Nicknames in Thailand
Culture

“SAY MY NAME”: THE REASON BEHIND
THAI NICKNAMES

The more Thai people you meet and get to know, the more you’ll notice that they often have one syllable nicknames such as Mee, Jan or Noi, as well as a long-winded traditional name. Not only are the nicknames easier to remember and pronounce, but they often denote something about

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Elephant Sanctuary Thailand
Adventures

Read This Before Visiting An Elephant Sanctuary In Thailand

How can we not resist the chance to give these adorable giants with floppy ears a big hug? It’s part of the Thailand adventure to see an elephant and pet an elephant, maybe even to ride one? Being a huge tourist trend, there are loads of elephant sanctuaries in Thailand,

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Elephant Sanctuary Thailand
Adventures

READ THIS BEFORE VISITING AN
ELEPHANT SANCTUARY IN THAILAND

How can we not resist the chance to give these adorable giants with floppy ears a big hug? It’s part of the Thailand adventure to see an elephant and pet an elephant, maybe even to ride one? Being a huge tourist trend, there are loads of elephant sanctuaries in Thailand,

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Culture

What’s In A Name: How “thailand” Came To Be

With a name that is a fusion of Thai and English, one cannot help but wonder how the “Land of Smiles” ended up with such a name. “Land”, being English, is self-explanatory.  “Thai”, however, is a bit of a mystery, and it’s tied quite closely to the colorful history of

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Culture

WHAT’S IN A NAME:
HOW “THAILAND” CAME TO BE

With a name that is a fusion of Thai and English, one cannot help but wonder how the “Land of Smiles” ended up with such a name. “Land”, being English, is self-explanatory.  “Thai”, however, is a bit of a mystery, and it’s tied quite closely to the colorful history of

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Adventures

THE BEST PLACES TO CYCLE IN THAILAND

There’s nothing like having the freedom to explore a location on your own, and finding hidden gems in the nooks and crannies of the unbeaten paths rarely visited by tourists or tour buses. It would be best if you had your own mode of transport. A car is too expensive

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Guides

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN THAILAND?

It’s a question as old as time. What’s the difference between Northern and Southern Thailand? Is there even a difference? The short answer: yes. The long answer: Take a seat and read on. Thailand is a vast and varied country, with everything from food and language to culture and landscapes

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Culture

HOW TO EAT BREAKFAST LIKE A THAI

In Thailand, you’ll see as many food stalls and carts as convenience stores. If you wake up early to check out the morning markets, you’ll also find breakfast options at the perimeter of the market. Close to MRT and BTS stations, as well as schools and office buildings, you’ll see

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Culture

The Rub Down: What Exactly Is A Thai Massage?

Tired from an exhausting day of planes, buses, ferries, you find yourself hankering for a massage. You make your way to the massage parlor and find yourself overwhelmed by the choices: Thai massage, shiatsu, aromatherapy massage… Of course, you’re in Thailand, you’ll do it the Thai way, but should you

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Culture

THE RUB DOWN: WHAT EXACTLY
IS A THAI MASSAGE?

Tired from an exhausting day of planes, buses, ferries, you find yourself hankering for a massage. You make your way to the massage parlor and find yourself overwhelmed by the choices: Thai massage, shiatsu, aromatherapy massage… Of course, you’re in Thailand, you’ll do it the Thai way, but should you

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