Living 

Are you a breakfast skipper?

Are you a morning person? If you are, you are incredibly awesome. Right now, I cannot even fully say that I am but I used to be so I think I can say that now I am half way to a morning person. When I’m home, my mom will never let me stay in bed later than eight. She always wake me up at six or seven. If I’m lucky enough (when she is in a good mood), she will let me sink into the bed till eight thirty. Before…

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Living 

Loi Krathong, The Floating Wishes

Thailand is the country where people have always value in religion and belief. You can obviously see that almost every action Thai people made is involved with faith in their hearts. In every holiday, Thai temples are filled with believers. However, there is a special holiday that Thai people don’t just only go to temples but also go to the rivers to float a baskets into streams with their families and their love ones. My blog this week will show you characteristics of an upcoming festival in Thailand which most…

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information Living Study 

Le Voyage dans la Lune: Movie magic that changed the world of film

When talking about the history of le cinéma(the cinema), a picture of the Moon whose face was shot by a bullet-shaped rocket would be the first thing that pops up in the mind of most people who are indulged in film. Certainly, I am talking about “Le Voyage dans la Lune” or “A Trip to the Moon” in English. This silent black-and-white film was directed by Georges Méliès, a French magicien(magician) and, most importantly, a pioneering film director who created a number of films with his awe-inspiring innovations that has…

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Living 

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

An art space locating in the heart of Bangkok city? Definitely worth your time to check it out! Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, in short BACC, is Bangkok’s art gallery that is open for everyone. The idea was raised by people whom support art and wanted an art space rather than a shopping mall. With people’s power and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, BACC was born. Art is not alienated anymore. This building serves as a destination for intellect, making art accessible to everyone. Creative ideas could be met here; exhibitions could…

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Living 

The Power of Our Hands for The Greater Good.

After having featured a few ways of supporting charities here on my-thai.org before (Make A Wish Foundation or 10 noteworthy charities in Bangkok) you might actually wonder why giving and helping others is so important. This article is trying to highlight a few aspects in this regard. In today’s blog post I am going to talk about volunteering because people, more or less, do not pay that much attention to this kind of activity anymore. Moreover we also rarely see this topic being discussed in the news, other than in relation to devastating…

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Traveling 

The Temple of Heaven: The most holy imperial temple in Beijing

This week we’re taking you abroad. While we usually focus on trips and travels around Thailand our current update will take you across the great wall right into the heart of China. Enjoy your trip!  Enough has been said about Tiananmen, Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. Today, I will take you to one of most magnificent historical attractions that you should not hesitate to visit! That is the Temple of Heaven or in Chinese called Tian Tan (天坛). Located in Chongwen, Beijing, it is the largest and the…

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