Category: Thailand

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Yi Peng and Loy Krathong Hacks

Yi Peng and Loy Krathong Hacks

You probably won’t be too surprised when you hear us say that Thailand is an amazing place, overflowing with cultural celebrations that we never tire of partaking in. From water fights to ghosts to home-made rockets, there’s always something going on to stimulate the senses. However, with Thailand consistently placing among the top tourist destinations...

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Tribal Tastes

Tribal Tastes

We sometimes say that the best thing about Thai food is that it’s almost mathematically rewarding. Much like a fractal – a geometric figure that contains infinite detail no matter how far you zoom in – it seems that there is no end to the new and interesting ways one can enjoy it. “Yes, we...

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Rediscovering the Old vs. Inventing the New

Rediscovering the Old vs. Inventing the New

Photo: CityLife One thing that’s puzzled us a bit over the last couple of decades in Thailand has been the unceasing construction of new temples. Don’t get us wrong – we love temples and what they represent – but many times we gaze in reverence at a beautiful new structure but then turn around to see...

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Changing Hearts and Minds on Elephants

Changing Hearts and Minds on Elephants

We’ve all seen ideas change, traditions fall out of favor, and norms shift to the left or right, usually as a response to changing cultural or societal norms. As an example, it’s sometimes difficult to watch movies or read literature from decades past and not cringe a little bit at what we now deem as...

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Best Vegetarian Experiences in Bangkok

Best Vegetarian Experiences in Bangkok

Bangkok is known for a lot of things, but food is probably the thing that people write, blog, film, and talk about the most. It’s everywhere here – on the street, in shops, food courts, pop-up booths, hotel buffets and Michelin starred restaurants. The variety is endless, but there are a few barriers to entry...