Sawatdee ka, Recently I have got questions about this topic from newbies coming to Thailand. I thought I would write about it, so we can share a little bit of Thai culture to everyone. I have some foreign friends living in Thailand, and heard some of their misbehavior to Thai people's eyes. We were talking and laughing about the funny encounters .From their respective, it … [Read more...] about Some Do’s and Don’ts for Thailand
Archives for September 2011
Elephant Polo in Thailand
Elephant Polo: The Biggest, Weirdest, Slowest, and Most Expensive Game in Thailand Yes, before you ask, elephant polo is played on the back of an elephant. The price tags associated with elephant polo are massive as the elephants themselves. The only thing small about elephant polo is the circuit on which it is played. It includes only three countries, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and … [Read more...] about Elephant Polo in Thailand
Learn to greet like a real Thai!
Sawatdee ka, Of course! you know how to say Sa-baai dee mai? [How are you?]. Did you know that we actually use another expression more often than that? Check out what it is. … [Read more...] about Learn to greet like a real Thai!
Wat Arun “the Temple of Dawn”
Sawatdee ka, Today I took a boat along the Chao Praya River to a market in Nontaburi province. I passed Wat Arun (วัดอรุณ) or the Temple of Dawn, and I couldn't help myself take a photo of this beautiful temple as if I was a tourist seeing it for the first time. Wat Arun is one of Bangkok's best know landmark. It stands on the west bank of the Chao Praya River in Thon … [Read more...] about Wat Arun “the Temple of Dawn”
Learn Thai – verb to like
Sawatdee ka, Let's learn a useful and easy verb. Learn to say I like you!, I like reading books etc. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Learn Thai – verb to like