Archive for Category: "Thailand"
Walking around a grove of mosaic-flowered chedis, two saffron-robed monks and a raised Bodhi tree garden on my way out of Wat Pho, I swear I’m floating. It’s a blissfully cloudy day (a godsend in Bangkok, consistently ranked one of the top-five hottest cities in the world), and after hours of exploring the temple complex, we’ve just received our first Thai massages here at the country’s headquarters for preserving traditional Thai medicine.
So I’ve been home from Thailand for about four days now. I have a million and one thoughts about the trip racing through my head and I could probably talk for hours about elephants, Thai culture, and surviving a fifteen-hour plane ride. But I’ll spare you
Shopping in a Bangkok street market is a lot like going to war. If you are a Westerner, this can be a tough attitude to understand and adopt, because haggling isn’t something that often occurs in Europe or North America
Food. Such a simple word yet so layered like a multi-tier wedding cake. It begins as a necessity, builds into a want and dangerously dangles as greed at times. However, if it holds ground well it can build into pure pleasure.