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 [...]
“Do you smell that?” I asked Andy as we forged our way along a highly trafficked and obstacle-ridden sidewalk our first week in Bangkok, and in Southeast Asia as a whole. The smell was raw sewage, running in a gutter right below our feet.
Andy wiped his sweating brow [...]
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 called [...]
A trap fashioned by Viet Cong for US soldiers near the Cu Chi tunnels
The tourist trap. Everyone who has journeyed to a locale without the aid of local friends falls into one at some point another. Nearly any feature that attracts tourists has an economy [...]
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