Kamphaeng Phet literally means “Diamond Wall” and this refers to the former military significance during the Sukhothai and Ayuthaya eras, when the strong city walls served as a prospective barrier against attacks from Burma and Lanna, roughly from the 13th to 18th centuries. Today Kamphaeng Phet, located 293km north of Bangkok, is often overseen by …
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Why Thai People Are NOT Lazy

Last updated: February 28th, 2020 | in Living

No matter how much we all love Thailand, there’s always things you hear foreigners complaining about Thai society. Sometimes it’s funny or weird things Thai people do like putting ketchup on the pizza and sometimes you hear people telling you characteristics they think Thai people┬áhave. One such thing you might have been told by some …
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Sukhothai and Phitsanulok are two of the most remarkable historic towns in Thailand, though significantly less visited than the big tourist hot spots or even Ayutthaya. I was glad I made the trip some 400 km north from Bangkok last month and could experience these highlights in the lower north of Thailand in peace and …
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Breaking Up With Your Thai Girlfriend

Last updated: February 26th, 2020 | in Thai Girls

If you have ever been in a relationship with a Thai girl (or woman) you know how great it is hanging out with her and she giving you the feeling you are the coolest man on earth. You might also agree with me when I say that Thai girls make better girlfriends than western girls. …
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When I headed out of Bangkok a couple of weeks ago I was sure that Sukhothai would be the highlight of my little trip to some of the most important historic towns in lower northern Thailand. Though I was wondering if the nightlife in Thailand’s first capital was as exciting as exploring Sukhothai Historical Park …
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The highlight of my recent historical trip to the lower north of Thailand has definitely been exploring the temple complexes of Sukhothai. From 1238 to 1438 this has been the first capital of Siam (followed by Ayutthaya, Thonburi and Bangkok). The most famous and influential one of its nine kings was King Ramkhamhaeng, the second …
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There are still so many places in Thailand that see only few foreign visitors despite their huge cultural and historical significance. Phitsanulok is such a place. The capital city of the province of the same name in lower northern Thailand has more to offer than even I thought when I bought my train ticket from …
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You haven’t been to Pattaya if you haven’t visited at least a couple of Go Go Bars. Even though Thailand’s hip beach town 160 km southeast of Bangkok more and more becomes a family retreat, the red light districts with go go bars, beer bars, soapy massage parlors and ladyboy cabaret shows are all over …
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