Meditation & courses in Thailand

Buddhism was introduced into Thailand from Sri Lanka, and currently nearly 95% of the population is Buddhist. Theravada is the predominent school, though beliefs are often mixed with folk religions. Mahayana Buddhism is also practiced in Thailand, though it is mostly confined to Thais of Chinese ancestry. Since the 1960s, many foreigners have trained at monasteries in Thailand, and […]

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Where to go for Songkran (Bangkok)

The best places to have the ultimate Songkran experience are the streets of Silom, Khao San, Sukhumvit and RCA. You can even venture out a bit to less crowded areas such as Thonburi and Bang Krachao for an even more local experience. Tip: be respectful of people when splashing water on them. Avoid hitting the eyes and […]

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Tips for Songkran

You’re going to get wet 100%. Very wet in fact. So make sure you’re wearing clothes that aren’t going to bleed colour all over your body (or end up entirely see-through), that they are not you best smart clothes, that your camera and especially your mobile phone is in a waterproof bag (or to be […]

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Thai Fruits

Like the charming people, exotic fruit greets you on almost every corner in Thailand. The country’s fertile plains and hot tropical climate, as well as its more temperate northern regions, means that pretty much anything grows here. As a result, few places on earth can claim to have such a plentiful supply of gorgeous tasting […]

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Stopped By Police In Thailand? What You Should Do?

  There are many stories about bad police planting evidence or fake police shaking down the innocent. What to do if someone claiming to be a police officer wants to search your person or belongings? The primary duty of the police is to protect people and property and to enforce laws. When a crime occurs, […]

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Thai Street Food (Pattaya)

A video showing you some typical Thai Street Food from Pattaya. Thailand is the kingdom of food on wooden sticks. From your classic chicken satay to sausages, fish, fruit, even steak, all can be found on glorified over-sized toothpicks when in Thailand. Chicken and pork are by far the most common, 10 baht a stick, however […]

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Erawan Museum – Samut Prakan

A huge, three-headed elephant statue standing upon an equally gargantuan pedestal is the first, and last, thing you see when visiting Samut Prakan’s Erawan Museum. It’s a splendid, towering beast: 250 tons in weight, 29 metres high, 39 metres long, and cast in a pure green-hued copper. From conception to completion it took almost ten […]

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Songkran 2018

Songkran 2018 in Bangkok – Having fun is a big part of Thai culture, and having fun amidst scorching heat is no exception. The hottest month of the year, April sees the entire country go bananas in friendly water fights and street parties that last nearly a week. During Songkran, most office buildings, banks as well […]

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Thailand – world’s best country to start a business

Thailand takes lead as the world’s best country to start a business Thailand was voted the Number One ranking of the list of Best Countries to Start a Business for the second year in a row out of a total of 80 countries surveyed by the US News and World Report. Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong […]

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