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Thai-US Relations: The Presidency & Monarchy

Here’s a presentation regarding the relations between Thailand and the United States. Enjoy!  Prezi Presentation

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“Kanchanaburi Series: Elephants, War & Waterfalls”

Kanchanaburi, Thailand: Ah, Kanchanaburi (กาญจนบุรี). The lovely city located nearly three hours northwest of Bangkok. It is surely not one to be missed. The city resides in the Kanchanaburi Province of the same name, which is actually considered to be one of the more beautiful provinces of Thailand. I was fortunate enough to be able […]

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“Pattaya Series: Sexpat and the City”

Pattaya, Thailand: If you have never been to the coastal city of Pattaya that is located in the Chonburi Province of Thailand, you have missed an excellent opportunity. Pattaya is a great example of how foreign tourism can completely define an area. Originally founded as a fishing village, Pattaya was transformed in the 1970’s due […]

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“Khaosan Road Series: Part One – Bucket Bonanza”

Bangkok, Thailand: Khaosan Road, the street that is world-renowned for being a backpacker’s pit stop. They say that there are three K’s known to be very famous to backpackers around the world; Kathmandu (India), Kuta (Bali, Indonesia), and Khaosan (Thailand).  From Brick Bar and Mulligans to Club Lava and 999 West, establishments offering alcoholic beverages […]

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Buffalos Abroad Documentary Trailer

Drumroll…  

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“Thammasat”

Anyone who has been given the opportunity to study abroad in a foreign country knows that as an international exchange student, university life is going to be quite peculiar. There was a pretty classic moment in my Thai government and politics class that had around 75 students in all. This was about the average class size […]

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“First Things First”

I traveled to Thailand after I was granted acceptance into Thammasat University through ISEP (International Student Exchange Programs). I was to attend the Prachan campus, which is just a few minutes walk from the Grand Palace. Thammasat was originally founded as The University of Moral and Political Sciences by Thai politician Pridi Banomyong (statue pictured […]

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“Boots on the Ground”

Hindsight is 20/20. Clear, precise, and ultimately a pristine view. Thinking back to before my flight traveled across the Pacific Ocean to land in Thailand, I would have much to learn about the world, including my own self. Who would have thought? Life lessons are sometimes easy to come by, and will often hit you squarely […]

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