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    10 Bans and Restrictions By Law You Can Only Find in North Korea

    Perhaps you have been curious about what goes on backside the North Korean border? It’s probably the most secretive regimes on the planet. But with the help of North Korean spies and defectors, we are lucky enough to discover at least a little information about the daily life and activities inside the kingdom of North […] More

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    Interesting Facts about the Siamese cat  

    All Siamese cats of today can trace their lineage back to the original cats shipped in from the exotic lands of Thailand (known as Siam, once upon a time). You will discover that the first recorded Siamese cat to reach Western shores was given the moniker “Siam” taken from the name of the land from […] More

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    Martial Arts Fosters Self-Discipline

    Danger comes in several forms, and worst of all, it lurks around in every corner. Only sometimes, does it take the form of an armed stranger. More commonly, you can find it disguised as pervasive temptations or the ubiquitous peer pressure. One puff of smoke, one shot of tequila, one dose of the popular drug […] More

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    Keep calm and be confident in yourself with martial arts training

    Self-confidence is a derivative of your self-worth. That is, your self-confidence increases (or decreases) based on how high (or low) you assert your own worth. Now self-worth is very closely related to your self-esteem, which in turn, is a function of the difference between your self-image and ideal self. That is, the difference between how […] More

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    A Boost in Self-Confidence that Lasts a Lifetime

    “Believe in yourself.” “Be confident!” These are easily, two of the most frequently handed out pieces of advice ever. Not without good reason. Self-confidence is without doubt, the first requisite to accomplishing anything great. Self-confidence is the first requisite to accomplishing anything worthwhile. It is what makes things happen. And what’s especially noteworthy about self-confidence […] More

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    Bar Girls in Thailand

    I will talk about bar girls for 2 reasons. It’s one of the main reasons foreign men come to Thailand and it’s also an important issue. The sex industry is massive in Thailand and although it is very wide spread across Thailand the three most famous places are the ‘3 P’s’. Pattaya, Patpong and Phuket. […] More

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    Money and Gossip in Thailand

    Money in Thailand is as important to a Thai as face. They never have enough and you as a farang have too much. You should never be flashy with your money; it will only lead to trouble. Don’t come to Thailand draped in gold or diamonds because you will be asking to be scammed or […] More

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    Thailand: Face, money, gossip and Status

    Face What is ‘face’? It’s the same as ‘losing face’. Being humiliated or loss of dignity, the Thais hate it and to keep face is a big part of their lives. We Farang (foreigners) as the Thais call us don’t mind sounding off or making our opinions known to others. The Thais do not like […] More

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    Living in Thailand

    I have been living here for 5 years (2010) and I love it. It’s a beautiful country, the people are fantastic and the weather is brilliant. The mistake many farangs make living here is they keep to their own kind and refuse to integrate with Thais, other than their immediate family. I have very few […] More

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    10 Signs He is Cheating on You

    Suddenly, he creates distance in your relationship. You don’t understand what is going on or why he is acting indifferent towards you. Maybe he’s having a bad day or maybe it’s something you did. While a change in behavior doesn’t automatically mean your partner is cheating, don’t fall into the trap of making excuses if […] More