Monthly Archives: May 2005

Do's and DONT's how to greet

When Thais greet they press the palms of their hands in together, like a prayer-like gesture called a ”wai”. The tip of the fingers touch the nose. The younger person should wai an older person, who will then return it. … Continue reading

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What is a Third Culture Kid?

A third culture kid is someone who spent a couple of years in a country outside his own country. These are children of business men, missionaries, soldiers, sailors or adventure seekers who take their kids any where ! They become … Continue reading

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How do I know if I am a TCK?

Here is how you know if you are a Third Culture Kid!-You can’t answer the question: "Where are you from?-You speak two (or more) languages but can’t spell in any of them.-You flew before you could walk. And you can’t … Continue reading

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building, contractors etc

I feel land locked and would like to move… so I decided (once again) that it was time to move house. But, I am the only one who wants to move so we stay in the house we are in. … Continue reading

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What is a Farang

What is a farang? In simple terms, a farang is a westerner, usually of European descent, an outsider. Farangs don’t have to be Caucasian, but many assumptions about farangs are based on appearance and skin colour. (Thais don’t consider it … Continue reading

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