Traveling 

51 of the most inspiring travel quotes

Not sure if you want to travel or if it would be worth it? These quotes will you convince that traveling is always worth it – especially in Thailand of course! ;-) 1. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop A post shared by my-Thai.org (@mythaiorg) on Feb 28, 2017 at 2:25am PST 2. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill A post shared by my-Thai.org (@mythaiorg) on Mar 8, 2017 at 9:42am PST 3. “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into…

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vishaka bucha day thailand Living 

Visakha Bucha Day

Visakha Bucha Day 2018 falls on Tuesday, May 29th. It is one of the most important buddhist holidays and therefore celebrated extensively. Find some more general information below: VISAKHA BUCHA (Vesak) means the worship of Buddha on the full moon day of the sixth lunar month. This usually happens during May. In the case of a year with an extra eighth lunar month – Adhikamasa (there are 13 full moons in that year) – the Visakha Bucha Day falls on the full moon day of the seventh lunar month. BIRTH –…

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Living 

9 ways how Thailand helped to improve my mindfulness

One thing that many of my friends and family keep telling me ever since I moved to Thailand is that I am more ‘relaxed’ now. Less stressed. And smile more. Now one could say: Of course. It’s the Land Of Smile. You gotta be all happy and smiley. Plus you’re a foreigner there. So you earn more and have a better live than the locals anyways. Wrong! First I don’t earn more than Thais in the same position and secondly I live a simple, ‘normal’ life here and don’t take…

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Living 

Online Business Get Rich Quick Scam Courses hit Bangkok

So this is going to get a bit ugly here, I will try not to use too many swear words though. Over the past few weeks I saw lots of ads and posts popping up in my facebook feed that I thought have died a well deserved death years ago. Apparently, however, that was not the case and, like Whitewalkers, these horror shows simply don’t die off. What I am talking about? Online Business – Get rich quick scams. They come by different names but all promise and look, more…

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Living TIT 

Latest News: Thailand to save the environment one plastic bag at a time.

The F-Word section is dedicated to critical thoughts and opinions. The F-Word stands for Farang Word in this case since a lot of issues are usually “solved” by saying we have different cultural backgrounds. Sometimes that just doesn’t do the trick. We try to show some problems – and maybe even get people to think about those things mentioned. The F-Word might be a bit provocative or sarcastic at times – it is however not meant to offend anyone. Those issues are just being raised because we care – if…

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Living 

6 things to consider when celebrating Songkran

Woohooo. It’s Songkran season! Songkran is the Thai New Year and, since it is the most important festival of the year, it comes with 3 official public holidays (and more private holidays) in tow. Everybody loves Songkran and everybody knows it. Ask people what they think or know about Songkran, and not matter whether it is a foreigner or Thai, they will probably say: Water, Party, Holidays (hopefully followed by ‘Family Time’ or something nice like that). Songkran parties can be found literally everywhere. On the streets, temples, in front…

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90 days report thailand Living 

90 days report scrapped

Bangkok, April 1, 2018. To celebrate the easter weekend local Thai authorities finally got rid of the tedious 90 days report for foreigners staying in the kingdom for a longer period. The move, that was announced by the Thailand immigration bureau’s sub division for cyber communication efforts and expatriate well-being, has been hailed as a great move by almost every single major pundit in and outside the country and even got praise from high level political and economical heavy weights such as “Coconuts Bangkok” and the always open, unbiased and…

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Living 

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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Living 

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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