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More English sign fails

More English sign fails

Fight ticket   Tank (Thank)

Thai flood crisis hit non-affected areas as well

Thai flood crisis hit non-affected areas as well

A Bangkok beggar donates to the flood crisis. . Surely not one of the worst examples: An almost empty cigarette shelf in a 7-Eleven outlet in one of the dry areas, Ao Nang, Krabi. The severe Thai flood crisis shown in the news all over the world, let many people assume all of Thailand is [...]

Happy birthday Thai version

Here’s the happy birthday song in Thai/Isan Morlam style.Surprise your Thai friends on their birthday by posting this vid on their facebook:

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Seen in Ao Nang, Krabi:

Weird travel magazine

Weird travel magazine

Seen in a local magazine called Passport:15.000 copies are issued of this free tourist magazine distributed in Krabi province.Obviously quite some advertising space has not been sold and is filled up with nonsense, however some funny ads are real. Crappy service?The Chatchada House really exist in Ao Nang and no matter what they say, reviews [...]

Dubious items for sale at Thai fair

Dubious items for sale at Thai fair

Seen at a fair in Ao Nang, Krabi: Looks like an old model phone. Hey, what’s that at the top, not the antenna.. ZAP!!Push a button on the side and it functions as a 100,000 Volt taser. A pocket size scale for weighing ?gold? Obviously not, and these items are not for junior chemistry experiments.Seems [...]

Online Thai flood map

Online Thai flood map

For an up to date nation wide view of the Thai flood crisis click here. Another useful site is Google Thai floods crisis map.

Where are you from?

Where are you from?

When abroad, the most popular opening line is: “Where are you from?”After answering the question, provided you’re not from the same country, conversation often continues about what one knows about the other’s country.Below is a list of clich├ęs experienced travelers from various countries have to deal with and are actually fed up with. Australia: “Put [...]

Kanhu – My "ear" is itching

Last summer a YouTube video became an overnight hit in Thailand.In the video singer Jah performs an old luk thung song named Kanhu, which mean as much as; [my] ear [is] itching.Although the old song was indended to be unambiguous and innocent, scarcely dressed Jah managed to give a whole new meaning to the title in her show. [...]

Sniff Kissing

Sniff Kissing

Read in the Thai for Lovers guide:A “sniff kiss” is the traditional Thai romantic kiss. You plant your nose on your loved one’s cheek (or other part of the body) and gently sniff in.Thai people consider this very sweet and romantic. It is also used by parents to show affection for their children.In general, men [...]