I fled Bangkok for a sojourn in the Thai islands of Koh Samui and Koh Tau. Koh Samui is about an hour flight from Bangkok and is in the Gulf of Thailand on the eastern side of the peninsula. The island is about 220 square kilometers but has an international airport and quite a, Read More

I am not all negative on Bangkok. While I haven’t done all the tourist things available, I have seen some of the city and hit some of the tourist spots. At this point, I have seen lots of temples so am a bit judicious about which ones I spend time at. I did go, Read More

I flew from Saigon to Bangkok. Immediately, I was blown away by how modern and Western the city was. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t expect people living in mud-and-wattle huts but the skyline is beautiful and the transit is amazing. Even more, every conceivable Western restaurant chain has a franchise here. And the, Read More