A goal of mine while living in Thailand was to explore places that were not on the typical tourist track and experience as much native culture and tradition as I could. Enter Phi Ta Khon – a three-day party filled with hand-painted wooden masks, dancing and wooden phalluses (still not 100% clear on that one). … More thai ghost na
While driving across Lombok to Senaru, our starting point for our three-day Mt. Rinjani trek, I caught a glimpse of a sign displaying the Indonesian island’s official motto. “Tatas, Tuhu, Trasna” – “wise, tenacious and noble of soul.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, but this motto would prove to be quite … More rinjani
I am currently poised to launch my new site – finally! It will combine more focused blogging with a professional portfolio. Seems these days my work is scattered all over the interwebs. I want to bring everything together under a more comprehensive brand with a few new additions. 2016 is already shaping up to be a year of change (something new and … More burma pt. 1 – yangon and mandalay
A bit of random Bangkok action from my DSLR while I work on some new content for this site. What kinds of articles do you want to see? I’m thinking of heading into a more general lifestyle direction, while still sticking with the concept of travel and living abroad. Let me know in the comments!
iPhone shots from 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 … More koh lipe
A couple weeks ago, Kaitie and I decided to get out of Bangkok for a few days. We picked the old capital, Ayutthaya, full history and old ruins. A major city for foreign traders, it was described as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East during the sixteenth century. UNESCO currently lists … More ayutthaya