All posts tagged: Bangkok

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The Wonderful World of Thai Names

Thai people objectively have the best names in the world. Thais get an official name, which is usually ponderous and old-fashioned, from the monks at the temple when they are born. This name is used on government documents and very formal situations. However, almost everyone […]

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Wat Traimit at sunset.

Why You (Probably) Hate Bangkok

Bangkok is a polarizing city; visitors either love it or hate it. For many, the Thai capital is a necessary evil on the way to beaches, temples, or hill country treks, and is not a reason to visit Southeast Asia. I didn’t like Bangkok the first time […]

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Takraw

Photo of the Week: Takraw

This photo is why I love street photography. By walking around with a camera, I am often times rewarded with interesting experiences I’d otherwise never have. Before the Shot I saw several guys warming up for a game of takraw. (Takraw is a version of volleyball played with […]

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