Monthly Archive: November 2015

A weekend at the beach in Rayong

On Friday I wrote about my experiment to organize a taxi driver in Thai through Google Translate. My WhatsApp conversation seemed to have worked and there was a taxi driver waiting for me at U-Tapao Airport as arranged. U-Tapao Airport. Probably doesn’t ring a bell for most of you. In terms...

Experiment: Ordering a taxi in Thai with Google Translate

I’m off for a weekend in Thailand soon, this time off the beaten path apparently. After booking the hotel I enquired with them for a taxi for the transfer from the airport. No reply to three e-mails. Please cross your fingers that the hotel is actually still in business. After...

The Night Guard of the Indian Heritage Centre

A few months back, the Indian Heritage Centre opened here in Little India. If you haven’t been, I can highly recommend it. I was passing by it the other night and had to smile at what looked like the night guard at the (beautiful) front door: