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Accomodation reviews I never made

Accomodation reviews I never made

Photo thanks to cyber-tec When booking accomodations through agencies like Agoda.com or booking.com etc. they usually have an excellent customer satisfaction response system.If I have the chance I will comment and usually I don’t complain much because I’m easily satisfied and if not it is mostly my fault because I didn’t check it out carefully [...]

You know you’re dating a ladyboy if..

You know you’re dating a ladyboy if..

A banned ad for Tiger beer, depicting a Thai ladyboy On the internet the’re over 12.000 pages just about how to spot a ladyboy, so it becomes a cliché to mention anything more about this topic. Therefore I compiled an alternative list of 10 reasons to find out when you’re dating a (post-op) ladyboy. You know you’re dating [...]

Legacy of "The King and I" lives on

Legacy of "The King and I" lives on

Anna Harriette Leonowensat younger age A portrait of Anna at later age In 1862 British Anna Harriette Leonowens aged 31 was appointed first as a teacher of the 39 wives and concubines and 82 children and later as a language secretary of the Thai king Mongkut (Rama IV), aged 60.In his invitation the king explicitly mentioned he did [...]

One more reason to learn Thai

One more reason to learn Thai

Yesterday evening in Bangkok it was raining cats and dogs, so I decided not to go out, but order some food in the room instead, when calling the reception I had the following conversation: “Hello, I would like to order some club sandwiches..”“Club sanwich?”“Yes, that’s number 13 on your menu right?”“Yes, uhh club sanwich.. How many [...]

Lady Para sings about Lady Gaga

Another funny song from Isan; Para means fermented fish:

How to make a Thai laptop power supply fit in normal outlets

How to make a Thai laptop power supply fit in normal outlets

In Thailand all laptops are being sold with an adaptor with a three-way plug, however most places will not have three way outlets. Here is a very easy solution: For some reasons the Thai electricity standards prescripe a three way plug for devices using more than a certain Wattage, this includes laptops which normally will [...]

Suriname & African fashion shop in Bangkok

Suriname & African fashion shop in Bangkok

Seen at a clothes shop in Rajthevee, Bangkok.Suriname and African fashion for sale.

Giant size clothes

Giant size clothes

Seen at a fashion store in Rajthevee, Bangkok:On the right; what’s the size, XXXXL?

Two restaurant rules

Two restaurant rules

Seen at a restaurant in Rajthevee, Bangkok:‘Please’1. If you never order, can’t seat here.2. Don’t order only water.They must have had some bad experiences in the past.

Bangkok by night

Bangkok by night