The people of Thailand make you feel fat!

If you have never been to Thailand, well for one, you are missing out. Secondly you may not notice that the average Thailand resident is tiny. To put it into perspective the average American comes in at 87kg (average height – 176cm), while the average Thai comes in at 62 kg (average height – 167cm) […]

Getting sick in a 3rd world country isn’t that bad

One of the biggest concerns I had coming here was what happens when something goes wrong. When you are in a first world country you take for granted a few things in life. One of those is that if you get yourself in trouble you have government services that will back you up. Never is […]

My visit to Singapore Zoo

I’ve always liked wildlife. It’s one of the reasons I moved to Asia. The wildlife is amazing here and abundant through many different settings. During my time I have explored some wonderful places (my favorite being the jungles through Malaysia). It’s not a big surprise then that a Continent with such amazing wildlife also has […]

My Trip to Japan

About 6 months ago I finally got to visit Japan. While I’ve been here (Asia) for a while I have never ventured to the famous little island to the East. Unfortunately due to the lack of funds I could only stay for 3 weeks, but it was well worth it. Japan is an amazing country. […]

Phi Phi Island – Yes everyone goes there.

Phi Phi Island is one of the most popular places in Thailand. While I enjoy the more off the road places, I can easily see why this place is so popular. It has some of the most scenic places you will ever see in the world. Yes, it is a tourist trap, and if you […]

Difficulties in Shopping for Food in Thailand for a Westerner

Every country has it’s differences. If they didn’t they would get pretty boring. You don’t want to travel somewhere only to find exactly the same thing there as you would have back home. In whatever country you find yourself in you are going to be overwhelmed with difference. As much as anything this applies to […]

Stunning Beaches of Thailand – Part 1 – The Gulf

Thailand is famous for it’s beaches and it’s easy to see why. There are countless beaches with pristine white sand and beautiful blue water that surround this beautiful country.  Add to that the warm weather in Thailand and you have a perfect recipe for going to the beach. I thought I would hand select my […]

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