Traveling 

Heaven on Earth: Top 3 Places You Shouldn’t Miss in Vangvieng

“Let’s go to Vangvieng. I’ve always wanted to go there for a long time!” and many words came out of his mouth, trying to persuade me to join his trip which he promoted that it will be very tough with very low budget for the entire trip. “We’ll use only 2,500 Baht for the whole trip! Now what would you say?” I replied with one sentence, “Yes, I’m in.” Well, my answer probably surprised my friend a bit since he spent lots of time talking and convincing me. Vangvieng is always…

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Traveling 

Songkran Festival in Uttaradit – Time Flies, But Classy Never Dies.

Do you have any idea where Uttaradit Province is in Thailand? .. Hmm.. I bet none of you know it or just a very few might have heard of its name somewhere. What? Where? Why Uttaradit? Let me tell you briefly about Uttaradit Province. Uttaradit is a very small province in the lower part of the North of Thailand and upper part of the Central Thailand. It is so small that even not many Thai people know where it exactly is. Some think it is near Udon Thani. Some think it is in the…

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bang-la-merd-thai art after the coup Living 

Voice of Bang-La-Merd – Art under Martial Law

What is fun about writing with Sascha at my-thai.org is that I happen to visited many cool places around Bangkok. (Oh yes, I’m a native and he’s a German expat.) Sometimes being a local can be a great excuse to overlook things around you like “It’s ok. I live here. I can be there anytime.”… and end up with going nowhere at all. So this time, once again, he sent me a link about an interview with the actress of Bang-La-Merd: the Land I Do Not Own, which is the…

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Living Social Media 

Print Media and its survival in the Digital World

Come and gone is a normal flow for every business. But while the media business is a very competitive one, then what makes print media survive in the surrounding of digital alternatives? E-book, E-mail, E-newspaper, E-magazine, E-commerce, E-ticket Online.. All are gone online. All e-forms mentioned above are just the beginning of the “E-Age” and I guess many more are going to come into existence in 2015 and later on. Nowadays you can read on the phone, do business on screen (bye for now paper) and have conversations instead of writing…

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Traveling 

From Flood Fighter to Full-Time Tourist – Exploring Pai

Back in 2011, Bangkok faced one of the biggest floods in its history. I was a Thammasat University student back then and our campus is the biggest hub for the flood victims. Therefore, we tried very hard to save our campus and the neighborhood by volunteering for making sand sack barricades or taking care of the victims who came to stay at our campus since their homes were already flooded. However, at the end, we all had to move out because we couldn’t stand the flood any longer. People were sent to…

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