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Full Moon Party – Video Posted by on Mar 31, 2011

While I already posted a written account of the monthly rager on Koh Pha-Ngan, I figured the video footage I had shouldn’t go unused. That being said, here is a short video I put together about the backpacker Mecca that is the Full Moon party in Thailand. Next month, you can look forward to some…

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Nee nan non Posted by on Mar 29, 2011

This and that, here and there. They all sound similar in Thai, so how do you keep these words straight?

What year is it in Thailand? Posted by on Mar 28, 2011

Why is it year 2554 in Thailand, and when is New Years in Thailand?

What does famous mean in Thai? Posted by on Mar 27, 2011

In English, the words ‘famous’ and ‘popular’ are similar, yet still have different meanings. But in Thai, there is only one word. So how do you talk about being famous and popular, in Thai?

Island Hopping – Part Two – Full Moon Party Posted by on Mar 23, 2011

After our one-night stay on Koh Tao, we headed back to the pier to catch the early ferry bound for Koh Pha-Ngan. With the memory of the previous day’s boat ride from hell still fresh in our minds (and stomachs), we opted for the VIP seats on the upper deck. The 100 baht fee each…

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How to speak more politely in Thai Posted by on Mar 21, 2011

Learn how to speak politely in Thai.

Koh Tao – Video Posted by on Mar 20, 2011

Arriving in Bangkok early in the morning after a long flight from Beijing, we only had a few hours before we had to get back on the road. We boarded the night train bound for Chumphon, then switched to a bus, and finally a ferry, on our way to Koh Tao. This small island on…

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