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How Can a Vegetarian Unite the Rest in Thailand and Search for Asian brides?

Thailand is a country of contrasts as it combines amazing landscapes and busy city life, delicious traditional cuisine and exotic dishes, unique culture and crazy nightlife. Besides, local women’s beauty steals the tourist’s heart away, and it’s so hard to resist the desire to get married to one of these attractive Asian brides. So, if you’re planning to travel to Thailand, you should grab your chance to meet your soulmate there. Here are a few tips that will help you combine your vegetarian trip with finding Asian brides.

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Tips on Finding Asian Brides While Traveling in Thailand

Traveling is a wonderful opportunity to meet your soulmate abroad. Use these tips, and you’ll definitely find a beautiful Asian bride during your vegetarian trip to Thailand:

1. Register on a dating site

Thai girls are open to everything new and very communicative. They like different dating sites and apps, and communication with foreigners makes them happy. You can create a profile on a matchmaking platform and start getting acquainted with Asian brides. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to wait for a long time to meet her in real life. If you’re based in the same place, you can ask a mail order Asian bride for a date.

2. Visit popular tourist destinations

If you want to visit a tourist destination but don't know anything about it, you can ask one of the most attractive Thailand womens to tell you something about this place. Local girls are friendly and open-minded, so you won’t have to search for help for a long time. Besides, they appreciate it when tourists are interested in their culture and traditions. A Thai girl will tell you everything you need to know about the history of this tourist attraction and its importance for the country. You can compliment her by telling her how beautiful and smart she is, which will be a good motivation for flirting.

3. Get acquainted with an Asian girl at a vegetarian restaurant

Since you’re a vegetarian, you’d like the idea to visit places to meet vegetarian bride. Restaurants are perfect spots for getting acquainted with attractive girls who share your interests. If you notice that a beautiful woman orders the same dish as you do, it can become a perfect reason for starting a conversation with her. Or you can simply say “ Hello ” to a pretty girl sitting by the window, and she’ll definitely give you her smile.

As you can see, it’s easy to combine vegetarian rest in Thailand with finding Asian women. Thai girls like to make new friends and communicate with travelers, so the chances are that you’ll meet a potential girlfriend during your next trip to Thailand. While western women may be shy to get acquainted with men at restaurants, Asian ladies don’t mind flirting with guys. Besides, you can register on a dating platform, find a beautiful girl, and ask her for a date.

Guides and Articles:

Vegetarian’s Survival Guide to Thailand

Staying Vegetarian in Thailand

The Origins of “Jey” Food

Restaurants and Stores:

HappyCow – Thailand

VegDining – Thailand

Vegetarian Restaurants – Thailand

Thaican Veggie World

Forums, Groups, and Events:

The Vegetarian Centre of Thailand

Tian Foor Dharma Satharn Foundation

May Kaidee’s Thai Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking School


IVU – Thai Vegetarian Phrases (for Printing)

Recipe Resources:

Thai Table

Thai Phrases for Vegans

  • There are 2 ways to explain vegetarianism in Thai:
  1. jeh (vegetarian food with no animal products, but typically excludes garlic, onions, strong spices, and alcohol)
  2. mangsawirat (food with no meat, but could contain eggs)

Di chan kin jeh/mangsawirat (I eat only vegetarian foods – female)
Phom kin jeh/mangsawirat (I eat only vegetarian foods – male)
Di chan kin tae paak (I eat only vegetables – female)
Phom kin tae paak (I eat only vegetables – male)
Mai Kin _____ (I don’t eat ______)
karunaa mai sai _______ (please don’t use ________)
mai sai nam plah (no fish sauce)
mai sai plah reu kai (no fish or chicken)
mai sai kai (no egg)

Thai Non Vegetarian Food Items
Meat and Seafood (Aahaan thaleh):
kung (shrimp/prawns)
gai (chicken)
nua saat (beef)
moo (pork)
ped (duck)
plah (fish)
pu (crab)

nam plah (fish sauce)
nam man ho (oyster sauce)
kung kaeng (dried shrimp)
ka pi (shrimp paste)
Other Stuff:
khai (egg)
nom (milk)

