Archive for March, 2011
Full Moon Party – Video Posted by sasha 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…
Nee nan non Posted by palmisano 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 palmisano 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 palmisano 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 sasha 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…
How to speak more politely in Thai Posted by palmisano on Mar 21, 2011
Learn how to speak politely in Thai.
Koh Tao – Video Posted by sasha 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…