Recently I’ve received a few emails and inquiries from readers and Googlers about many aspects of travel in Southeast Asia. Though I already have some content that addresses these questions (hence the traffic and emails), I thought I’d take some time to answer my most frequently asked questions in single posts. First up? THAI FOOD!
I receive a lot of traffic on this site from people looking for information on how to buy train tickets in Thailand online. As such, I feel the need to inform you that passengers can no longer purchase Thai train tickets on the internet. Instead, you must go to the train station in person to [...]
Khao Soy – Potentially deadly to someone with a shellfish food allergy!
“Watch that bus jump over the median and hit you,” I said to my friend Pete as we were walking towards a ramen place for dinner on his first night in Bangkok.
“Wouldn’t it be funny if [...]
Little Nuns in Bogyoke Aung San Market
How to Change Money in Yangon Without Getting Scammed
1. Go to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Yangon (map here) between 9:30 and 4:00 pm, ignoring anyone who asks you along the way if you need to change money. [...]
Andy needed a project the other night, so I assigned him a guest post. This is the first in a series of fake travel tips.
As a quick look on your favorite internet search engine will make you aware (be it Lycos or AskJeeves), finding useful tips for traveling abroad is remarkably easy. There are an [...]
If you’re the sort of person who likes to travel, but dislikes sitting in metal tubes of death while they’re thrown from one site to another several thousand feet in the air after having transferred all your favorite liquids to comically small containers, I have news for you. There are things [...]
[UPDATE March 20, 2013] Apparently the Thai Railways have ceased to allow online ticket purchases. You will now need to go to a train station in person several weeks in advance of your train ticket booking or see a travel agent. This is a really sad development for independent travelers in [...]
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