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Thai Dating are you a Gik or Faen

What do Thai girls mean when they refer to boyfriends or other males, as a Gik or a Faen?

While holidaying or visiting Thailand, especially Bangkok, Phuket or Phuket and chatting with the local… 354 more words


Autumn in Helsinki

Helsinki is a difficult city to fall in love with, especially now that autumn has arrived and the city is showing its most unwelcoming face. 299 more words

Food & Drink

FOMO: Fear Of Maturity & Occupation

Last day of the semester!  I can’t believe that I’m half way there! The end of the semester marks a soft half-way point for my time in Thailand since I will hopefully be galavanting around Southeast Asia after my fellowship ends for as long as my teacher bank account will allow! 1,060 more words


One day in Bangkok

As we boarded the night bus at 9pm at Chiang Mai Bus Station we were greeted by a friendly Thai lady who provided each passenger with two slices of cake in a small plastic container and a warm blanket. 623 more words


My Stay at a Karen Village in Northern Thailand (with Video)

This morning I woke with the chickens. The chickens and my friends Nee and Mint on our pallet bed, beneath a crisp new red mosquito net. 2,321 more words


My bedroom door is a Twilight poster....

My bedroom door is a twilight poster.

Yup, you read that right. I also have black walls – nothing says ‘welcome home, please try overdose on heroin’ quite like black walls. 636 more words


Farang Me (or how this blog got its name)

I can’t really say being a travel journalist is a dream I’ve had for as long as I’ve remembered. My childhood fantasies of adulthood were just as filled with firemen and superheroes as the next kid in kindergarten class. 999 more words