Category Archives: Thailand

My Journey to Thara Massage

This could be a philosophical post about how I came be be studying Thai massage as the only Student (currently) at a massage clinic specialising in the therapy aspects of the practice.  But actually it’s just going to be about … Continue reading

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Learning Thai with Noinaa

The last time I came to Thailand I tried to learn a little Thai beforehand.  I got a book and audio CDs: Complete Thai by David Smyth from the Teach Yourself series.  I used a few online resournces too.  However … Continue reading

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 Thai Cookery Day

The last time I stayed in Chiang Mai I would often be walking past the Asia Scenic cookery school on my way back from massage school or on my way to get something to eat.  Whatever they were doing in … Continue reading

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Travel to Chiang Mai

This is my fourth visit to Thailand and my third to the northern city of Chiang Mai.  Each time I’ve taken a different ariline.  This was my first time with Oman Air.  The flight out of Heathrow was delayed by … Continue reading

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Following Jenny and Mark

In 2012 I went to Thailand to find out more about Thai massage.  I took a practitioner course with The Sunshine Network at the Lahu Village school.   There were 15 students on the course, which is small relative to the … Continue reading

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Bad news for Scots

I suppose this should ba a warning to all Scots. Even before a vote on independence it would appear that you get significantly fewer Baht to the Scottish currency compared with GBP. Oops!

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A day in Chiang Mai

I arrived in Chiang Mai later than planned yesterday. The flight was delayed by a couple of hours. Still a little off kilter with jet lag I slept in fits and starts. But that at least meant I waa happy … Continue reading

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