Tag: culture & holidays

  • Stay Safe during Sizzling Songkran Holidays
    Stay Safe during Sizzling Songkran Holidays
    Safety tips for a perfect and safe holiday to a beach or any other body of water during the upcoming Songkran holiday ahead.By Gordon EllardWhether you’re paddling in the sea or swimming in the pool, lake, or river, swim safely with these Songkran holiday swimming safety tips.1. Supervision. Children should never be left unsupervised near […]
  • When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities  自国を離れ、伝統文化が拓く可能性
    When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities 自国を離れ、伝統文化が拓く可能性
    Noriko Tsuboi has taught and performed the Japanese instrument Koto in the United States and Thailand. Here are her stories and hopes. By Noriko Tsuboi / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ] Looking back, I have spent almost half of my life away from my home country, Japan. Back when I was in Japan, my mother motivated me to […]
  • Khao Sok: Hidden Gem of Thailand
    Khao Sok: Hidden Gem of Thailand
    Yuka recently traveled across the country and shares her experience and memories of Khao Sok National Park that she will cherish for a lifetime.By: Yuka MansoI think we can all agree that we are stuck in the best country during a global crisis. What I mean is that several luxury hotels are throwing out some […]
  • Celebrating Hanukkah: A Crafty Festival of Lights
    Celebrating Hanukkah: A Crafty Festival of Lights
    Crafty mom Lia shares her family’s tradition of celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukkah and a brilliantly easy and gorgeous craft that you can adapt for any celebration.By Lia SegallMy kids love Christmas trees. Christmas is everywhere from October to January and we admire the beautiful decorations and lights. Still, in their little hearts, they wish […]
  • Lighting: An Essential Ingredient for Great Photos
    Lighting: An Essential Ingredient for Great Photos
    Ian Taylor shares his expert tips for using natural light to your advantage when taking photos of your family in Bangkok.  By Ian Taylor  Making a nice photo is like making a decent meal. You get a bunch of ingredients together and combine them. No matter how skilled the chef or photographer, ultimately, the results rest […]
  • Celebrating for Emotional Immunity
    Celebrating for Emotional Immunity
    2020 might not feel like a year for extra celebrations but this mom shares the rituals that make the festive season special for her and how celebrating contributes to our wellbeing.By Ashima Kapur  Loy Krathong, Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the list goes on; living in Thailand allows us to experience a long list of celebrations. […]