Thong Nai Pan Noi was a tropical paradise defined.
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yIAtdX_61k I arrived on Koh Phangan’s infamous full moon party beach a week early to secure a bungalow. Mission accomplished, however nobody warned me that every night on the beach is party night. And by party night, I mean massive bar sound systems booming psychedelic trance until the sun comes up each morning. My party […]
I’d been waiting a long, long time to visit the islands of Thailand, and the popular Chaweng Beach on Koh Samui was my first stop. I spent a week there, before moving on to the real party scene on Koh Phangan. Bye Bye Bangkok, Hello Koh Samui Chaweng Beach Life Kayaking Ang Thong National Marine […]
Although an optimistic nation, the U.S. is nowhere near the happiest.
After 3 months in Nepal and India, Bangkok mine as well have been New York City to me. Culture shock hit me hard. The air-conditioning made 7-11’s feel like blast freezers. Delicious Australian cookies known as Tim Tam’s were easily available again (just like in Bali). Long-flowing saris gave way to bare-as-much-skin-as-possible clothing. The beer […]
Europe lacked the danger and adventure that I now crave…
He was well spoken, and I took an immediate liking to him. Yes, I was hooked after the first few minutes.
When I was a kid, I remember being in my best friend’s kitchen as he suckled a bottle of Tabasco sauce for sheer pleasure. I assumed he could inherently handle it because he was Asian, and I wasn’t. In reality, the reason had to do with the differing cultural environments in which we were brought […]