Category Archives: Thailand

Feels Like Europe

But it’s Chiang Mai, Thailand

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The Do and Don’t List

Living in another country and culture you feel a responsibility to represent your own country and culture properly, well, some of us feel that responsibility. Properly is a highly subjective term, at a minimum you feel the responsibility to not … Continue reading

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Thailand Statistics: International Arrivals in 2014

Much has been made of ‘teflon Thailand’- no matter the news, people continue to visit and holiday in Thailand. But does that still hold true? The Nation newspaper published the YTD arrivals from Jan-Sep 2014, the data is attributed to … Continue reading

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Foreign Investment in Thailand & Exports

Today @chomsowhat posted some very interesting charts and statistics on twitter, showing foreign investment in Thailand and the top 3 countries for exports. Of course the purchasing power of China has been increasing dramatically across the globe, China becoming the … Continue reading

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Beer Buffet

Thb499, sign says ไม่เมา ไม่เลิก which means ‘not drunk, don’t give up’.

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As Seen in Singapore: A Vegetarian Ass Finger Sandwich

As seen at a congress in Singapore- I was surprised that an Ass Finger Sandwich would be vegetarian, though I’d never given it much thought and certainly didn’t try one.

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Advertising in Thailand: ‘Suck My Balls’

Nothing I write will make this any funnier:

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Sign of the Day: A Glass of Run

I’ll have a glass of the Run please, hold the chaser

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Really? A Snake?

It’s a cool evening, at least by Bangkok standards, so I decided to walk home from work. As always, you can see a lot during a 20 minute walk in Bangkok. Tonight ‘a lot’ turned out to be a snake … Continue reading

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National Emblem of Thailand- The Garuda

The national Emblem of Thailand is the Garuda, I love it.

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