Expat Tales: Chapter 5 – Bangkok and Beyond

Expat Tales: Chapter 5 – Bangkok and Beyond (The continuing saga of what really happened after I quit my job.) Bangkok often has a reputation for being a bit rough, wild, and undeveloped, but when compared with neighboring Cambodia, Bangkok seems much more orderly and efficient. It still maintains some of that legendary wildness and […]

A Chiang Mai Spa Review – and Why I Put Panties on My Head

One of the best parts of traveling in Asia is the ridiculously cheap prices for “beautification” treatments – cheap massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures. It’s wonderful spending a few hours pampering for a fraction of US prices. In the US, I consider it an occasional splurge. When traveling in Asia, it’s a requirement to have […]