Tag Archive: thai culture

Jul
24

Thai Culture – Why we “Wai” a lot…

Thai wai and why we wai alot, Thai girlfriend

One of the things about our Thai culture that I know can seem confusing to many Westerners (Farang) when they spend some time in Thailand is our practice of “Wai”

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Jan
29

Trust & Honesty from a Thai perspective – ThailandMusings.ThaiVisa Column

Angella thai Girlfriend Advisor coffee pic

This article on my weekly column at ThailandMusings.ThaiVisa talks about “Trust and Honesty from a Thai perspective” and uses a simple story about Mr Chokdee to illustrate how Thai culture can be very complex.

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Jan
09

Angella takes Dean to Tam Buhn with Master Monk “Luang Phor Jarun”

Lung Poh Jaran

I thought I would add this post here as it is a very positive article about the experiences I have had with the practice of Tam Buhn in Thailand. I have had a few experiences now and I feel that as a Western man married to a Thai woman I should show respect for her culture and gain an understanding of it to help me in our relationship, so here is one experience I have had.

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Nov
06

Loy Krathong Festival

loy kra thong

The Loy Krathong Festival in Thailand is celebrated on the full moon of the 12th month according to the Thai Lunar Calendar

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Sep
27

Warm welcome for a Foreigner in Thailand

Angella Seminar in Thailand 2010

My last post was about a situation I witnessed in Australia where a Thai woman was ignored, whether intentionally or not by a group of western women at a junior sports function. I left off saying that I had a couple of contrasting experiences myself when I was in Thailand with my Thai girlfriend Angella.

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