Called sai yoi (‘Sweeping Banyans’), this creepy-looking forest of 10,000 trees has almost no beginning – and no end. Also called the Sai Ngam Spirit House or spelled as Sai Ngarm. The pronunciation is a little tricky – merge the two words...
The side attraction for most was our main destination today. The beach was a nice bonus, though. So it’s clear, you’ll arrive at the same place to reach Railay Beach West or East – in fact, just off to the right of this picture is the...
I couldn’t tell you how many temples I’ve been to across Asia. Hundreds, perhaps, across Korea, Thailand, Laos, and Malaysia. I have never seen a temple like this one. Wat Baan Rai (also spelled Wat Ban Rai or Wat Bahn Rai), this extraordinary temple...
We interrupt the usual string of awesome destinations and posts about traveling to offer an interview – and a warning. In case you’re not tuned to the Thai interwebs, a controversial new book has just been released by a British fellow named John Stapleton... read more
I recently traveled to Singapore to speak at the ITB Asia conference – a chance to talk about travel blogging and building an online community. Since that’s probably only interesting to a small percentage of you, I thought I’d write about saving... read more
Here at One Weird Globe, I use GPS coordinates to ensure I can find a place, give good directions, and know exactly where on earth I am. It makes a world of difference when getting off the beaten path, especially to places where well-written directions might otherwise... read more
A quick note: if you’re not following the One Weird Globe Twitter account, start following now. Some of these get published there first for my followers. As always, random pictures are those photos that don’t fit in any other post, so they get collected... read more
Gotta love it when you see something along the road that just makes you stop and pull out the camera. As always, random pictures are those fun pictures that don’t fit in other posts. You might have some of them on my Facebook or Twitter page – go follow... read more
Mermaids are pretty sexy, if you ask me – I didn’t expect to see one on the outside of a Nakhon Ratchasima hotel… As always, random pictures are those fun pictures that don’t fit in other posts. You might have some of them on my Facebook or... read more
This month: half a dozen books related to travel – whether you’re traveling long-term, on a budget, on the high-end, or simply want to disappear, there’s a little something for everyone. Alternatively, see plenty of previous book reviews over here....
I think this’ll become a once-a-month sort of post. If you’ve recently written a guidebook, a book about traveling, travel blogging, or a book related to travel in some way, there’s a fair chance I’ll review it here. Send it to oneweirdglobe AT...
I love me some light reading. Found at a bookshop in Vientiane, Laos. As always, random pictures are those fun pictures that don’t fit in other posts. You might have some of them on my Facebook or Twitter page – go follow those if you aren’t already!...
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So nice to see popular TV shows making an appearance on Thai t-shirts… Thailish is the weird, odd English sometimes seen throughout. See the rest of the posts in the series! BROS MOVIE LEARING MAKES A GOOD The world will nerer stanve for wonders SUR ONLV FOR... read more
Call this part 2 of the Digital Innovation Bloggers Conference post. The day after the Blogger Matchup wrapped up, the Thailand Travel Mart opened up (Wednesday, June 4th). This shouldn’t be confused with the Thailand Tourism Festival – leave it to... read more
Whether you call it Engrish, Thailish, or Tinglish, this is what happens when the English language gets mangled in hilarious ways. Vegetarian Roasted Meat Just what kind of meat is this? Something tells me I don’t want to know… Drawing processed surface of... read more