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Thai Blog Greatest Hits Posted by sasha on Mar 29, 2018
After 4 years of contributing to the Thai blog, it’s time for me to say ลาก่อน (goodbye). I’ve had some amazing experiences traveling in Thailand, learning a bit of the language and a lot about the culture, and it’s been my pleasure to share them with you. Just like a classic rock star on their farewell…
Politeness in Thai Culture Posted by sasha on Jan 26, 2015
Politeness is a very important part of Thai culture, but of course there are differences between the Thai and Western ways of being polite. While the people in Thailand are generally quite friendly and understanding – which is not surprising considering tourism is the biggest industry in the country – a little politeness goes a…
Polite Particles in Thai – Krap and Ka Posted by sasha on Jan 15, 2015
Politeness is incredibly important in Thai culture, and it starts with what you say. Learn how to use the polite particles “krap” and “ka” in this short language video.