[SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTO GALLERY] Based on comments from colleagues and associates in South Korea, I was expecting the weather to be chilly. Located at about the 37th lateral north of the equator, Incheon does get some snow in the winters, … Continue reading
Arrived in India’s capital, Delhi, the great metropolitan of which is home to about 20 million.
That’s right folks, I’m still alive and ready to take on week two now. Wait, when, what? Back in Bangkok? …Rewind for a brief explanation of the title of this post. I realize anyone following this blog, but not following me on … Continue reading
Yes that’s right, as the title of this post suggests, I didn’t throw away, burn or improperly dispose of any of my consumer waste over the past three months. I simply collected it all, ensured it was dried and separated general … Continue reading
The Southwesterly monsoon winds and rains have more-or-less reversed course as they do every year around this time, meaning it’s officially the start of the new tourism high season in Southern Thailand (typically lasts from the end of October until … Continue reading
Earlier this month, I paid the 48th and final installment of a car loan I obtained four years ago for my 2002 Nissan NV Wingroad [sighs with relief].
After our higher-perspective at Khao Chong Krachok hill in Prachuap Khiri Khan city, we set our bearings southwest, to the Thailand-Myanmar border checkpoint of Singkhon, a small border crossing, also known as the Singkhon Pass (Daan Singkorn ด่านสิงขร in Thai) A strategic and … Continue reading
An increasingly common cultural and tourism PR buzzword echoing across the kingdom these days is ‘Thainess’ (in Thai, “kwam bpen Thai” ความเป็นไทย) – an abstract concept referring to the various unique characteristics that define the Thai people and their rich … Continue reading
This latest sleep – during the planet’s turning from August 7 to 8 – featured two vivid dreams in which I visited Thailand’s neighbor: to the west Myanmar. The first dream was a rural scene, seemingly somewhere near Yangon…