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Thai rocket festivals

Thai rocket festivals

In Thailand, Yasothon province is famous for it’s rocket festivals. Festivities will be held each year from May 11th till 15th. The tradition goes that rockets will help to kick off the rainy season needed for the farmers.┬áThe festivals are not restricted to Yasothon only. In neighbouring province Roi Et, villages organize their own festivities. [...]

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Jackpot

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Jackpot

Updated:Another popular and silly bar-game in Thailand is Jackpot.For those who don’t know the rules, throw your two dices and you may select one of the results or take the sum of the two. You flip the selected number and continue until you’re able to turn all nine numbers, whereby the word .JACKPOT. appears. If the [...]

Kneesy, Earsy, Nosey

Maybe some of you have seen the 1933 Laurel and Hardy movie The Devil’s Brother or Fra Diavolo.In one scene Laurel is doing the trick Kneesy, Earsy, Nosey, it seems very easy but it’s actually quite difficult to learn to do it well, so Hardy finds out in the movie. Being a bit bored here [...]

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Connect 4

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Connect 4

Edited photo thanks to Simon Few foreigners are able to win from Thai bar-ladies playing Connect 4, especially when being challenged to play for a drink. If you’re being challenged for a drink it usually means the lady played it at least over a 1000 times and will be easily able to beat any above-average [...]