Bangkok Shutdown: Citizens Protesting Government Corruption

As of January 13th of this month, the city of Bangkok, Thailand has been shutdown in a political protest against widespread government corruption. 

Always Try the Noodle Soup, Part Two: Thailand

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.

Photography: Lunchtime Prayer in Bangkok

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.

A Single Image of Asia That Will Change How You See the World

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. 

Tissue Alert: The Saddest Commercial in the World is from Thailand

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. 

Slow Motion Sports: Elephant Polo is Actually a Thing in Thailand

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.

International House of Mystery: Why You Need to Hostel in Asia

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.

Crocodile Bites Trainer’s Head, Trainer Likely Gets the Message

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.