• Khanom situated between Phuket, Krabi, Khao Sok and Koh Samui has everything that makes Southeastern Thailand so popular – palm trees, warm water and nice scenery, on top of that Khanom is clean, peacefull and has no highrise hotels. This is one of the rare places where you can spot pink dolphins.

    Avoid crowd of tourists and remember why you came to Thailand in the first place.

  • Khanom situated between Phuket, Krabi, Khao Sok and Koh Samui has everything that makes Southeastern Thailand so popular – palm trees, warm water and nice scenery, on top of that Khanom is clean, peacefull and has no highrise hotels. This is one of the rare places where you can spot pink dolphins.

    Avoid crowd of tourists and remember why you came to Thailand in the first place.

The Thai Smiles List! 

According to Working With The Thais: A Guide to Managing in Thailand, the ‘top 13’ identified Thai Smiles are:

1. Yim thang nam taa: The “I’m so happy I’m crying” smile.

2. Yim thak thaai: The “polite” smile for someone you barely know.

3. Yim cheun chom: The “I admire you” smile.

4. Fuen Yim: The stiff smile, also known as the “I should laugh at the joke though it’s not funny” Smile.

5. Yim mee lessanai: The smile which masks something wicked in your mind.

6. Yim yaw: The teasing, or “I told you so” smile.

7. Yim yae-yae: The “I know things look pretty bad but there’s no point in crying over spilt milk" smile.

8. Yim sao: The sad smile.

9. Yim haeng: The dry smile, also known as the “I know I owe you the money but I don’t have it” smile.

10. Yim thak thaan: The “I disagree with you” smile, also known as the “You can go ahead and propose it but your idea’s no good” smile.

11. Yim cheua-cheuan: The “I am the winner” smile, the smile given to a losing competitor.

12. Yim soo: “smiling in the face of an impossible struggle” smile.

13. Yim mai awk: The “I’m trying to smile but can’t” smile.

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