- Alcohol in Thailand- When You Can Buy, Where You Can Buy, When You Can Drink, Where You Can Drink
- Buying Alcohol in Thailand: Mid Afternoon Prohibition
- Spotted in Bangkok: Alien Eggs
- The Center of Commerce in Thailand: 7-ELEVEN
- Life in Thailand- 3 Years in Bangkok
- Bangkok: Facts and Figures
- This is Thailand?
- Tips On Bangkok
- Wat Pathum Wanaram
- The Thailand National Anthem- Daily Playing and Observance
Category Archives: Thailand
Nothing I write will make this any funnier:
I’ll have a glass of the Run please, hold the chaser
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
The national Emblem of Thailand is the Garuda, I love it.
With all due respect, I believe there is a grave error in a Thai to English translation. The Thai word for sidewalk is ทางเดิน (tang deen) with the word ทาง (tang) meaning ‘way or path’ and the word เดิน … Continue reading
Yeah, at first the ‘fighting cock’ section grabbed my attention in the race to win the award for ‘strangest title for shopping section at the JJ weekend market’, upon further review, ‘creature’ was declared the winner. FYI- I played it … Continue reading
Medical tourism- from breast augmentation and teeth whitening to heart surgery and orthopedics- is big business for Thailand as figures show total revenue of over Bt97.8 billion in 2012. Thailand is home to many high quality hospitals and has been … Continue reading
I’m unsure how long I anticipated living in Bangkok when I moved here three years ago, now I find myself wondering how I can leave. “how I can leave”, ‘how’ is the correct adverb as leaving Bangkok is not a … Continue reading
Lost in translation- a sign in the alcohol section of seven-11 with a few translation errors- I like the implication that alcohol could be sold on a Buddhist holiday that wasn’t deemed ‘important’.
Well, the checkpoint is just the entrance into the state park, the fee isn’t ‘picked’ as it’s posted on a sign, but the fee in 10x more for foreigners than Thais.