I’ve only got one month left to Splendor in the Lemongrass, though I said I’d be here a year. You see, I took a career break to live in Thailand. Most of my life and travel in Southeast Asia has been financed off of my [...]
A bus in Yangon that I did not ride.
Eight days is a very small amount of time to spend in Myanmar, but a very long time to spend in Yangon.
Even in the best of conditions, travel in Myanmar is a notoriously uncomfortable affair, with rainy season heightening the [...]
On our last day off, Andy and I set our alarms for the egregious and inhumane time of 8:45 am and scooted out of Chiang Mai city until we hit the San Kamphaeng hot springs about an hour later. We passed all sorts of agricultural fields of dreams, mostly rice paddies, but some miscellaneous [...]
Bangkok is hotter than the mouth-scorching, blistering insides of a Hot Pocket right out of the oven in its metallic-coated paper sleeve of temperature-insensitive doom. Water from the tap is an instant bowel emptier. Fumes from tuk-tuk, scooters, motorcycles, taxis, police trucks, tour buses, and every other kind of “brot” imaginable deposit [...]
First things first. If you want to visit the Grand Palace and with it, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, you’ll need to wear appropriate clothing. No one can wear shorts or a tank top. Men need to wear pants and a shirt [...]
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