Author Archives: Glenn R. Wallis

Love on the Water

During the Loy Krathong Festival, this year falling on the full moon of November 10th, there are many things that are not only celebrated but also cherished, such as the reckoning of true love. Many couples will visit the Chaweng … Continue reading

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The Loy Krathong Festival – November 10th 2011

One of the most popular and by far the most romantic festivals in Thailand is called Loy Krathong. Celebrated annually on the full moon in November, both Samuians and tourists alike gather side by side along the waters edges of … Continue reading

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The Yoga Massage

Thai massage is like yoga combined with acupressure. It uses a wide variety of stretching movements and pressure points to produce a uniquely relaxing yet energizing and highly effective therapeutic treatment.

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The Samui Touch – Massage Masters

Thailand offers exotic peoples and culture… wonderful fresh foods… traditional hill tribe villages… monastic retreats… beautiful sunsets on palm-tree lined beaches… and most importantly the birthplace of an ancient healing body therapy. We are going to give you the basics … Continue reading

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Never to Rise again from the Ruins – Ayutthaya

80 kilometres north of Bangkok lay the ruins of Ayutthaya, or Ayuthaya, or even Ayodhaya. No matter how you spell it, it’s pronounced ah-you-tah-ya. The city became Thailand’s capitol in the mid-14th century and remained the capitol of powerful kings … Continue reading

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Sailing Lessons on Samui

There are a variety of sailing courses offered on and around the holiday island of Koh Samui equivalent to an extended version of a Competent Crew Course. The approach of teaching world travellers is based on blue water, ocean crossing … Continue reading

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Eating Customs on Koh Samui

So you’re probably wondering why there is only a fork and spoon placed in front of you at the table with your first meal on Koh Samui, and you’re most likely very confused why people are staring at you as … Continue reading

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The Koh Samui Thai Chilli Remedy

Did you know that the Thai chilli did not originate in Thailand? Thai food is famous throughout the world for its phenomenal tastes and lively flavours. However, to those who are used to a more subdued plateful, the sudden immersion … Continue reading

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Fallen Cities

Some of the more strange places that you will run across Spirit Houses apart from your hotel, resort or villa are at certain curves in the road. As you are driving past these locations, you will be jolted from your … Continue reading

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Samui’s Spirit Houses

Spirit Worship, or Animism, has survived the passing changes of time. When Buddhism was first introduced to Southeast Asia, it did not dispel of these beliefs, but developed side by side with the ancient spirit religion. Many of the old … Continue reading

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