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Chang Beer 21st Birthday Party

Chang Beer, the iconic Thai lager, celebrated its 21st anniversary and brand new bottle design with a big party at the The Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf in London. 294 more words

Food & Drink

Just what am I doing?

I’ve spent a lot of time recently contemplating my existence, what I am doing, why, and what’s next. Why the sudden soul-searching? I guess it’s the realization that I have come full circle in my adventure, finding myself once again living on a shoestring, trying to survive in foreign lands with a minimum of income – just as I started out when I moved to Costa Rica in June 2010. 1,738 more words

Local Culture

How To Nearly Kill Yourself (At the Thai Water Festival)

NO worries you guys. I’m still alive.

Yesterday was the 13th of April, also marking the beginning of Songkran, the water festival in Thailand celebrating the Thai New Year. 862 more words


From Farang to Local

The sweltering heat and humidity hits you as soon as you stumble out of your air con room. You begin to yearn for that air con on your path back to your hostel but to begin the day you must face it head on. 2,323 more words


A Bangkok Rebel

I met a Bangkok rebel.

On a certain September month I found myself wandering down side-sois saturated with sunlight, being passed between the directions of strangers and Google maps, searching. 557 more words


Thailand in Perspective - Excerpt (7)


Thailand in Perspective is the Third Volume of my Thailand Diaries and is nearing completion. But before I publish it as an… 925 more words


Wedding Festivities

I went to Sameong, which is a very small town about two hours outside of the city. I went for Teacher Jane’s wedding. It was an absolutely crazy weekend and a really valuable immersion into Thai life. 2,083 more words