As of January 13th of this month, the city of Bangkok, Thailand has been shutdown in a political protest against widespread government corruption.
I have one rule that’s never failed to serve me well when travelling in Asia. Always try the noodle soup. Thailand is certainly no exception. Here’s part two of a slightly obsessive series on noodle soups in Asia.
A businessman takes a pause at lunch break to pray in Wat Suthat, Bangkok, Thailand. Construction on the temple started in 1807 but wasn’t fully completed until 1847.
There’s a lot of pointless viral media out there, and a disproportionate amount seems to revolve around cats. But there’s one image that you really should see; it will very likely change the way you perceive our planet.
There are few things that are more gut-wrenching than poverty, so when you watch this recently released commercial from Thailand, be sure to have some tissue ready.
Thailand is home to the strange sport of elephant polo, where riders on the backs of elephants slowly try to play their way across a 100 meter field to score points. This week team Rueang Chang squared off against the all-ladyboy team Tiffany ahead of the main event.
Travel is an expensive hobby. For anyone considering a long-term trek across Asia, hosteling is almost a financial necessity. But for those who are on shorter journeys or are hotel-inclined, it’s time that you considered the alternative. You’re missing out on a lot.
Maybe sticking your head in a crocodiles mouth is a bad idea. Maybe when that crocodile decides to chomp down on your relatively tender skull, he’s trying to tell you something.