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Red Pork & Rice or Kao Moo Dang

Sep 30, 13 Red Pork & Rice or Kao Moo Dang

Posted by in Thailand

Have you ever been wandering around the sois of Pattaya and seen hunks of bright red meat hanging inside the glass display cases of some of the street food vendors? Well, that’s one of the two namesakes that combine to make up the Thai dish known as Kao Moo Dang. The other namesake is kao, or white steamed rice. And oh yeah, the...

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Obtaining A Thai Driving Licence

Sep 30, 13 Obtaining A Thai Driving Licence

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If you are a long term resident or hold a long-term visa, and you drive, you are required to obtain a Thai Driving Licence. When applying for a driving licence for the first time you will need the following documents. 1. Certificate of Residence 2. Medical Certificate 3. copy of the details page of your passport 4. copy of the visa...

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Fried Drunken Noodles

Sep 25, 13 Fried Drunken Noodles

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How is it possible for noodles to get drunk, let alone really drunk as the Thai name ‘Phat Khi Mao’ implies? Well, I don’t know the answer, but I do know pat khi mao translates into the English words “fried” (phat) and “really drunk” (khi mao). The word noodle is not present in the name, yet somehow everybody seems to...

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‘What Does The Fox Say?’

Sep 25, 13 ‘What Does The Fox Say?’

Posted by in Humour

In this day and age, viral sensations seem completely random. One day everyone’s watching a Korean man do an odd dance, and the next they’re watching goats singing Taylor Swift. This most recent viral hit might be the weirdest (and best) one ever — let us introduce you to “The Fox.” Apparently everyone has always wondered about the...

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Pomelo or Som-o

Sep 25, 13 Pomelo or Som-o

Posted by in Thailand

Did you know the largest citrus fruit on the planet can grow as large as a soccer ball? Due to its enormous size, it is often called the ‘king of citrus fruits’. In Thailand this particularly refreshing and very juicy fruit, with a skin stippled like a golf ball, goes by the generic name of Som-o. If we even recognized one we would...

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Pulpit Rock

Sep 25, 13 Pulpit Rock

Posted by in Norway

The Pulpit Rock also known as Preikestolen is a popular tourist attraction of Lysefjord situated in Ryfylke, in the county of Rogaland, in Norway. Preikestolen fjellstue or the mountain lodge of Pulpit is sited at a height of 600 m above the sea level and it takes a two-hour hike through potholed terrain to have a splendid vision...

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Experience the marvel: The northern light

Jan 03, 13 Experience the marvel: The northern light

Posted by in Norway

Watch nature’s own theatre unfold above you as the most spectacular light show takes centre stage: The northern lights with you in the front row. When to see the northern lights Seeing the northern lights, or the aurora borealis as they are also known as, is a jaw-dropping and mystical moment. The lights are at their most...

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The Story of Noi – Typical of a Thai bargirl

Jan 03, 13 The Story of Noi – Typical of a Thai bargirl

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I was born into a small village in Isaan, in the north east of Thailand. My mother and father worked hard as farmers and did there very best to give me a good life. I have 4 brothers and 2 sisters but I am the youngest in the family. I am lucky to be the youngest because that makes me special. My family has always spoiled me but I...

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