Curing Addiction by Meditation in the “Caves of Truth”

Did you know that there is a place in Thailand that cures drug addicts by teaching them how to meditate? Listen to Mark talk with a man named John, who is doing research on Thai Buddhism. Read more »

Working in Bangkok

[audio:workinginbangkok.mp3] Download audio file (workinginbangkok.mp3) at Hartfried Schmid Mark talked to Tim at his office in Bangkok. Mark : Hello everybody. I am just sitting here in Bangkok at a UNESCO office with Tim Denny. Tim was working in Japan and then Cambodia and he has just moved over to […] Read more »

Bangkok during the Vietnam War

[audio:vietnamwar.mp3] Download audio file (vietnamwar.mp3) at *hendrik Mark asks Tony about his experiences in Bangkok during the Vietnam War. Tony: I didn’t go to Vietnam. I was in the air force. Mark: Right. Tony: They had a few bases in Vietnam but they had like six or seven air bases […] Read more »

Thai University Students talk to Japanese University Students

[audio:ksubasinterview.mp3] Download audio file (ksubasinterview.mp3) by Richard Stamper at apc33 The following questions and answers were carried out between October and December of 2005. The Japanese students are from Kyoto Sangyo University, while Thai students are in the British and American Studies program at Thammasat University. The Japanese students wrote […] Read more »

Japanese University Students talk to Thai University Students

[audio:basksuinterview.mp3] Download audio file (basksuinterview.mp3) by apc33 The following questions and answers were carried out between October and December of 2005. The Thai students are in the British and American Studies program at Thammasat University, while the Japanese students are from Kyoto Sangyo University. The Thai students wrote and sent […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 11:
In the Back of the Taxi

[audio:HiroThai11.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai11.mp3) by jetalone 11. In the Back of the Taxi Hiromi: Do you know any good hotels? Beth: My guidebook says there are lots. We can walk around and ask. Hiromi: I hope they are not full. Beth: Don’t worry. I’m sure we’ll find one. Credits: […] Read more »

Hiromi’s Trip to Thailand – Episode 10: Flagging Down a Taxi

[audio:HiroThai10.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai10.mp3) by kitsh 10. Flagging Down a Taxi Nick: Here comes one! Driver: Yes? Nick: We want to go to Khaosan Road. Driver: Ok. Khaosan. That will cost 500 baht. Nick: No, that’s too much. We can’t pay that much. We’ll give you 200 baht. Driver: […] Read more »

Hiromi’s Trip to Thailand – Episode 8: Meeting Another Person

[audio:HiroThai8.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai8.mp3) by m-louis 8. Meeting Another Person Nick: Excuse me, I’m sorry to interrupt, but I heard your conversation. You’re going to Khaosan Road and you want to save money? Beth: That’s right. Nick: There’s a new bus and it goes direct to Khaosan Road. It […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 7:
A First Time Meeting

[audio:HiroThai7.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai7.mp3) by zitakat 7. A First Time Meeting Beth: Excuse me, are you going to Khaosan Road? Hiromi: Yes, I am. How did you know? Beth: Most travellers stay on Khaosan Road. There are lots of cheap hotels there. Hiromi: Are you going there too? Beth: […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 6 :
At the Customs Counter

[audio:HiroThai6.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai6.mp3) by ellecer 6. At the Customs Counter Customs Officer: Which flight were you on? Hiromi: The one from Osaka. I just arrived from Japan. Customs Officer: Are these your bags? Hiromi: Yes, they are. These are mine. Customs Officer: Did you pack them yourself? Hiromi: […] Read more »