If you eat Halal, there’s some great news for you: Although Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country, there is a Muslim population. In this Thai Language multi-article series, we explore the basics of Muay Thai and what you need to get around and get what you need while in the country! Welcome to Thai Language – Part 4e.
While the term “kosher” is barely heard within Thailand, it’s not completely unknown within the country. In this Thai Language multi-article series, we explore the basics of Muay Thai and what you need to get around and get what you need while in the country! Welcome to Thai Language – Part 4d.
It’s very easy to think that it’s impossible to be plant-based while traveling within Thailand, but it’s actually pretty easy! There are options everywhere if you know where to look and what to say.
If there’s a surplus of anything in Thailand, it’s definitely FOOD! Turn around any corner and you’ll see carts selling various yummy-smelling snacks and treats. However, for picky eaters and those with dietary restrictions, it’s not as simple as “I see it, I eat it.” This is when knowing certain phrases is useful – you can get knowledge of the ingredients used and inquire if they can make something suitable for you.
What do you order? What can you order? The need to eat is essential no matter where you are in the world, but this can be tricky in a foreign country, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking at. Whether you’re a foodie, an adventurous eater, or just want to learn more about what’s available in Thailand, learn some of the following vocabulary and phrases so you are equipped to get what’s really important: food!
May Veggie Home had been in my mental bookmark list of places to try for almost as long as I’ve been in Bangkok. But I had been in Bangkok for over six months before visiting – what on earth took me so long? Imagine a scenario that was not so imaginary for me: train twice a day, six days a week, be too tired to go anywhere after the second session, fight every 2-4 weeks, teach English all day on your only day off from training…where was I going to find the time (and energy) to make a trek over to the Asoke area (which is about an hour away)? Now imagine my excitement when my trainer goes out of country for the weekend to corner someone while I have no fights coming up in the next month, and one of my students cancels her private English lesson with me. All this time! What to do?! The possibilities! Naturally, I go over to Asoke and eat at May Veggie Home. Okay, I might have gotten hungry while I was first in Phrom Phong and ate Japanese food there…but that didn’t stop me from going into MVH anyway for dessert. And I did […]
I toyed with the idea of writing about food and restaurants but had second thoughts since I wanted my main focus of this website to be about Muay Thai. But because food is such an integral part of pretty much everyone’s life, why not share my thoughts on the foods I’m eating in Thailand? And anyone who knows me knows I love to eat and try out new places. I hope whoever is reading can find this series useful and helpful to finding new places to eat while in this country filled with delicious options. The Siam Center and Siam Discovery buildings are linked together by a walkway on the 4th floor. This see-through skywalk gives you views on what’s happening between the buildings (a few Muay Thai shows have been hosted outdoors in this area, usually free to attend, and you can see the ring from the walkway). Fights tonight outdoors between Siam Center and Siam Discovery. Although the Queen’s birthday was yesterday, all fights this week are in Her honor. _____________________________________ #muaythai #muayying #nakmuay #nakmuayying #femalefighters #thailand #bangkok #boxing #kickboxing #sport #fitness #muaythaigirls #muaythaifighters #queensbirthday A video posted by มวยหญิง (@muay.ying) on Aug 13, 2016 at […]