Thai Vegetarian Food Items
Vegetables (Paak) and Fruits (Pom a ly)

hom (onion)
pumpkin (fak thawng)
pheuak (taro)
makheua thet (tomato)
thua phuu (angle bean)
mard jiin (bitter melon)
madkheua praw (brinjal, round eggplant)
thua fak yao (long bean)
kra jiap (ladyfingers, okra)
het (mushroom)
man farang (potato)
gluay (banana)
maphrao (coconut)
nawy naa (custard apple, July – Oct.)
thurian (durian)
farang (guava)
kha nun (jackfruit)
som (mandarin)
ma muang (mango)
mang khut (mangosteen, April – Sept.)
malakaw (papaya)
ma nao (lime)
laem yai (dragon’s eyes, July – Oct.)
gluay tod (fried bananas)
sap a rot (pineapple)
som (orange)
som oh (pomelo)
mafai (rambeh, April – May)
ngah (rambutan, July – Sept)
chum phuu (rose apple, April – July)
lamut (sopodilla, July – Sept)
taeng moh (watermelon)
Other Stuff:
kafae dam mai sai naam taan neu nom (black coffee without sugar or milk)
chaa rawn mai sai naam tann neu nom (black coffee without sugar or milk)
chaa dam yen (iced Thai tea with sugar only)
oh liang (iced coffee with sugar only)
khaow (rice)
khai suay (steamed white rice)
Khaaw daeng/khaaw man puu (red rice)
Khaaw niaow dam (black sticky rice)
khaow niaw (sticky rice)
tao hu (tofu)
tua li song (peanuts)
som tam (green papaya salad)
sen yai (thick rice noodles)
sen lek (thin rice noodles)
moon sen (glass noodles)
khao niaw daeng (sticky rice with coconut cream)
luuk taan cheuam (palm kernels in sweet syrup)
gluay buat chii (banana in coconut milk)
khaow tom maat (sticky rice and black beans stuffed with banana)
Kanom krok (coconut hotcakes)
Condiments, Herbs, and Seasonings:

phrik (chilli)
phrik thai (black pepper)
phrik phao (crushed red chillies)
ka ti (coconut milk, coconut extract)
phak chii (coriander, cilantro)
gar tee um (garlic)
man ow (lime)
bai ka phrao (holy basil)
naam phrik sii raachaa (Sri Racha sauce)
makhaam (tamarind)
naam som (vinegar)
naam taan (sugar)
kleua (salt)
phrik naam som (vinegar with chillies)
naam manao (lime juice)
ngaa (sesame)
bai hohraphaa (sweet basil)
ta kai (lemongrass)
khing (ginger)
naam see iu (soy sauce)
nam prik (hot chili sauce)
nam buay wan (sweet plum sauce)
nam preo wan (sweet and sour sauce)

Other Useful Food Words
naam (generic term for water, juice, sauce, etc.)
phet (spicy)
phet maak (very spicy)
tod (deep fried)
tom (boiled)
na/neng (steamed)
kaeng (curried)
op (baked)
phat (stir fried)
phat phet (stir fried with chili paste and sweet basil)
phat krathiam phrik thai (stir fried with garlic and black pepper)
phat khing (stir fried with ginger)

Here are some pictures of the vegan food I ate in Thailand. I’ll post more details and guides at a later date.

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  1. Eric Danell

     /  November 27, 2008

    Check out Dokmai Garden Chiangmai! They have more than 600 plants in just 4 ha, and it is flat. The cool thing is that they describe the uses of the plants on aluminium signs, nowhere else in Thailand can you get this. They have more than 100 different vegetables and more than 100 different fruit plants. A very cool and relaxed environment, strolling buffaloes and chicken, no silly flower show but real knowledge from real workers and scientists. https://www.dokmaigarden.co.th

  2. Bill Verdant

     /  December 29, 2009

    This is a very informative summary. I shall give you a link from our podcast about travelling vegetarian and vegan in Thailand. The podcast includes lots of my culinary adventures, as well as advice from a vegan expat in Thailand.

  3. Joselle

     /  April 5, 2012

    I’m a vegan traveling to Thailand in just a few weeks. This is SO helpful! Thank you.

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