The words “easy” and “reliable” have no place in a conversation regarding Thai transportation. Bangkok in particular is quite the Bermuda Triangle of well laid transport plans. I have never made it out of Bangkok on the day or via the mode of transport originally intended. However, last week I was on an especially tightContinue reading “In a Bangkok Minute”
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Where You Go?………but seriously
I’ve written before about the ever persistent, original hustlers of Phuket, the cab drivers. What I haven’t told you is that when they yell, “Where you go?” they actually need to know. Anyone who’s visited me in Thailand can attest that the second you get in a cab, it’s as if the driver is asContinue reading “Where You Go?………but seriously”
Jackpot Kate dug up an extensive list of Thai superstitions (minus the 10 to 15 I’ve added to it for my own convenience). Number 8 is my favorite, Baldies are sneaky and flirty. That’s you Bruce! I didn’t know you had been to Thailand…….very sneaky indeed.
If it Weren’t for Bad Luck……..
Expressing verbal disgust for Monday mornings is a widely accepted societal norm and the only thing one should be expected to do when the dreaded day arrives. If you are some freak of nature who takes no issue with Monday, I suggest you start or those around you will quickly take issue with you. NoContinue reading “If it Weren’t for Bad Luck……..”
One Year Round-up
I’m not tech savy enough to figure out how to post a pdf of my Christmas Card…..so if I missed you send me your email, and we’ll call it a Groudhogs Day card instead
If Thai’s believe in reincarnation, than its my belief that they were Stephens girls in a past life because they really know how to extend a celebration. After being ambushed by two end of semester dinner parties already this week, the head of the Foreign Language Department came up to me and said, “Kah-Teee…..tonight, de-paht-menContinue reading “Special Din-ah”
Wet and Wild
So I have the entire month of April off to celebrate Thai New Year. We asked the locals in Phuket what we farangs should do with ourselves during the festivities and the unanimous vote was for Kohsan Road in Bangkok. We’ve made our way here and tonight will launch a 6 day city wide waterContinue reading “Wet and Wild”