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A Cultural Trip Through Thailand (Part One – Bangkok) Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

A 2-week cultural trip through Thailand begins in the capital – Bangkok. Spend three full days exploring the city’s glittering temples, impressive museums, art & culture center, and mega-malls. Check out Part One of this video series bringing you tons of Thai culture in Bangkok:

Temple of the Emerald Buddha Posted by on Sep 7, 2016

There are thousands upon thousands of temples across Thailand, but none is more sacred than Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว wát prá gâew). Located within the confines of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it’s also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha for the important, holy relic that is housed here. A visit to this…

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Wat Phra Kaew Video Tour Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

There are lots of temples in Thailand, but none is more important or sacred than Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว). Located within the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it’s also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha for the ancient relic that’s housed here. It’s a stunning temple, and is one of the…

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An Intro to Thai Language and Culture Posted by on Jul 7, 2016

Thailand is a beautiful country that has been drawing tourists by the millions for decades. Whether it’s the sandy beaches of the many islands, the jungles of the north, the ancient ruins of former capitals, or the excitement of Bangkok, Thailand has something to offer every type of traveler. If you’re planning a trip to…

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2015 Posted by on Dec 30, 2015

Thai longtail boat.

It’s the end of the year, which means reflecting on the year gone by and looking forward to the one ahead. For many people, this includes making New Year’s resolutions. A very popular one is to learn a language, something that we know a lot about! We’re here to help our readers learn all about…

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Makha Bucha Day Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

Did you know that today is a public holiday in Thailand? It’s Makha Bucha Day (วันมาฆบูชา – wan maa-ká-boo-chaaa), an important Buddhist festival held on the full moon of the third month according to the Thai calendar. In Thai, “makha” is the name given to the third month, and “bucha” means “to honor/venerate.” Thus, Makha Bucha…

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