rentals.
Live music is a great way to relax and get a unique insight into the local area. That rings all the more true with the not-so-ubiquitous accordion, an instrument with roots in Germany (or Russia, depending who you talk to). Check out these five destinations for some great samplings of "squeezebox" music both at home and abroad.