Tag: lifestyle

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Reminiscing German Christmas in Thailand
    Reminiscing German Christmas in Thailand

    Missing Christmas celebrations back home, Christina shares some Christmas rituals and traditions that are quintessentially German, and her ‘secret’ family recipe of vanilla crescents.   By Christina Grawe   It’s that time of year again when I usually ask my Bangkok expat friends, “Are you going home over the holidays?” or “Is your family coming […]

  • Looking Back at 2020
    Looking Back at 2020

    Sanam looks back at the lessons that she has learned from the year that was, and what gems of knowledge we can all bring with us moving forwards.  By Sanam Raisa Rahman  As the clock struck twelve on 31 December 2019, most people across the world were joyfully welcoming the new year. I, on the […]

  • Celebrating Papa’s Love
    Celebrating Papa’s Love

    On the occasion of Thai Father’s Day, Chyi shares the subtle love her husband pours into their daughter through cooking her daily meals.  By Chyi Lee My husband Deth was more excited than I was when we found out that we were expecting. While I was still digesting the news, he immediately turned his excitement […]

  • Take Better Photos of Your Children: Change Your Perspective
    Take Better Photos of Your Children: Change Your Perspective

    Taking great photos may seem impossible when you have an active toddler running around. Ian Taylor shares his quick tips to improve your photos in the first of a series of articles. First up, he explains the ‘light, frame and moment’ approach so you can start to see a difference in your photos!   By […]