A different kind of Full Moon Party
Thai Culture

The Real Full Moon Party

Tonight 10,000 to 20,000 mostly foreign visitors will go to Sunrise Beach in Haad Rin on the island of Koh Phangan for the famous monthly Full Moon Party to dance the night away drinking and, [Read more…]

Thai Culture

Making Merit by killing goldfish

Life and culture in Thailand never ceases to amaze. When you think you have seen it all in Thailand, something new comes along and surprises you all over again. Rather like this handsome fella I [Read more…]

Becoming a Parent

Our Thai baby is very very ugly

Bringing Home a Newborn Baby in Thailand We have recently brought our new baby home from the hospital. The first thing my wife did was stock up on food and drink in large quantities. Things [Read more…]

Thai Culture

Songkran 2016 (Koh Samui)

It’s the 13th April and that means one thing in Thailand: Songkran. Songkran is New Year in the Thai calendar, which coincides with the ‘rising’ of Aries on the astrological chart, and the celebration in [Read more…]

Thai Culture

Happy Loi Krathong 2015

Happy Loi Krathong everyone! To those of you not familiar with Loi Krathong it is the closest thing in traditional South East Asian culture to Christmas. In Thailand it happens on the full moon night [Read more…]