Bun Bang Fai – Si Bun Ruang

Bun Bang Fai – Si Bun Ruang

We had a great Bun Bang Fai in our small part of Isaan this year. Bun Bang Fai is an Isaan rocket festival that happens every May/June with the vague aim of encouraging rains to fall for the upcoming rice season, and just by chance also includes a lot of drinking,...
Living in Isaan – Edition 8

Living in Isaan – Edition 8

Introduction My posts “Living in Isaan” are a series of small stories I have recorded that make up my everyday life in a small rural village in the northeast of Thailand, a region called Isaan/Isan/Esan. You will find many expats writing blogs about life in the...
Living in Isaan – Edition 7

Living in Isaan – Edition 7

I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip this...
Living in Isaan – Edition 6

Living in Isaan – Edition 6

I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip this...
Living in Isaan – Edition 5

Living in Isaan – Edition 5

I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip this...
Living in Isaan – Edition 4

Living in Isaan – Edition 4

I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip this...
Living in Isaan – Edition 3

Living in Isaan – Edition 3

  I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip...
Living in Isaan – Edition 2

Living in Isaan – Edition 2

More small stories of everyday life in Isaan, Thailand this post covering September and some of October 2017: 19 Sept 2017 – Sunset A beautiful sunny day today giving us hope that the end of the rainy season is about to happen. Here in the north we slip into...