More interview questions from Gemma Font about Thai way of expressions! 1. How are you supposed to behave when a person or family invites you at their home? (i.e. are you supposed to bring a gift? First thing, I must take my shoes off if there is a vibe of ‘please leave your shoes outside’… Read More Thai Facial Expressions: Why the Weakness Outburst is Okay but Confidence is not
[ Credit for the featured title image: https://carsonpue.net/2012/07/03/thai-wai-family-spirits-and-kissing/ ] Another interview questions from Gemma Font from Spain for her topic in Thai Studies major. She wanted to know the Thai way of greeting and giving opinions. Here we go. 1. What is the usual way of introducing two strangers when they meet for the first time?… Read More You Can’t Expect Thai People to “Wai” You Anymore Because…..
To start, this post is initially made to answer an interview by Christine. She is a social science student from the Netherlands and came to Bangkok for her topic study regarding interracial relationship in Asia. I met her at an event “Random Thainess” and later I became an interviewee provided by these great guideline questions.… Read More Why the “Farang Guys & Thai Girls” is such a myth?
A FRESH IDEA AFTER A FEW SHOTS OF GREEN TEA… Read More A cycle of conspiracies behind FATTY-SHAMING phenomenon
Local cherry blossoms in a tropical country, Thailand, blooms during mid Feb – mid Mar.… Read More Tropical Cherry Blossoms
The group selfie is even worse. All of you try to seize the spot that fits in the frame and perk your face up to the screen or selfie stick. It looks like a school of Koi fish struggling for food fed by humans or dolphins jumping into the air.
What’s the point of travelling? Isn’t it to see the place, observe lives, study novelty and immerse yourself in an environment? http://wp.me/p3UoAU-6n… Read More My reason to roam alone is simple yet crazy. I hate #selfie.
“Perhaps the conscious mental representations are after-thoughts-ideas thought after the deed to provide us with the illusion of power and control.” Irvin D. Yalom, “When Nietzsche Wept.” This quote from the book by Swaab D.F. “We Are Our Brains: from the Womb to Alzheimer’s” triggers our common ethical belief that humans are born and… Read More “Free Will, a Pleasant Illusion” Humans’ volition does’t exist!