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Thai-Buzz: Girls Who Help Pay for Dates

“Thai-Buzz” is a column that translates articles of diverse topics from Thailand’s biggest community sites and discussion forums. Topics on these forums range from restaurant reviews, lifestyle-relate...

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Eat Like a Thai: Authentic “Fast-Dish”

Thai cuisine is undoubtedly one of the most popular in the world. If you live in a big city, you can easily head over to your local Thai restaurant to satisfy your Pad Thai cravings. However, as most...

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Thai-Buzz: “Farang Culture” that Thais Cannot Accept

Introducing “Thai-Buzz”, a new column that translates articles of diverse topics from Thailand’s biggest community sites and discussion forums. Topics on these forums range from restaurant reviews, IT...

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Expat 101: Meeting Your Thai Partner’s Family For the First Time

Back in the days marrying a foreigner was somewhat looked down upon in Thailand. Fortunately, however, Thai society in general has become a lot more accepting than it used to be. Although some older g...

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Understanding Thai Funeral Customs & Traditions

Although this topic is rarely discussed, it is nevertheless useful to know as the last thing one wants is to be disrespectful in these kinds of situations. Since over 90 percent of Thai population ide...

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Thai-Buzz: Foreign vs. Thai Guys, What do Farang Men have that Thais Don’t?

Introducing “Thai-Buzz”, a new column that translates articles of diverse topics from Thailand’s biggest community sites and discussion forums. Topics on these forums range from restaurant reviews, IT...

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Cook Like a Thai: Tom Yum Goong (Shrimp)

Have you ever wished that your favorite vendor put more meat into your Pad Thai? Or make your Tom Yum less spicy? We have a perfect solution for you! As a spinoff to our well-received ’Eat Like a Thai...

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Eat Like a Thai: Herbal Drinks

If you’ve been to a local Thai restaurant, you might notice that Thais often order colorful drinks with their meals. Traditional herbal drinks are very popular in Thailand. Different herbs have varyin...

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When Things Get Weird: Thailand Edition

Traveling to a new country is definitely a fulfilling experience. Besides sightseeing and doing touristy activities, immersing yourself in the new cultures can be life-changing. However, there must be...

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