half a coup

I feel the need to mention something about Thailand’s state of martial law (many of you have asked me). Since they declared martial law on Tuesday, I haven’t noticed the smallest difference in my daily life. Since Lumphini Park has been cleared of the protesters who have been camping out there for months, I actually […]

koh lipe

Towards the end of the Thai new year, Songkran,¬†we decided to take a break from the Bangkok craziness and head to the relaxed island of Koh Lipe, south of Phuket. The night before we left, I found myself curled in the fetal position with an aching body and an intense fever. Songkran had gotten the […]