Tag: Thailand

A Refreshing Foot Bath in the Land of Smiles – Part IV

When we left off, I was standing under a street light on an unfamiliar residential street, trying to glean information from an increasingly soggy map. From behind me I hear a voice ask me if […]

A Refreshing Foot Bath in the Land of Smiles – Part III

We pick up the story in at 7-11 outside Chiang Mai, where I have stopped to buy a map and ask the staff to show me where I am along the road that runs in […]

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 […]