Our old friend Dave from TheLongestWayHome.com just went under the scalpel in Thailand.
Bad Tripping: Kathoeys
Bad Mike valiantly tries to field one of the unanswerable questions of world travel.
Top Ten Things That You Will Really Do in Thailand
Screw the tourist brochures telling you what to do in Thailand, this is the stuff you’re really going experience.
Dark Times in the Land of Smiles: Why Cambodians are Fleeing Thailand in Fear
Nearly a quarter of a million Cambodians have fled Thailand in fear of a violent crackdown on undocumented workers by the new junta. Here’s the story of one such escape.
The Truth on the Ground: Reality vs. the Media in Thailand
To really find out what’s going on somewhere, head to the source.
Dirty Rotten Tour Groups
“What sort of ill-wrought churls would commandeer a sick man’s breakfast table?” Michael Britton asks as his abode — and sustenance — is unabashedly commandeered by callous tour groups.
A Dispatch From The Other Side Of A Shit Ditch – Ranong, Thailand
A look into the life of a Burmese Refugee in Thailand.
Wild Mekong! Hundreds of New Species Found in Mekong Basin
Over 1,000 previously unknown species have been found in the Mekong basin in the past decade. In 2010 alone, scientist have found 100 plants, 28 reptiles, 25 fish, and seven amphibians that were previously unknown to science. The Mekong river and its surrounding watershed is one of the most bio-diverse regions on the globe. Though [...]
Impacts of the Xayaburi Dam on the Mekong River Interview
The Mekong River is currently under siege by a proposal for a major dam on the river’s main stream in northern Laos. Recently, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam agreed to put construction of the Xayaburi Dam on hold until an official impact assessment can be made of the potentially adverse environmental, social, economic, and food security effects of [...]
Xayaburi Dam is the Greatest Threat Facing the Mekong River
Construction of the Xayaburi Dam, the first of eleven dams planned for the Mekong River, was postponed on December 8th, as Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam concurred that more data is needed on the potentially adverse environmental and social impacts of the project. Many environmental and social groups working in the region applaud the decision, [...]