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VIRAL VIDEO: Amazing Luxury Thailand

Earlier this week, Tourism Authority of Thailand (HK) released a new promotional video that has quickly gone viral. The video posted to the Hong Kong Facebook page of TAT on Monday has almost reached 1,000,000 views already. Amazing Luxury Thailand: Where Life Rules Everything shows a different aspect of a dream travel experience in Thailand. There were mixed responses about this […]

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10 Different Types of Krathongs for The Loi Krathong Festival

Loy Krathong is one of Thailand’s most important festivals. As the exact date of the holiday is determined by the Thai lunar calendar, the date is different each year. The festival normally falls in November. The festival starts in the evening when there is a full moon in the sky. Participants carry their Krathongs to the nearby […]

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Food Review: Paleo Meal in Bangkok

I have never heard of Paleo food before until one day I went to a Bangkok’s farmer market in K-Village in the city’s downtown and bought a small portion to test. It was delicious but then I forgot about this concept of diet. I have been practicing yoga in the past two years and I […]

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Viral Video – Pray for Anna: She is totally paralysed after visiting Thailand

The short film tells a story of a beautiful young traveler named Anna who comes to visit her Thai boyfriend, but their journey takes an appetizing yet sour turn. Anna eats like a monster, to the point she is left in a food coma suffering “jawbone syndrome” from all the delicious street food; grilled pork, […]

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VIDEO: 12 Most Common Mistakes Foreigners Make When Speaking Thai

Thai people always love to hear foreigners make an effort to speak Thai. We always encourage our students not to be afraid of making mistakes when they have a conversation with local people, we would love students to use the lessons they learn in real life. We believe mistakes are stepping stones to learning! However we […]

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Thailand Vegetarian Festival is Now!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Thailand’s meat-averse, with the nation’s Thai-Chinese population kicking off a 9-day vegan diet as part of the annual Vegetarian Festival (ประเพณีถือศีลกินเจ). Thailand Vegetarian Festival takes place for nine days and nine nights . (Some Thai people will hold the precepts for a total of 10 days.) The […]

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The Reasons Why You Want to Visit Hua Hin

Hua Hin is one of Thailand’s premier beach resort towns on the Gulf of Thailand. It is located less than 200 km south of Bangkok, making it one of the most popular weekend getaway destinations for city residents. “Huahin” pronounced “ Hua – Hin “ หัว Hua in Thai means head and หิน Hin means […]

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Thai Wedding Party

Previously I talked about the beautiful and unique traditional Thai wedding many times. My younger sister just got married and it made me thinking that there are some interesting aspects in the wedding party in Thailand that are worth sharing. When Thai couples tie the knot, there are two wedding events; traditional Thai ceremony and […]

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Thai Amulets

Most visitors to Thailand might have noticed that many Thai people wear amulets (พระเครื่อง prá-krûeang). Thai amulets are special Buddha images. They are made of an almost infinite variety of substances , gold, silver, platinum, copper etc. There are probably a million different styles of Buddha amulets in Thailand. The amulet is worn around the neck often with […]

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VIDEO: Flavours รสชาติ

Food and eating is an important part in Thai culture. Food often becomes the social occasion in itself. This is partly due to the friendly, social nature of Thai people, but also because of the way in which food is shared in Thailand. You have learned how to order food or how to eat like a Thai. […]

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VIDEO: Useful Phrases to Show You Care (Episode 2)

  Useful Thai Phrases to Show Your Care for Your Loved Ones: 1. Are you safe? คุณปลอดภัยดีมั้ย kun bplàwd-pai mái? คุณปลอดภัยดีรึเปล่า kun bplàwd-pai rúe-bplàao? FORMAT: do something + ปลอดภัย bplàwd-pai = safely เดินทางปลอดภัย dern-taang bplàwd-pai = Have a safe trip เดินปลอดภัย dern bplàwd-pai = walk safely ข้ามถนนปลอดภัย kâam tà-nŏn bplàwd-pai = cross the road safely or ข้ามถนนดีๆ kâam tà-nŏn dii-dii = cross the […]

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VIDEO: Useful Thai Words and Phrases for Party!

Get the night started Are you going out tonight? คุณไปเที่ยวมั้ยคืนนี้ kun jà bpai tîao mái kuen-níi? (ไปเที่ยว bpai tîao = go out) Where are you going tonight? คืนนี้คุณจะไปเที่ยวไหน kuen-níi kun jà bpai-tîao năi? Where do you like to party? คุณชอบปาร์ตี้ที่ไหน kun châwp bpaa-dtîi tîi-năi? or คุณชอบไปเที่ยวที่ไหน kun châwp bpai-tîao tîi-năi? Do you like to dance? คุณชอบเต้นมั้ย […]

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Thai and Western Cultural Differences

Pear and I visited Prague in Czech Republic and Dresden in Germany for 8 days in last week of June. We had a good time meeting new people, trying new flavors, experience different weather and seeing many interesting things. I have observed some cultural differences, and unalike etiquette of life and would like to share […]

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Thai Calendar

Thai Calendar

Before the current calendar, Thailand used lunar calendar (Thai: ปฏิทินจันทรคติ /bpà-dtì-tin jan-tá-rá ká-dtì/) which is a calendar that is based on cycles of the lunar phase. Until year 1889 in the reign of King rama V, Thailand formally announced to use the solar calendar (Thai : ปฏิทินสุริยคติ bpà-dtì-tin sù-rí-yá ká-dtì/) in which the years are […]

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VIDEO: A Collection of Fun Thai Slang

To speak like a Thai, knowing some fun Thai slang not only makes you enjoy the conversation but  it might also impress local people you are talking to as well. Here is a collection of fun Thai slang videos I created. Hope you learn something new and find it enjoyable. (You can click the name of […]

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One Day in Bangkok : 10 Things to Do and See

Bangkok is a fascinating city. There are lots of activities and attractions for everyone including interesting sites and delicious street food available in every corner – more than you could ever imagine. If you know someone who lives in Bangkok, you might already know that most of us often go to hang out in  shopping malls […]

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Top 4 of Thailand’s Best Unspoilt Islands

Thailand has some of the best beaches in the world and it brings millions of people to Thailand each year (over 15 million tourists in year 2014).  It might be difficult if you want to to get away from the crowds, but you can still find quiet, unspoilt beaches on which to relax and enjoy the nature. Here are my Top 4 of […]

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Koh Ngai: Another Paradise in Thailand

In my recent long weekend trip, I was happy to discover another paradise (after I visited Surin Island and Lipe island). Thailand has some of the best beaches in the world but the more famous it is, the more visitors there are. Once in a while I like to take myself away from the crowds […]

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