Crazy people in Bangkok

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My landlord in Bangkok, Kun John posted this photo on Facebook today. Funny as hell. Yes, it’s fake. I’m not really on a billboard in downtown Bangkok. Thank god. Cool photo though. In this photo is (left to right), David …

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A slow boat through Bangkok

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Yesterday I wanted to go into the western part of the city. It’s where most of the government offices are, the King’s palace is there, and there’s also a bustling tourist district there. But it’s for the newbie tourists. It’s …

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Morning in Bangkok

I went out at 6am to the store because I desperately wanted some bottled water or soft drink. It’s so hot in the front room without airconditioning and the big old fan that I use dries my eyes out so …

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Siam Sato and other Thai alcohol

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I’m drinking something unusual this evening. “King Kong”, the big German biker guy told me about it one night in the convenience store, as we often chat when I run into him because he’s obviously a very unique person to …

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Good Times, Bad Times

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I got pretty close to running out of money this week. Fortunately my rent was paid up, unlike the other guys I’m staying with who are as much as a month behind, but I was at the point I couldn’t …

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Overnight train from Laos to Thailand

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After checking out at midday I had to wait until 3pm for a tuktuk to come and pick me up and take me to the train station. I went outside and there were two blokes just chatting. I’d met one …

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Tiger Temple, Thailand

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[Note: Posted about two weeks later than the event itself] Tom, the Tuk Tuk driver offered to take me some places tomorrow. Now I know that I could have gotten on a bus and done it with 50 other people …

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고양이 새끼 (Korean Kitten)

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I bet not many people know what that means. It means “Korean Kitten”, because that’s what I’ve been hanging out with in Bangkok the last couple of days. It’s VERY hard to find an inexpensive hotel or bar or anything …

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Welcome to Thailand

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I wasn’t able to book a hotel in Phuket before I got to Thailand. I tried, but the 3G internet is just a fucking joke in Malaysia. You can sit there for half an hour retrying over and over and …

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Headed for Phuket

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Since people want to know where I’m going, especially my family in case I get lost or kidnapped or whatever, here’s where I’m headed. I was tossing up where to go next. I considered heading straight for Bangkok, but really …

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