How to: Finding a real Khmer Girlfriend

Cambodia, the Kingdom of Wonder, will leave many guys shaking their heads and wondering that’s for sure. Wondering where they went wrong. Especially true when it comes to relationships, dating, girlfriends, and marriage. Read this and hopefully, you won’t be joined those guys because truth be told, Khmer people are some of the most beautiful hearted on the planet.  … Read more →

The Top Ten Thailand Videos for New Visitors

Looking for the top youtube videos on Thailand? Here is a hand-picked collection of some of the best. Including culture, history, heritage, travel guides, and food.   Thai Food   This playlist contains over 100 videos on Thai food from Mark Wiens. Travel with Mark as he makes his way across numerous major cities and villages in Thailand visiting the top… Read more →

Confessions of a Thai Bar Girl

It’s always given me great joy to have an open mind to the life experiences of others, and to not judge, both which have served me well. Recently I befriended a local Thai girl who worked in the bar scene of Bangkok for several years and it was one of the most eye-opening discussions I have had in recent times.… Read more →

Fire Cupping in Cambodia

In Khmer (Cambodian) culture there is a range of different massage and healing techniques, some very similar to what you’ll see in other parts of Asia. One of those common techniques is cupping, or fire cupping as it sometimes known and shown in this video. There several other types of cupping, but in Cambodia, this is certainly the most widespread… Read more →

Acupunture and Moxibustion Explained

A part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion physically stimulate “channels” within the body through which the practitioner can promote the human body’s self-regulating and self-healing functions. This stimulation involves the burning of moxa (mugwort) or the insertion of needles into points on these channels, with the aim to restore the body’s balance and prevent and treat disease. The video… Read more →

Genuine Thai Massage explained

Thai Massage in the Thai language it is usually called nuat phaen thai or nuat phaen boran, and a full massage session may last from one hour to two hours. There is no oil used in a traditional Thai massage, and the client stays dressed, usually in light comfortable clothes supplied by the masseur. It is an is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles,… Read more →

Japanese Shiatsu Massage Explained

Shiatsu in Japanese means “finger pressure”. It is a type of massage consisting of finger and palm pressure, stretches, and other techniques. Shiatsu practitioners believe that a vital energy called qi flows through the body and that their techniques can help remove blockages and initiate self-healing.   The video will give you an introduction.   Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Read more →

Types of Chinese Massage

The art of Chinese massage is one of removing imbalances and balancing Qi that flows through the body, and in particular through different meridians.   What is Qi? In simple terms, Qi can be described as lifeforce or energy. It lies at the root of Chinese Traditional Medicine along with Yin and Yang.   What are meridians? The meridian system… Read more →

Chinese Marriage Customs

With the largest population in the world China also has a very old culture and some long standing traditions. There are around 56 identified ethnic groups here and hence a diverse culture. Chinese constitute a collectivistic society and give much importance to others thoughts and opinions. Before committing with anything, they will try to ensure that they are acting right… Read more →