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Podcast: CELTA course in Chiang Mai

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] In February and March this year, Tina and I decided to do CELTA courses with ECC in Chiang Mai. During our courses (we did the CELTA separately on two consecutive months) Tina and I kept an audio diary […]


Podcast: Oil massage course in Chiang Mai

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] In Tina’s last week in Chiang Mai, we went to Sabai De Ka Thai Massage to do a one day oil massage course with a lovely Thai lady called Kloy. We had a really memorable day and wouldn’t […]


Songkran 2008 Chiang Mai – The water festival

Once again that time of year has arrived where Chiang Mai is as hot as an oven, and people start hysterically throwing water at each other. Accompanying the water climax is the Thai tradition of drinking as much whiskey as possible and driving around blind drunk in pick-ups laden with water tanks and ‘armed’ revelers. […]


Sound file: Chiang Mai street sounds 1

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] This was recorded in our street in Chiang Mai, Thailand at about 6pm on a weekday night – in early April. Every night the cicadas start screeching at about the same time, and in the background (if you […]


Podcast: Pai – heaven or hell?

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] I’ve been putting off writing this post and editing the associated podcast for a while now, because I have such mixed feelings about Pai I simply didn’t know where to begin! You can hear the podcast by clicking […]


Sound file: A relaxing Saturday by the pool?

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] I finished my month long CELTA course last weekend and decided to go and lie by the Lotus hotel pool at Kad Suan Kaew shopping center in Chiang Mai. I had intended to sleep and wind down after […]


Video: “Care for Dogs”, Chiang Mai

Street dogs are probably the most common sight in Thailand (and other developing countries). Whether you travel to Chiang Mai as a tourist or live here, it is impossible to overlook the street dogs. When I first arrived in Thailand, I was shocked to see so many dogs, some in terrible condition and I always […]



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