The most epic road trip in Thailand

Navigating the famous Mae Hong Son Loop Northern Thailand has a lot that appeals to sensitive Englishmen like me. It’s a bit less hot than the South, the food is a bit less spicy, and the pace of life a bit less frenetic. Tourists who don’t make a beeline for Thailand’s southern beaches often headContinue reading “The most epic road trip in Thailand”

How to cure Southeast Asian temple fatigue

The top ten temples, so you don’t have to bother with the rest I know it’s sacrilege, but I have been feeling increasingly indifferent towards Southeast Asian Buddhist temples. Which is a shame, because they are arguably an integral part of the tourist experience. Several years ago, on my first trip to the region, templesContinue reading “How to cure Southeast Asian temple fatigue”