Thai Culture

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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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Expat 102: How to Drive like a Real Thai

1. Turn signals are for losers As the saying goes, time is money. Who has time for signals here? Signaling will only make other cars speed up, making sure you can’t overtake them. Besides, don’t you j...

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Eat Like a Thai: 6 Street Snacks to Try in Thailand

Ever wonder what those things are? Those things Thai locals crowd the food vendor for? Check our our list of traditional Thai street snacks foreigners might not know about! These delicacies are guaran...

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Expat 101: Tipping Culture in Thailand

To tip or not to tip, that is the question. Tipping can be challenging when you move to a new country, especially when you definitely don’t want to be that cheap person all the servers despise. Check...

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Understand Thai Culture Better, Interview With Sam From Thai-Culture-Guide.com

I was born in Chiang Mai, in the northern part of Thailand and grew up within Thai society. I travel a lot and lived for some time in the US, and most of my friends are foreigners or have foreigners a...

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English Skill Levels in Thailand are Rising!

Most expats who have been in Thailand for more than 10 years, will tell you that, in general, there are more English speakers than there were in the past. Thai people sometimes put themselves down whe...

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Why Do Thais Love White Skin

Just take a stroll to a drug store, chemist or supermarket. What do you discover? Shelves lined up with whitening skin products that have been advertised previously in the media. If you look on billbo...

Half Naked Waiters Serving Som Tum in Chatuchak Market

A new concept Thai restaurant has opened in Chatuchak market which has gained popularity not just for food but also for the waiters serving food. It has become sensation among Thais and also tourists...

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