Christmas at Central Plaza

December 12, 2012

There are a few Central Plaza shopping complexes set up throughout Thailand.  In Chiang Mai, it is located in about 5 minutes drive to Chiang Mai airport. There is one in Bangkok on the way to Survanabhumi airport. As well as one in Chiang Rai and Lampang. Recently during my trip there, I’ve visited Central [...]

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Almbowl making near Wat Saket

December 1, 2012

In Bangkok located near one of the entrances to Wat Saket, you can see craftsmen engrossed in making almsbound- forming the shape in the steel bowl by knocking as well as putting on the finishing touches. There is a website stated there called www.happyfamilyday.com.

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Inside a ceramic and pottery making factory in Thailand

November 11, 2012

Here is a short video that I’ve taken from a factory located somewhere in Bangkok. If you ask me know, I have no idea how to go there. I only know that we got on a tour boat at Parkkred Pier and the boatman made a few stops along different piers and one of them [...]

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Cute pets that are dressed up and bought to work

November 6, 2012

In Thailand, you often see small businesses bring their adorable pets to work. It’s usually the cute little miniature doggies that instantly uplift one’s mood with its cuteness and serves as a good conversation topic between customers and the owners. The dogs are usually well groomed and so mini that they could occupy a small [...]

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Good Thai dictionary and phasebook at reasonable price

October 28, 2012

The most inexpensive place to buy Thai dictionaries and phasebooks are in Thailand itself. Not only that, but you can get a good variety of these books. These books are sold at a fixed price like 350 baht for an excellent dictionary. Most are priced lower than that. If you have a basic understanding of [...]

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Golden Triangle Temple

October 1, 2012

Below are photos taken at the Golden Triangle Temple- where the river intersects between Thailand, Myanmar and Laos:

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How to read Thai vowels- with writing and video

September 30, 2012

Thai language contains many vowels (far more than English) that makes the pronounciation a little challenging. Thankfully I’ve managed to record the video of a visiting Thai teacher who taught us the Thai language to aid you to learn to read the vowels. First, the picture of the vowels (as taken from the poster in [...]

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Wat Phra That Lampang Luang

September 1, 2012

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang was restored several times for example in 1449 Chao Haan Sri Tae Thong constructed Chedi in 1476, Chao Muen Kham Pech consaan Sri Thata restored Chedi 24 metres wide and 45 metres (the present one). Some legent mentioned that Phra Nang Chamdevi come to worship Phra That about 8th Century [...]

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Chiang Mai Chinatown and market

August 1, 2012

Chiang Mai Chinatown and market is a huge area where you can get any type of food, clothings, flowers, supplies- lots of things to see and to buy at low prices. Along the roadside, you can visit the clothing and food stores, then as you venture inside, there is a huge market area selling local [...]

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Thai chicken or pork rice

July 11, 2012

 You can find stalls selling duck, chicken and pork rice almost at each busy street in Thailand.  The price is reasonable and in some stalls like this, the worker ensure prepare the food in hygenic conditions.

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