Tag Archives: Patong

The Ladyboys of Thailand

In local dialect, they’re called kathoeys. Ladyboys, as we call them. Or trans, as we label them. There are many of them in Thailand. They’re everywhere. Unlike in some countries, ladyboys are the invisible children. Chances are, in Bangkok, they might be sitting next to you in the metro but you won’t notice it. Boy, […]

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Thailand: Patong Beach Sunset

From Saigon (Vietnam), I flew to Bangkok then to Phuket, the southernmost part of Thailand to relax at the beach. I heard a lot about this beach as the “flesh mecca” of all sorts of debauchery, in contrast to the nearby tiny islands which are good for island hopping. Patong Beach area was drastically affected […]

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Kho Phi Phi and Other Islands

Bloggers note: A friend of mine will be backpacking soon to Southeast Asia. Hes gonna follow the trip I had around this time two years ago—starting from Thailand then to Cambodia and down to Vietnam. He asked me some tips and how I did. But, instead of telling him everything in words, I thought of […]

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