Cultural Adjustment: Tell Me About It

Adjusting to a different culture can be both invigorating and frustrating at different stages of the process, but never dull. Continue reading Cultural Adjustment: Tell Me About It

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The Language Of Love From Thailand

Dogs barking at airplanes, a social fox, a sweet mouth, many hearts and the navel express. What’s that all about?

These are just a mere snippet of over 900 words and phrases covered in the brilliant book by Kaewmala called ” Thai Love Talk – In Search of Love and Romance.” Continue reading The Language Of Love From Thailand

Thai/ Western Cross Cultural Relationships: Keeping A Loose Itinerary for Thailand

Ben had a loose itinerary for the trip back to Thailand, but not a rigid one, he had learnt from past mistakes down the years about down to the minute itineraries, especially in Thailand. It gets to the point that you might as well have stayed at home if you are going to be governed by the clock whilst away Continue reading Thai/ Western Cross Cultural Relationships: Keeping A Loose Itinerary for Thailand

Thai Love Story: How Can I Love A Soldier

Nawin was also very popular at school as he was an extremely handsome man and a bit of a naughty boy as well. He had lots of girlfriends and the Thai calls this (cao shuu maak – เจ้าชู้มาก). Not only was it a massive surprise to me that he chose to flirt with me, but it was also a big surprise to most of the other girls at my school. The relationship was cemented when he stopped seeing other girls and became serious with me. On that note the whole school knew we were now boyfriend and girlfriend and I could not believe it. Continue reading Thai Love Story: How Can I Love A Soldier

‘Watching The Thais’ by Tom Tuohy: All Of Your Living In Thailand Questions Answered

This book is jam-packed with great stories, anecdotes and lived experiences by the author. No matter whether you are somebody arriving in Thailand for the first time to work, just to spend some time or somebody who has been in the kingdom of Thailand for a while already. This is a must have product. There are some incredible insights in the book and the author has covered an awful lot of ground. I thoroughly recommend the book ‘Watching The Thais’ by Tom Tuohy. Continue reading ‘Watching The Thais’ by Tom Tuohy: All Of Your Living In Thailand Questions Answered

Retirement Abroad: Ever Thought About Hua Hin,Thailand?

Today I take a look at the beach resort of Hua Hin, Thailand with a view as a retirement location. A place to spend some time now and then or at least a place to visit for a vacation. These are a batch of posts previously done on Hua Hin, Thailand. Continue reading Retirement Abroad: Ever Thought About Hua Hin,Thailand?