I recall watching the original Hangover movie about two years ago. It wasn’t my favorite comedy ever, but a decent one. I heard the third movie wasn’t worth watching. The movie is based around the wedding of Stu the dentist. His fiancee has family in Thailand and they decide to have the wedding there. PhilContinue reading “The Hangover Part II (2011 Film) Review”
In Thailand, it isn’t uncommon for people to refer to their country as “the land of the free”. Unlike every other country in Southeast Asia, Thailand was never colonized by a European nation.
King Rama IX of Thailand (personal name Bhumibol Adulyadej) was actually born in Massachusetts as his father Prince Mahidol Adulyadej was studying at Harvard at the time. Thus he was the only monarch born in the United States of America.
While Thailand has always been called Mueang Thai to its people, the country (to the English-speaking world) used to be known as Siam.
The last conflict Vietnam was apart of was the Thai–Laotian Border War in the winter between 1987-1988. It was a small conflict involving their communist ally Laos and its neighbor Thailand. Both sides lost about a thousand men together, and the border dispute ended with Thailand withdrawing.