Cultural, Lao Tradition, Laos, Thai Tradition, Thailand

Traditional Greeting the Thais and Lao Way

The Thais and Lao culture are very similar when it comes to greeting, instead of shaking hands, we wai (hands in upside down Y) instead.  I’ve had many friends that asked me if Lao or Thai people still wai each other when meet, and I do have to say that when I visited Laos and… Continue reading Traditional Greeting the Thais and Lao Way

Buddhism, Laos Trip, Thailand, Travel

Wat Nong Bua in Ubon Thailand

After we visited Wat Ban Na Muang, we then visited Wat Nong Bua, also known as Wat Prathat Nong Bua located in Ubon Ratchathani. The temple is famous for having the only example in Thailand of a Buddha Gaya-style stupa. The stupa consists of a central stupa with a smaller stupa at each corner of… Continue reading Wat Nong Bua in Ubon Thailand

Laos Trip, Lifestyles, Thailand, Travel

Living Life According to your Means

Read article: From earning six figures to hoping for $7 an hour With today’s economy, I think many of us find ourselves living according to our means whether we like it or not.  I don’t think I’ve seen anything this bad, many businesses, stores and restaurants in our area are shutting down, and the latest… Continue reading Living Life According to your Means