The Effects of Cross-Cultural Marriages on Children and the Family

Are you presently involved in a cross-cultural relationship? Do you want to tie the knot with your beloved and raise a family of your own? Congratulations, for having the courage to embark on this challenging and noble journey. But before you do that, you have to learn the effects and problems that you could encounter in these types of relationships. …

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Thai massage – Benefits, risks and making the most of your visit

Once you visit Thailand, one of the things you are not likely to miss, is getting a massage. The Thai massage is a well-known therapy and it is easy to find a place to get a massage from almost any corner in major cities. Thai massage is a Thai traditional healing practice combining acupressure, assisted yoga postures, and Indian Ayurvedic …

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Ladyboys and Kathoey – Everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask!

Ladyboys

The ladyboys of Thailand Many people confuse this term with men that are now women in every sense of the word but this is not the true meaning of the term. ladyboys does not have all the physical workings of a female and while they may have some parts or features of a female through surgery or H.R.T (hormone replacement …

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Chapter 7: Ordering food at a restaurant and Thai dining etiquette

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Thailand is heaven for food… And if you’re staying in Bangkok, you can find food everywhere, on the opposite side of your luxury hotel, in the market near your condominium, in the department stores, on both sides of the street in the business areas, or along the footpath to your office. But what has made Thai food so famous is …

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Chapter 6: Telling Time and Making Appointments

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If you’ve been staying in Thailand for a while, you might’ve noticed this — most Thais are never on time. Whether it is family gathering, social event or business deal, we’re likely to show up L-A-T-E. Some might blame Bangkok’s infamous traffic but I think it’s got something to do with our easy-go- ing state of mind and the “Mai …

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Chapter 2: Greetings & Introducing Yourself

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Hello, my lovely students! you’ve learned a lot about how to construct simple sentences in the first chapter. I hope you enjoyed the lesson and have spent your free time practicing what I told you diligently. With the knowledge of basic Thai grammar together with some vocabulary you’ve collected from your everyday life (or maybe your newly bought dictionary), now …

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Chapter 4: Counting and Bargaining

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If you ever walked on the crowded street of Silom at night time, you would’ve known that it is one of the most hectic and spectacular shopping spots in Bangkok. Besides the countless skyscrapers, hotels in diverse size and quality, shops and restaurants, nightclubs and bars, Silom also houses thousand of stall boasting various products from men and lady clothes …

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