Archive | February, 2014

20 Thai Words Most Commonly Misspelled

 (Photo credit: Kapook.com)   I put the pronunciation and the meaning of each word here:  I often misspell “email” and “ice-cream”. What about you? 🙂

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Exotic Thai Food: Spicy Raw Ant Eggs Salad

I am from Southern Thailand, but I love to eat Isan food (Northeastern Thai food), I believe all Thai do. Northeastern Thai street vendors or restaurants are in every corner of Thailand. The food of Isan is very hot and flavored with pungent herbs and seasonings. The common Isan dishes you perhaps have tried or […]

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Nahm : The Only Thai Restaurant in Top 50 Restaurants in the World

I had a couple of guests from abroad who have never had Thai food before though they have traveled to Thailand more than five times. This year, I persuaded them to explore Thai cuisine successfully. I was thinking where would be the BEST place for my guests and Nahm was my choice. I heard its’ […]

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Koh Tao (Turtle Island)

Koh Tao [เกาะเต่า] or Turtle island is a small island in Thailand located near the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand. It is located 45 kms north of Samui island in Surat Thani province and 40 kms east of Chumphon province. Koh Tao was once a detention place for political prisoners, but today it is one […]

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VIDEO: Thai Love Phrases

    1. รักแรกพบ /rák râek pób/  Love at first sight รัก /rák/ love แรก /râek/ first พบ /pób/ meet (formal term) , in spoken Thai we use the word เจอ /jer/   2. รักแท้ /rák táe/ แท้ /táe/ real, authentic ผม/ฉันอยากเจอรักแท้ pŏm/chán yàak jer rák táe (I want to find true love.) ผมผม/ฉันกำลังตามหารักแท้ pŏm/chán gam-lang […]

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VIDEO: How To Go There?

  Question Word “How” in Thai: As I mentioned at the beginning, there are three different words for the question “how?” in Thai language. It denpends on what you are asking for. [1] ยังไง yang ngai It is used to ask for ‘how to do something’ or aksing for means or method. The pattern for this […]

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My Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Bangkok

Bangkok may not be in the list of the most romantic places in the world, but there sure are a few spots that are suitable for your romantic moment with your special date. Here is the list of options to help you get the sweetest time: Red Sky: On special occasion, I like to dine under the […]

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4 Days in Chiang Mai Diary

I am taking a mini holiday in Chiang Mai for four days. (In case you haven’t heard of Chiang Mai, it is a culturally and historically interesting city in Northern Thailand. It is surrounded by mountains and lush countryside) I have been here a couple of times before, but didn’t have a chance to explore much. This […]

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