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Ayutthaya vs Sukhothai: Why Thai Buddhist temples never bore me

How many times can I look at Buddhas and temples?

Ordinarily, my tolerance isn’t high for seeing the same things over and over.

Variation is key.

January 26, 2012 13
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World’s Worst Toilet: #7 Mysteries in a Korean public school restrooms

When I was teaching in Korea, there was something in my Korean public school johns. Take a look at the photos below and guess what it was…

January 19, 2012 20
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Learning to Scuba Dive in Thailand with PADI

Word on the street is that you’ll get the best scuba diving deals in Southeast Asia.

January 6, 2012 20
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World’s Worst Toilet: #6 Trekker’s Homestay Bathroom, Thailand

A village home stay with an outhouse isn’t horrible in the light of day. But at night with no light? That’s a different story.

December 28, 2011 7
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World’s Worst Toilet: #5 Thai Train

I have to admit, I love the Thai train! Compared to India, the bathrooms aren’t nearly as scary. However, I don’t like train bathrooms in general, for obvious purposes. It’s not about horrific appearances as it is horrific smells. As clean as the Thai try to be there’s almost always a tinge of smell or drips of urine lingering from the after effects of sudden jerks, shakes and rattling stops.

December 25, 2011 21
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Guide to Transportation in Bangkok

In Bangkok, all roads may not lead to Rome, but you’ll have many ways to get there.

One of my favorite things about Bangkok is its transportation. Skytrain, city bus, taxi, motorbike taxi, ferry boat,… each presents a unique way for getting around the city, while also presenting angles of Bangkok life.

December 23, 2011 21
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Top 3 Best Boutique Hostels in Bangkok to Rest your Baht

Does your hotel stay shape your love of a place? Sometimes for me, it does. From bungalows, boutique hotels, guesthouse resorts and overnight trains… in Thailand you can experience a gamut of ways to lay your head or rest on your laurels. Thailand inspires a wealth of wanderlust, affordable tour packages and unique accommodations that budget travelers won’t have to cringe about.

December 19, 2011 4
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Two-headed babies? Bangkok’s dark side & the Siriraj Hospital Museum of the macabre

What does Bangkok inspire for you? For me, it’s generally floating markets, monstrously serene Buddhas, assorted hawker food carts of delectable cuisine and throngs of smiling Thai. I don’t exactly think of two-headed cyclops babies, the corpses of infamous murderers and a display case of unusually, large human testicles.

December 13, 2011 20
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My narrow escape from Bangkok’s Ping-pong sex show scams

200 baht, 200 baht! I give you deal. Buy one drink and you see all the acts! You not get this kind price from anyone else.
The skinny Thai man quoted, whipping out a standard laminated menu: 1. Pussy shoots ping pong,…

December 9, 2011 59
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