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Yahoo Answers, stupid question: Is Thailand weird?

Yahoo Answers, stupid question: Is Thailand weird?

Seen on Yahoo Answers posted in July 2010: steve Resolved Question Show me another┬╗ Is Thailand weird (because of ladyboys etc.)? My friend tells me if go see him in Thailand one thing I must not miss is ladyboys. Like, why? A guy in a dress, yes? Or is my friend not telling me something… he [...]

Time for some maintenance

Time for some maintenance

A month ago my netbook fell off my bed, whereby the battery was ripped off and broke one of the battery holder clips.I repaired it temporarely with tape, keeping the battery in place, but was not happy with the solution.Yesterday I undertook the bold enterprise (to go where nobody goes..) and opened up my netbook [...]

Strange Thai stone shells

The creator of the video shows stone like animals called Hin Hoi, meaning rock shell fossil. He got them from´╗┐ a temple near Udon Thani and was told they are to be found at a specific location along the Mekong River. They react by moving when you put them on a thin layer of lemon [...]

Oldest farang community in Thailand now here for over 300 years

Oldest farang community in Thailand now here for over 300 years

Jewish communityin Khao San Road, Bangkok According to several sources there are about 1000 Jewish people permanently living in Thailand, the major part of them are concentrated in Khao San Road, Bangkok, but smaller communities exist in Chiang Mai, Phuket and Koh Samui. In the 17th century the so-called Baghdadi Jews from Russia first arrived here and [...]

Thai corruption got higher after Thaksin left

Thai corruption got higher after Thaksin left

According to Transparency International, an independent organisation, which measures world wide corruption on a scale from 0 to 10, (0 represents highly corrupt, 10 means highly clean), this year along with China, Columbia, Greece, Lesotho, Peru and Servia, Thailand scores a mere 3.5 ranking it no. 78. Last year the Kingdom ranked 87 showing some improvement [...]

Stonehenge: Playfulness of our ancestors?

Stonehenge: Playfulness of our ancestors?

Now and then I like to do a little bit of photoshopping.A while ago I sent this entry to worth1000.com for a competition called Monumental Mistakes 2.By the way I became 3rd.

Farang/Thai slang

Farang/Thai slang

Various things about Thai slang have been written, but so far I didn’t come across a topic dealing with slang terms or words used by foreigners or expats living in Thailand or visiting Thailand frequently. From what I learned until now, I compiled a small list of slang terms and phrases used for inter-farang or [...]

The true story of Jack Schitt

The true story of Jack Schitt

Seen at a toilet door in Patong, Phuket.

Cooking amazing Thai food with Yingsak

Cooking amazing Thai food with Yingsak

The most famous Thai saucebrand produced by Yan WalYun Co.,Ltd, Established in1947 Now my favorite program to be seen at ASEAN TV, is a cooking show co-sponsored by Healthy Boy Brand sauces, broadcasted every Saturday morning at 11:00am. During the program the entertaining host Yingsak speaks both Thai and English and will demonstrate each time how to cook [...]

Effective Swine Flu cure

Effective Swine Flu cure

Seen in Phuket, the final remedy for Swine Flu (H1N1)