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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Sides Of Songkran

Well, that was mental.

I was under no illusions that celebrating the Buddhist new year in Bangkok would be anything other than fairly hectic, but no amount of YouTube footage can properly prepare you for the madness that is Songkran. 817 more words


I saw a turtle!

Have had the most amazing couple of days diving. Today I had my two most favorite dives ever. First one was the deep dive (30 meter) in crystal clear water, second was a wreck dive. 55 more words


To Leave, To Live

Have you ever watched someone you love die?

My father was a geologist at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. From what I can recall, he loved what he did and who he worked with. 1,361 more words


The Final Countdown

It’s mind blowing that in thirteen days, I will be living in Thailand for 6 months…ALONE. I consider myself to be a pretty spontaneous person, but this, hands down, takes the cake. 79 more words


Bang Saen- my new beginning

Having been in Thailand since February and bagging myself a job as a primary school teacher, starting in May 2014, I am making the move to a little town called Bang Saen. 950 more words


Doi Chaang Coffee's online shop continues to provide!

Recently our shop had to take a small break due to the B.C. Truckers’ strike. We had to shut our shop down for a couple weeks, and even though that was the case, we still continued to receive questions and requests from Doi Chaang fans regarding when they can start ordering again! 104 more words


The strange and potentially stolen origins of pad Thai

Pad Chinese doesn’t have the same ring to it, but it might be a bit more accurate.

Pad Thai, the now ubiquitous noodle dish made with chewy, stir-fried rice noodles, vegetables, bean sprouts, peanuts, and egg, among other things, is so popular it’s become the de facto measure by which Thai restaurants… 499 more words