November 29, 2022

Tag: Thai

Innocent Girl

My Name Lon – You Like Me?

This is a Book Review! This week I was presented with yet another book about life in Thailand, and a side oflife that most of us would publicly shun. Written by Derek Sharron, My Name Lon – You Like Me? (ISBN 974-92721-5-3, publisher Bangkok Book...

Beautiful Place Bangkok

Bangkok – City of Angels

The Thais call their capital city Krungthep, not Bangkok, as it is know internationally. It is short of what the Guinness Book of World Records dub the longest name for a city – Krungthepmahanakorn Amornrattanakosin Mahintrayuthaya Mahadilokpob...

Thonglor Bangkok Thailand

Regional Thai Food

Northern Thai Cuisine Thai food of the north, in some way, is cooked with the sole thought for the taste for the northern people. The recipe consists of vegetable and ingredients available in their immediate vicinity. The common meal includes...

Thai Massage

Thai Massage

Historically speaking the knowledge of traditional Thai massage reached South East Asia some 2500 years ago. It is said to have been introduced then by a doctor from Northern India by the name of Jivaka Kumar Bhacca, a contemporary of Buddha and...

Buddha Statue In Thailand

Four Allies in Thai Buddhism

In Thailand there are four allies in maintaining stability of Buddhism: Buddhist monks, the King, the government and Buddhist lay people. 1. The Order of Buddhist Monks (Sangha) The Sangha or the Buddhist Church is a sacred and spiritual institution...

Reading Thai Language

Me, Myself and I in the Thai Language

One aspect of the Thai language which makes it quite unique and difficult to master by Thais and foreigners alike, is the remarkable diversity in words which mean exactly the same thing. For example, the first person singular pronoun, “I” in...

Thai Cuisine

Thai Cuisine, a Facinating Past

If cuisine is about cooking style and food, then its features must be related to people, race, history, tradition, culture and science. In comparing cooking styles of the Thais (actually ‘Tais’ rather than ‘Thais’) and the Chinese more than two...

Thai Girl

Marriages Made in Thailand

Maybe that should read ‘Marriages made in Heaven ? Before you start: Marriage in Thailand by non-Thai couples or a Thai National and foreigner couple is easy to arrange and can be quickly accomplished. The legal Thailand marriage registration can be...

Drunken Noodles

Fried Drunken Noodles

How is it possible for noodles to get drunk, let alone really drunk as the Thai name ‘Phat Khi Mao’ implies? Well, I don’t know the answer, but I do know pat khi mao translates into the English words “fried” (phat) and “really drunk” (khi mao). The...

Kao Moo Dang - Red Pork & Rice

Red Pork & Rice or Kao Moo Dang

Have you ever been wandering around the sois of Pattaya and seen hunks of bright red meat hanging inside the glass display cases of some of the street food vendors? Well, that’s one of the two namesakes that combine to make up the Thai dish known as...

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