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Re: Three Most Important Words.

I think that the “airport is closed,” is probably something like this:
sà-năam-bin bpìt láew khráp
by keithrmcdaniel
on Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:30 pm
 
Forum: Living in Thailand - adjusting + settling in
Topic: Three Most Important Words.
Replies: 40
Views: 58764

Re: The prospective In-laws

I witnessed a scene that I found interesting. I was eating dinner in a restaurant on Ramhamhang Road in Bangkok and observed a family eating at an adjacent table. There was a Thai woman and her Western husband/boyfriend. They were sitting with, what was obviously, the Thai woman's mother, father an...
by keithrmcdaniel
on Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:16 am
 
Forum: Getting married and divorced in Thailand - what's required
Topic: The prospective In-laws
Replies: 47
Views: 52086

Re: Is Farang an f word?

The hospitality of Thai people is amazing. Nothing more needs to be said. :-)
by keithrmcdaniel
on Sun Jul 11, 2010 3:22 am
 
Forum: Living in Thailand - adjusting + settling in
Topic: Is Farang an f word?
Replies: 298
Views: 378945

Re: Is Farang an f word?

I'm a White American who has vacationed in Thailand twice and have never minded being called a guava. :-) (I understand that the word for Westerner and the fruit are the same in Thai.) All kidding aside, I felt very welcome in Thailand and have never felt that "farang" has been used in a d...
by keithrmcdaniel
on Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:22 pm
 
Forum: Living in Thailand - adjusting + settling in
Topic: Is Farang an f word?
Replies: 298
Views: 378945

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

We have multiple pricing sometimes in the U.S.: the community college near me charges county residents $398 for a typical semester-long course, out-of-county residents who live in the same state pay $773, and residents of other states would pay $1,032. And we have a progressive income tax, where peo...
by keithrmcdaniel
on Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:18 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 482
Views: 629139

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

It might be unfair, but prices in Thailand are inexpensive for farang, and it's hard for me to complain, although I can see where long-term farang residents of Thailand might have more reason to complain than a tourist like myself. The second time I went to Bangkok, we went to go see the Grand Palac...
by keithrmcdaniel
on Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:23 am
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 482
Views: 629139

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