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Video: Never Go to Thailand!

Video: Never Go to Thailand!

0 / November 12, 2013 12:12 am

This guy has a made a number of these videos. I really like them!

2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving in Krabi Thailand

2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving in Krabi Thailand

1 / October 30, 2013 6:10 am

This is very cool!

Thai Countryside Buriram Province

Thai Countryside Buriram Province

0 / October 11, 2013 6:41 am

Took a ride out to a reservoir outside of Buriram city over the weekend….beautiful place. Life is so old fashioned! It’s like transporting a hundred years back in time! These are the boats the local fisherman use to make their [&hellip

Fighting for Freedom–Literally

Fighting for Freedom–Literally

0 / October 11, 2013 6:16 am

There is always something crazy going on in Thailand. In this case, Thai prisoners get to fight–the winner gets a get-out-of-jail-free card! http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/10/08/prison-fight-inmates-battle-foreigners-freedom

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle Days 5 & 6

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle Days 5 & 6

0 / June 12, 2013 10:08 am

After a good night’s rest in Chumphon, it was time to hit the road again. Today is day 5, and I’m heading to Surat Thani. View Larger Map This should have been a pretty easy, uneventful day. The scheduled ride [&hellip

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle Days 3 and 4

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle Days 3 and 4

0 / June 8, 2013 11:55 am

It’s day 3, and I should be on my bike heading south to Chumphon. Instead, I’m laying in bed wondering who’s beating on the back of my eyeballs. I went a little overboard with the beers last night. Anyway, the [&hellip

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle (Day 2)

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle (Day 2)

0 / April 17, 2013 3:54 am

Day one of my trip, while exciting, was not very fun. I plowed ahead on a big, ugly highway with big, ugly, stone throwing, fume spewing trucks driven by maniacs who didn’t seem to care if they lived or died–a [&hellip

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle (Day 1)

Touring Southern Thailand on My Motorcycle (Day 1)

4 / April 12, 2013 3:32 pm

It’s still dark out. The morning is crisp and cool, especially for Thailand. I’m strapping my new Skoyco touring bag and my backpack to the rack of my Lifan Cross 200. I feel strange. Alone. I’m about to embark on [&hellip

Buriram to Khlong Yai: My 3-Day 1200 km Motorcycle Ride

Buriram to Khlong Yai: My 3-Day 1200 km Motorcycle Ride

0 / August 11, 2012 11:25 am

My friend Pieter and I recently grabbed our bikes, him on his Kawasaki KLX 250 and me on my Lifan Cross 200, and headed out on a 1200 kilometer road trip from Buriram Thailand all the way down to the [&hellip

Early Morning Exploring on My Motorcycle

Early Morning Exploring on My Motorcycle

0 / July 8, 2012 3:38 am

Woke up wide awake at 5:30 this morning, so I decided to hop on my motorcycle and do a bit of off-road exploring here in Isan, Thailand. My goal for this morning was to find a dirt road that went [&hellip

Flight of the Gibbon: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Flight of the Gibbon: Chiang Mai, Thailand

0 / January 19, 2011 5:23 am

I recently took a trip up to Chiang Mai, Thailand. Chiang Mai, for those of you who don’t know, is a lively place with access to an assortment of adrenalin-filled activities, such as elephant riding, on and off road motorcycling, [&hellip

5 Essential Packing Tips

5 Essential Packing Tips

0 / January 15, 2011 3:37 am

Heading into the airport in Shanghai I noticed a rather small woman wrestling a rather big and burly suitcase. She was losing. She was losing and was clearly annoyed at being pitted against a bigger, stronger opponent. I watched and [&hellip

I Was Impaled By a Bull: Am I Covered?

I Was Impaled By a Bull: Am I Covered?

0 / January 7, 2011 9:48 am

Many people think that when they buy travel insurance they are covered for all manner of mishaps. Unfortunately, this is just not true. If you are impaled by a bull, for example, your insurance company is going to ask how [&hellip

I’ve got My Eye on You: Internet Access in China

I’ve got My Eye on You: Internet Access in China

0 / January 5, 2011 2:08 am

I’ve received quite a few messages recently about communicating through the Internet while in China. Here are my answers. First of all, yes, the Internet is heavily censored here, so if you are coming to China to study past uprisings [&hellip

3 Must-Know Tips for Visiting Sapa, Vietnam

3 Must-Know Tips for Visiting Sapa, Vietnam

0 / December 22, 2010 4:35 am

1. Stay on the Strip When you get off the overnight train from Hanoi you are not quite in Sapa. You have to take a private bus deeper into the mountains. The driver of said bus will take you to [&hellip

The Secret of China’s “F” Visa

The Secret of China’s “F” Visa

1 / December 16, 2010 1:07 am

China’s “F” visa is generally referred to as a “business” visa. This visa is great because it is good for six months and is renewable indefinitely, although you do have to leave the country at least one time every twelve [&hellip

Snake: It’s What’s for Dinner

Snake: It’s What’s for Dinner

0 / December 9, 2010 2:24 am

Yes, I ate that snake you see in the picture. And if you think that’s bad, wait until you hear what I did just before eating him! Or, if you have a weak stomach, maybe you should skip this post. [&hellip

Medical Tourism in Thailand: Bumrungrad International Hospital

Medical Tourism in Thailand: Bumrungrad International Hospital

0 / December 1, 2010 9:39 am

Being laid up in the hospital is bad news. In fact, the only thing worse than being poked, prodded and pushed around while being at our worst and weakest is opening the insanely large bill that jumps up off the [&hellip

Travel Insurance or Expat Insurance?

Travel Insurance or Expat Insurance?

0 / December 1, 2010 7:13 am

Ever been run over by a taxi? Me either, but I’ve had a few close calls, and I know a guy who went to Hanoi and subsequently parked himself, and his scooter, under a bus. It happens. It happens often, [&hellip

Slaying the Thai Visa Dragon

Slaying the Thai Visa Dragon

0 / December 1, 2010 6:42 am

Looking for a long-term Thai visa solution? Perhaps you are developing an Internet business and want to let your creative juices flow while living in a beautiful beachside condo. Or perhaps you’re flirting with the idea of retiring in Thailand, [&hellip