Dusit Palace, Ferry Rides, and Other Adventures February 16th 2011 After the past fews days, I was thrilled to awake and be feeling like myself. Finally, I could go sightseeing! I took the skytrain to the pier, with the plan to buy a ticket and go upriver.
I wanted to buy a train on a non-tourist boat and had been told that it would be easy to get. However, it seems that they can only sell me a tourist ticket for 25B. The tourist ticket only takes us up a ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, and now the Malaysian peninsula. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparations a... full info