It was Chinese New Year and I paid a visit to my grandma in Penang. There's only so much shock she can withstand at here advanced age, and I didn't want to compromise my chances with the red packets either. After all, which conservative, traditional Chinese uncle/ auntie gives a generous ang pao to a long-haired, hobo nephew?
Bangkok (Jan-Mar 14) March 3rd 2014 Yes I know it's been some three months since I left you hanging, back in my Southern China escapade. Well, it does seem like an eternity has passed, but since then I'd returned back home to Singapore for about a month, then headed back up again to my de facto second home in Bangkok once more. I've been here since the start of the year, for another two-month's worth of Thai classes, ... 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
Hi, thanks for visiting. I'm an ex-cop and ex-finance guy from Singapore, quit my job to travel. Decided to start in my own backyard here in Southeast Asia. Pleased to have you follow me on my adventure...... full info