Sawatdii ka, One of the important festivals in Thailand is coming up soon, Chinese New Year. (Wan trut jiin) วันตรุษจีน Every year, many people in Thailand with Chinese ancestors, celebrate the Chinese New Year with elaborate ceremonies. This year which is the year of the rabbit starts on February 3, 2011. It is the tradition that every family thoroughly cleans the house to … [Read more...] about Chinese New Year in Thailand
Archives for January 2011
Learn Thai – Order food
Sawatdii ka everyone, Last week I made a video about polite request used in a restaurant and also wrote a blog about top 5 Thai food. After that I have got a question asking how to ask for something without mushrooms, so I got to share this to everyone as well. Firstly, let see what a waitor or waitress will say to you: Ao à-rai dii ká/kráp? Or sàng à-rai dii ká? Or … [Read more...] about Learn Thai – Order food
Top 5 Thai food – must try!
Sawatdii ka everyone, Besides language teaching, eating good food and cooking are my passion. In orer to rank the best Thai food, using my own experience is not enough so I asked my foreign friends living in Thailand and made a poll. The following is the Top 5 list of Thai Food: 1. Dtom Yam Goong (ต้มยำกุ้ง) : Spicy and sour soup with shrimp: The most famous Thai spicy soup. … [Read more...] about Top 5 Thai food – must try!
It’s the Year of the Rabbit!
Sawatdii Bpii Mai ka, สวัสดีปีใหม่ค่ะ In Thailand, we also use Chineses Lunar Calender. The Chinese calendar determines the day that a year assumes the name of the next animal in the twelve-year animal cycle; so by this system, year names are repeated every 12 years. People who were born in each of those years will have certain characteristics of those animals. Legend has it … [Read more...] about It’s the Year of the Rabbit!