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#metoo, Thailand?

If you’re somewhat active on social media and / or follow international news you probably came across the news about sexual harassment cases in Hollywood involving all kinds of famous or important people. In the wake of all those news the #metoo campaign, that has been around for quite a while, gathered lots of attention again especially thanks to its spread on Facebook and Twitter (where actress Alyssa Milano seems to have given it another boost by posting it again). As the campaign gained attention I saw more and more…

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Custom made suits with Topasia in Bangkok

When checking the requests we get here on my-thai.org on a frequent basis then the question in regards to reliable custom tailors is one that we come across rather often. That makes sense of course as Thailand is somewhat famous for inexpensive, yet decent quality, custom made suits. While there are many tailors to be found in common tourist areas we tried to find a shop that we not just ‘know’ but actually can recommend due to personal talks and experiences with the owner. This brings us to “Topasia Suit”….

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Bangkok Flood Survival Kit [infographic]

With more rain announced my-thai.org compiled this handy flood survival kit for you so you know what it takes to survive those terrible flash floods in Bangkok city. You’re welcome. If you have any additions to the list, shout out in the comments! Also feel free to share that infographic with everybody who needs some guidance in order to survive the big city floods.  

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Interview with Pathfinders Podcast

Recently I’ve been invited to join the Pathfinders Podcast and while I’m not a huge fan of hearing myself talk I do like the idea behind the podcast a lot. Talking about unusual ‘careers’ and different approaches to life, studies, education, writing, and more (did we actually say ‘orgy’ in there? :o). Check it out below and make sure to follow that fantastic project and listen to all the other podcasts on pathfinderpodcast.com. If you got any follow up questions or remarks, please shout out in the comments. As I’m…

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My-Thai.org x Rommate Hacks @ ONE Championship Press Conference

ONE Championship, Asia’s biggest sports entertainment company, just recently held another Press Conference here in Bangkok in order to promote their December 9 event, “Warriors of the World”. As I wasn’t able to make it in person, I teamed up with the vloggers of Roommate Hacks in order to bring you a short best of video with the highlights form said press conference and a few words by ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong and the fighting couple and upcoming Thai fight stars Shannon ‘OneShin” Wiratchai and Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige. Check…

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5 best online channels to learn Thai

Sawadee Krub dear reader! It doesn’t really matter whether or not you’re a tourist touring Thailand or an expat living in the Land of Smiles, knowing the Thai language to some extend will certainly come in handy. With the advancement of technology it is now easier than ever to find sources in the sheer endless depth of the world wide web that promise to help you master basically every language on this planet. In order to navigate through this huge amount of would-be Thai teachers my-thai.org is here to show…

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5 Best Universities for a PhD in Thailand

If you’re based in Thailand and think about furthering your academic career you might end up considering a PhD at some point. There are several reasons why one could think about doing a PhD abroad first (it’s really expensive here for example) but there are some pros for doing it right here as well (a: you are already here so getting supervision is easier). So if you consider doing your PhD in the land of smiles, here are the five best Universities to look into for such a venture. Please…

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Facts about the funeral of King Bhumibol in October 2017

It has been almost one year since the passing of King Bhumibol on 13th October 2016. As he was arguably Thailand’s most beloved King in recent history the outcry and sadness was felt everywhere. By now millions of people might have visited is final resting place at the Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their final respects. As we’re closing in on the one year mark of this sad event the day of the cremation of King Bhumibol is coming closer. There are a few questions out there in regards to…

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