Tag: Southeast Asia

A Refreshing Foot Bath In the Land of Smiles – Part II

We resume the story as I head back to the hotel after my fish pedicure. I walk out of the spa on my bloody stumps after a one-hour treatment stretches to about 2.5 hours. I […]

A Refreshing Foot Bath In the Land of Smiles – Part I

In 2011 I went to Southeast Asia for the first time; the trip was a large group effort to help a friend celebrate a milestone birthday. We met in Bangkok then took a train to […]

A Refreshing Cocktail in the Land of Smiles – Part II

The story left off as I approached a gas station in Pattaya, Thailand, hoping they might fill a bottle with gas for my pooped-out scooter. As it turns out, while everyone seems inclined to be […]

A Refreshing Cocktail in the Land of Smiles – Part I

Recently I took a short trip to Thailand, which included a couple of days in Pattaya. When I was invited to Pattaya, I was intrigued, imagining a few ramshackle cottages at water’s edge, delicious food […]