Initial Thoughts of Yangon, Myanmar

When I first entered Myanmar through Yangon International Airport, I could have been any number of places around the world, it certainly wasn’t what I was expecting. In total honesty, I’m not actually sure what I was expecting, but I came through a state of the art international airport. The country is growing rapidly, and […]

Pattaya: A City Trying Hard to Change Its Image

Pattaya has for some time had the reputation as a city full of gogo bars, sexy shows and sex tourists. There are reportedly thousands of sex workers in the city yet the Thai government deny that there are any sex workers at all. Pattaya is now trying to reinvent itself as a family friendly resort, […]

Teach Abroad for the Right Reasons

As a traveler, I started relatively late. Most people go backpacking on a gap year between school and university or when they have finished university and before they start their career. I started in my late 20’s having skipped the gap year altogether and finding myself at a crossroads in life. I had a corporate […]

Khon Kaen: The Jewel of Isaan in Thailand

Recently I visited Khon Kaen one of the major cities of Isaan, Thailand. Isaan has four major cities of which Khon Kaen is seen one of the big four along with Udon Thani, Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) and Ubon Ratchathani. It lies 450km north-east of Bangkok and is the Capital of Khon Kaen province. Khon Kaen […]