Beauty Products In Don Muang, Bangkok, Thailand

Through my long association with Thailand the entrepreneurial spirit is always very evident especially with Thai ladies. Continue reading Beauty Products In Don Muang, Bangkok, Thailand

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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

Traveling Light and Tiptoeing Through Cross-Cultural Relationships

You would think that a long marriage or lengthy relationship between a Thai and a westerner would mean that cross cultural differences just didn’t exist anymore or at least were minimal. Well, this is certainly not the case with regards to Kevin and Waan who have been married for the best part of 27 years and living in England the majority of that time. Continue reading Traveling Light and Tiptoeing Through Cross-Cultural Relationships

Ne’er The Twain Shall Meet By Nick Noye: A Book Review Of A Novel Set In Bangkok,Thailand

Life is based around a small restaurant in the back streets of Bangkok ran by an alcoholic Chinese restaurateur and his long-suffering and frustrated wife. Every morning for the past 7 years a retired English major (and also alcoholic), has joined the Chinese Restaurateur at a back table of his restaurant in order to drink whisky together. Continue reading Ne’er The Twain Shall Meet By Nick Noye: A Book Review Of A Novel Set In Bangkok,Thailand

ฉันจะรักทหารได้อย่างไร

ในเรื่ิองของความรัก สำหรับบางคนช่างเป็นเรื่องที่แสนง่ายดาย แต่สำหรับบางคนช่างเป็นเรื่ิองที่ยากเย็นแสนเข็ญเหลือเกิน ความรักของฉันเป็นความรักที่งดงาม ถึงแม้ว่ามันจะทำให้ฉันได้รู้สึกถึงความเจ็บปวดอันแสนหนักหน่วงอย่างที่ฉันไม่เคยรู้สึกมาก่อน แต่ไม่ว่าอารมณ์ไหน ทั้งความงดงามและเจ็บปวด ล้วนทำให้ฉันมีความสุข สุขที่ได้มีช่วงเวลานั้น ฉันยอมรับว่าฉันรักช่วงเวลานั้นเหลือเกินและอยากจะเก็บไว้ในความทรงจำตลอดไป และแม้แต่…เมื่อถึงวันหนึ่งฉันอยากจะถ่ายทอดเรื่องราวความรักของฉันให้ใครสักคนได้ฟังถึงช่วงเวลาที่ดีที่สุดในชีวิตที่ฉันเคยมีและเคยรู้สึก Continue reading ฉันจะรักทหารได้อย่างไร

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

Outside My Bangkok Comfort Zone And A Strange Kind Of Friendship

One of the most productive exercises I have found for pushing the boundaries and operating outside one’s comfort zone is to start at the end of life and chunk back. Imagine you are 75 years old and looking back over your life to the age you are now. How does it look? Did you do all you wanted to do, be what you wanted to be. Continue reading Outside My Bangkok Comfort Zone And A Strange Kind Of Friendship