Living in Thailand

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Why I Love Living In Bangkok

A lot of people who just come for a three week holiday to Thailand often just spend a couple of days in the capital then heading down to the islands. When they come back home they say they don’t like it because it’s so crowded, hectic, polluted and whatever. That’s because most people’s imagination of Thailand are limestone cliffs and beaches so that’s all they really come here to (…)

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How To Ruin Your Life As A Foreigner In Thailand

You may think living in Thailand is paradise and sure there is nothing wrong about it – as long as you are playing the rules and don’t make some major mistakes. I’m not talking about cultural faux pas like kissing in public, pointing to the queen’s picture with your finger or putting your feet on the table. It’s much more severe things that you might not even consider problematic on a (…)

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New Year’s Day – วันขึ้นปีใหม่ (1 January)
Celebrates beginning of the solar and Gregorian (Western, Christian) year.Maka Bucha Day – วันมาฆบูชา (full moon in the third Thai lunar month, February)
Commemoration of the preaching of the Buddha to 1250 enlightened monks who (…)

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In 2013 there will be more apartment and condominium buildings finished in Bangkok than ever before. It’s no secret that Thailand’s capital is not just a place to start and end your island-hopping tour but a great place to stay long term, for studying, for working, for being retired, for whatever reason it brings more and more foreigners living in Bangkok. So the first step when moving to Bangkok is how to (…)

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The Most Popular Messenger Apps in Thailand

Thais love chatting, laughing, gossiping, maybe not too much discussing but to put it short love to talk to other people. And then it’s no surprise that messenger service apps for phones, tablets or laptops enjoy huge popularity in Thailand. In this post I present you the three most popular messenger apps that almost 100% of Thai people who have a smartphone or iPad have installed and (…)

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Watching Football Matches in Bangkok

Last night I watched my 4th football match in Thailand, a friendly between Muang Thon Thani and PSV Eindhoven. I’m a football fan in general so I always wanted to experience the atmosphere is in the Thai stadiums. It’s great. People are non-stop cheering for their team, even if they are two goals behind or lost the game. And not just the atmosphere in Thai Football stadiums is great, but also (…)

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My Top 5: The Best Thai Food

Thai food is world famous and for me it is without any doubt the best in whole Asia. Or how Thais would say: อาหารไทยอร่อยที่สุด. From the first day I have been to Thailand, I never had any problems with the local food. That wasn’t always the case, especially during my travels through Asia. And it’s not just that the Thai food is so delicious, it’s also the different tastes and so many (…)

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