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 clip: view full post to listen] 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 […] Read more »

Bangkok during the Vietnam War

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 […] Read more »

Thai University Students talk to Japanese University Students

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 […] Read more »

Japanese University Students talk to Thai University Students

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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. […] Read more »

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

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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. […] Read more »

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

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 […] Read more »

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

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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: […] Read more »

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

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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: […] Read more »