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Destination: Khon Kaen horse racing

AND THEY'RE OFF! Trying to follow horse racing in a foreign language is like trying to explain American football to a two-year-old. You might be able to do it given some time, but it starts off feeling...
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Random pictures, part 14

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...
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Destination: Nakhon Ratchasima and a duo of temples

As a place to spend a weekend, Nakhon Ratchasima has a fair bit to offer the traveler to Isaan. Also commonly called 'Korat' from the two middle syllables (Na-KOn RATchasima), the city is in the southwest...
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The most psychedelic temple around – Wat Baan Rai

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...
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Life as a Nomad: Bangkok, Thailand

'Life as a Nomad' is an occasional series that focuses on the nomadic life and where we've lived it. So, tell me about Bangkok. You've seen it in the Hangover 2 - Bangkok is arguably the gateway to...