Expatriate life in Thailand seen through the eyes of an Englishman living happily amongst the Thai people in a small village near Prachuap Khiri Khan. A mixed bag covering expat issues, Thai politics and media, Thai culture and lifestyle in fact you will find an opinion on most things Thai.
About me: An English expatriate living in near Prachuap Khiri Khan Thailand. Interested in all things Thai, culture, politics, lifestyle, media and expat issues.
Thailands Hill Tribes-Taking a Trek to See Them
Holidays to Thailand are full of different opportunities. Whether you fancy lazing on a beach, visiting historic sites and temples or spotting wildlife in the countries numerous national parks then you can do it in Thailand. Adventure holidays are also very popular including things like white water... Sat, 10 Jul 2010 03:46:00
Real Time Stats Blogger in Draft Dashboard
A quick heads up for all you Blogger users. Google has just introduced real time stats for your blog that you can access from your Blogger in Draft dashboard. If you fire up Blogger in Draft(link at bottom of normal dashboard) you will find an extra tab under each of your sites.
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June in Thailand June in Thailand has been very dry with only a small amount of rain being recorded on two days. Daytime temperatures have however been slightly cooler as the SW Monsoon tries to kick in. A general lack of rain throughout the country has once again been the topic of much discussion and drought condi... Thu, 01 Jul 2010 08:02:00
Brown Girl in the Sun
Last year I wrote a post, White Skin, Whiter Skin-A Thai Obsession. In the article I took an outsiders perspective on what seemed to me a Thai obsession with having a white skin.Here's an extract from what I wrote:"Now I can't even attempt to provide an answer as to why Thai culture values a wh... Sat, 26 Jun 2010 03:15:00
Welcome to the OK Karaoke
Welcome to the OK Karaoke. I am sure anyone who has visited Thailand or actually lives here will know that the Thais love loud music and I mean ear bursting loud. Whether its in the go-go bars of Pattaya, a night club in Bangkok or even a concert in the local temple grounds, there is no happ... Thu, 24 Jun 2010 05:36:00