Archive for May, 2015
Temple Hopping in Bangkok Posted by sasha on May 28, 2015
Did you know that Bangkok is home to over 400 temples? Of course you won’t be able to visit them all, but there are a few that you just can’t miss! Tour five of them in this short video.
5 Things to Love About Bangkok Posted by sasha on May 25, 2015
“Love at first sight” doesn’t usually happen for travelers to Bangkok, but there’s a lot to love about the Thai capital once you get beyond the endless traffic and the pushy touts. From the glittery temples, to the mouth-watering cuisine, to the wild nightlife, you’ll fall in love with BKK after watching this video.
Why I Love Bangkok Posted by sasha on May 21, 2015
When I first visited Bangkok back in 2011, the city didn’t exactly give me a great first impression. From haggling with rude cab drivers, to being stuck in awful traffic, to dealing with hawks and touts, I couldn’t wait to get out of the Thai capital and head south to the islands. Since then I’ve…
How to Count to 100 in Thai Posted by sasha on May 12, 2015
Make your trip to Thailand a bit easier by learning how to count to 100 in Thai! Follow the video and practice at home, and you’ll be able to count from 1 all the way to 100.
Coronation Day in Thailand Posted by sasha on May 5, 2015
Today is Coronation Day (วันฉัตรมงคล – wan chàt-mong-kon) in Thailand, a public holiday that commemorates the day current King Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช) had his coronation ceremony back in 1950. This came four years after he was crowned as the ninth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty when his elder brother died. On that day 65 years…
Labor Day in Thailand Posted by sasha on May 1, 2015
Countries all around the world are celebrating Labor Day today, and Thailand is no different. In Thai, it’s known as National Labor Day (วันแรงงานแห่งชาติ – wan raeng ngaan hàeng châat), and it has been a public holiday ever since 1935. The day is meant to celebrate the achievements of Thai workers, but it’s more of…