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Songkran Festival – Thai New Year festival – Water festival

It is again the time of the year when Thailand goes crazy! The Thai New Year Festival (Songkran) is almost there and it’s time to get the final preparations done. Since I already talked a lot about Songkran over the past two years let me just give some short links to existing articles here: Brief introduction of Songkran. What is Songkran and when does it take place? Background of Songkran (Water) Festival Experiencing Songkran in Sukhothai Songkran 2011 Recap Songkran 2012 Recap For the newbies a very brief (check out the links…

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ONE Championship “Iron Will” – Recap

ONE Championship put on another MMA spectacle in order to wow the local Muay Thai loving audience. “Iron Will’ was capped of by a competitive champion vs champion bout and also delivered a few other interesting highlights – including some huge disappointments. Let’s break down the main card. Champion vs. Champion: Bibiano Fernandes def. Martin Nguyen The, arguably, best bout on the card. Two division champion Martin Nguyen, hailing from Vietnam & Australia, tried to become the first three division champion by taking on Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes from Brasil.…

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Living with Depression (in Thailand)

Mental health has become quite a topic over the past few years as we have seen many people suffering from depressive disorder or other mental health issues taking their own lives (last year it was Chester Bennington of Linkin’ Park as most ‘famous’ example). Even though the news talked about it for a while, by now it’s almost all completely forgotten again and nobody seems to care anymore. Here in Thailand old traditional values and thought processes are still being valued and held high and therefore ‘modern’ diseases such as…

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Living 

The Story behind the smile of Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige

Rika “Tindydoll” Ishige may be Thailand’s most beloved female martial artist today, but she was once disliked and relentlessly bullied by her schoolmates because of her appearance. Her unquestioned and undying self-confidence has not always been so readily available and accessible in Ishige’s arsenal during her youth. While her fierce demeanor in competition was seen on numerous occasions inside the ONE Championship cage, it was during her formative years where the future Thai martial arts superstar endured the fight of her life. During her childhood, Ishige was frequently picked on…

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MIT Global Startup Workshop Bangkok

MIT Global Startup Workshop March 26–28,2018 I Ba ngkok, Thaila nd Dream big.Dream tech. – Tools for innovation driven entrepreneurship The MIT Global Startup Workshop is proud to invite students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials to participate in the 21st annual Global Startup Workshop (MIT GSW 2018) from March 26–28,2018 at the Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Bangkok, and Sasin School of Management. MIT GSW 2018 will feature 10 pa nel disc ussions featur ing MIT faculty a nd regional tech entrepreneurs 10 hands-on wor kshops led by MIT innovation…

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Living 

Vero – the ‘instagram killer’?!

As the instagram competitor, Vero is now also slowly catching on in Thailand after having experienced a pretty impressive surge of users all across the world over the past few weeks, it’s worth looking into the ‘killer app’ that promises so much. It started off very well but has also seen lots of deletions as of late with several news reporting on the ‘dubious’ CEO and potential fees that might be rolled out soon. What makes Vero better than instagram? Over the past few weeks Vero quickly jumped up to…

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One Championship Bangkok – Iron Will [win tickets]

A once-in-a-lifetime bout will take place at ONE: IRON WILL, so don’t miss this night of the world’s most exciting martial arts action at Bangkok’s Impact Arena in Thailand! In the main event, ONE Bantamweight World Champion and living legend, Bibiano Fernandes, puts his belt on the line against ONE Featherweight & Lightweight World Champion Martin Nguyen, as he bids to become the first-ever triple-division titleholder. In addition to this historic encounter, Thailand’s finest warriors will also be starring alongside the biggest names in martial arts today, so don’t miss…

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Traveling 

Bondi Beach – My-Thai.org x Sydney, Australia [review]

Even though Thailand has wonderful beaches and travel destination it sometimes is nice to get out of what you have right in front of you and experience other new and exciting places. One of the places recently on the travel list: Bondi Beach.  After having lived right at Bondi Beach for quite some time it was fantastic to come back again and hence I figured it’s a good idea to share some experiences with you, in case you feel like taking a quick break from Thailand. Before we get into…

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