Tag Archives: Thailand

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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Top 10 Spectacular Things to Do and See in Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand known as the City of Angels. Most tourists enter the country at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport and will pass through it prior to going off to other popular destinations such as Phuket, Koh Chang, Pattaya, and Chiang Mai. Bangkok is also famous for its nightlife. However, there is […]

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Toronto Pride Parade 2011: Thailand

Oh yes, the kathoeys (ladyboys) and their supporters came in their national costume at the 2011 Toronto Pride Parade. Sawatde-ka!

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India: Jaipur

From High School to University—and even up to now, there are three places that I would want to visit someday: India, Egypt and Italy. Yes, in that order. Unfortunately, I havent been to one of these countries. Well, I could have gone to India before but I reckoned 10 days werent enough, so I went […]

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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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2010 Shanghai World Expo: Asia Pavilions 2

To continue the Asia Pavilions at the ongoing Shanghai World Expo, the next countries are from Nepal – Vietnam. I think it would be best to visit the Expo area at night to get really nice photos. Don’t fret, the expo closes at midnight but admittance will only be until 9:00pm. So, if you are […]

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Grand Palace in bangkok, Thailand.

Bangkok – Temples, Palace, Park and Tower

I woke up early and joined thousands of Thai commuters in the bus. Though I still have a bit of a hangover from last night’s debauchery, the excitement of going around Bangkok’s busy streets and tourist spots overwhelmed me. Word for the wise:¬†When entering temples in Thailand, it is advised to wear casual clothes. No […]

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