Archive for June, 2015
Bangkok Markets – Chatuchak and Or Tor Kor Posted by sasha on Jun 30, 2015
There are tons of amazing markets to peruse in Bangkok. Perhaps the most famous is the massive Chatuchak Weekend Market, the largest in the country. Nearby is the Or Tor Kor fresh market, a great place to buy your groceries or just grab a delicious and cheap local meal.
Thai Summer Vocabulary Posted by sasha on Jun 18, 2015
Just because it’s hot all year in Thailand doesn’t mean you can’t talk about summer in Thai. Build up your Thai vocab and get ready for summer by studying these words! Summer summer (ฤดูร้อน – réu-doo rón) summer vacation (วันหยุดฤดูร้อน wan yùt réu-doo rón) summer school (ภาคฤดูร้อน pâak réu-doo rón) Weather hot (ร้อน – rón)…
Thai Survival Phrases Posted by sasha on Jun 16, 2015
Gearing up for a trip to Thailand? Make your trip much easier by learning these useful survival phrases in Thai!
5 Must-See Temples in Bangkok Posted by sasha on Jun 8, 2015
With over 400 temples scattered throughout the city, it’s clear that Buddhism is a vital part of Bangkok and Thailand as a whole. Visitors to the Thai capital will most certainly want to include a few of these glittering wats (วัด – wát) in their trip, but which ones to choose? Here are 5 must-see…
Vesak in Thailand Posted by sasha on Jun 1, 2015
Today is an important holiday for Buddhists all over the world, marking the birth, enlightenment, and death of Guatama Buddha. This day goes by many names – Vesak, Vesākha, and Buddha Purnima to name a few – and in Thailand it’s called Visakha Bucha (วิสาขบูชา). The date varies from country to country depending on what calendar…