bed bugs in south east asia

Bed Bugs in South East Asia, what do I do?!

Those nasty little buggers, the bed bugs. It really feels like the end of the world if you sleep in a bug infested bed. Just writing about them makes me itch all over. After one bad hotel, it’s so easy for them to get in your bags and then those bloody things just go with […]

14 Days of Silence at a Thailand Meditation Retreat

Warning: I don’t mean to scare you into not going to a Thailand Meditation Retreat but this is my personal experience with no sugar coating These monks aren’t messing around. It’s been 14 days and they finally, yet reluctantly, are releasing me. I thought I knew what I was getting into since I sat a […]

Taking the Train from Malaysia to Thailand, yes do it!

I think we forget there are other options when we travel from country to country than just the easy flight. In South East Asia, I recommend traveling by alternative means whenever you get the chance. Traveling is about the journey not the destination. We took a 21 hour overnight train ride from Penang (Butterworth), Malaysia all […]