Expat Life – Back in Chiang Mai

Expat Life – Back in Chiang Mai

  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to move to another country? To be an expat in a foreign land? For six months I had a sampling of what that’s like in Thailand. It’s easier than you might think. At first, it can seem really foreign, different language, even different alphabets…     different foods…     different religions, and different customs.     For someone like me, who finds all of these differences fascinating, it’s...

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Songkran – Happy Thai New Year!

Songkran – Happy Thai New Year!

Love it or hate it, Songkran is celebrated once a year in April, from the 13th to the 15th, although they like to stretch it out a bit, sometimes for up to a week. How could you possibly not love a new year’s celebration? It depends on how much you like water… …when it is dumped over your head, ice cubes and all! The pouring of water on people is meant as a symbol of washing away sins and bad luck, and long ago, people walked...

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