Bangla Road, Patong, and the Thai Ladyboy Scene

Bangla Road, Patong, and the Thai Ladyboy Scene

When I first arrived to Patong by way of an airport shuttle, I saw a female motorcyclist with a shirt that read, “Good men go to heaven. Bad men go to Patong.” The workers are trying to get you into their bars and strip clubs. You’ll see signs for discounted beers at...
The Truth and Dangers about Thailand’s Tiger Temple

The Truth and Dangers about Thailand’s Tiger Temple

Looking through Facebook travel albums, a certain photo opportunity gives me a disturbing sense of déjà vu. Tourist after tourist takes pictures beside a majestic tiger, docile due to drugs. The allure of posing beside an exotic animal outweighs issues of animal...
Best Time to Visit Thailand and Maybe The Worst Time

Best Time to Visit Thailand and Maybe The Worst Time

For those impatient to escape to Thailand’s famed beauty, there is no worst time to visit. The best time to visit Thailand is now. However, if you wish to maximise the potential of your trip, it’s important to take into consideration the influence of Thailand’s...
10 Important Things I Learned While Volunteering in Thailand

10 Important Things I Learned While Volunteering in Thailand

Bored and listless with life, I decided to type the words ‘volunteering’ and ‘elephants’ into Google. I clicked on the first link which happened to be in Thailand. Later that night, I paid for my flights and deposit. Impulsive? Yes. Worthwhile? Hugely. Here are the 10...
How to Survive on $30 a Day in Bangkok

How to Survive on $30 a Day in Bangkok

You’ve packed your bags, booked your flight and amped up all your friends about going on this incredible trip to Bangkok. What is left? BUDGETING! It’s easy to get carried away in Bangkok without even realizing, which is why I am going to tell YOU how to survive...