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Putting the Pen in Mai Pen Rai

February 15th 2010
Three words that alone seem foreign and unrecognizable, the Thai phrase of “mai pen rai” pretty much completely sums up life in Thailand. Loosely translated, it means “its no problem.” In practice, mai pen rai is about letting what will be, be. It is allowing yourself to take a step back and not become overly serious about issues that may normally trouble you. In my opinion, it is a motto ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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