Category Archives: Thailand

Superlatives | Craziest Transportation

And the Bailey goes to…Southeast Asia! By Perrin Long boats, windowless buses and wooden train tracks rumble through Southeast Asia. These vehicles entered this world with the baby boomers, and these days they run about as quickly as a toddler taking … Continue reading

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Recommended | Conjure new flavors with local cooks

By Perrin Anne and I kicked off our Thailand meal sampling with green curry, which we bought on the sidewalk for 30 baht (less than a dollar). Following ten minutes of belly rubbing, eye rolling, gum smacking, lip licking, and … Continue reading

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Lanterns, Fire and Boats, Chiang Mai!

Holidays Without Regulations on Handheld Explosives By Perrin Chiang Mai has two claims to fame. First, it is the capital of Thailand’s northern province. Like Boston, it lacks pedestrian-plowing taxis, emphysema-inducing smog, fashion-forward lady-boys, and the repute of the larger … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Surprise

By Perrin “Eh…” I sputtered. We were sipping cokes in center city. We had been haggling for nuts with a vendor, but I froze when I noticed something behind Anne. Before I could say “Elephant,” Anne and Dumbo stood face-to-face. … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: He’s funky, but his food is fresh

By Perrin Our stomachs forbid us to return to another cheap food cart. We’d recently gulped down a few shakes from the “Milk Fresh Fresh Milk” stand, which, it turns out, uses unpasteurized milk. We now know what it’s like … Continue reading

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We Accidentally Joined a Buddhist Monastery

By Perrin Anne and I were wandering in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, looking for our hostel on the River Kwai. Some might say that we were lost; but we did know that we occupied a dark alley flanked by the Red Light … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of Rockin’ Bangkok

Sunrise Breakfast served. Pink egg, spicy noodle, forty cent! Morning Salute the city’s–the whole country’s–favorite couple. This won’t be hard. The King and Queen grace billboards and restaurant walls everywhere. Their overwhelming presence is Big-Brother-esque-they’re always watching! Many Thai’s, however, … Continue reading

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