Tickets to Yangon, capital of Myanmar, are in my pocket.
I am in an airplane the size of a pocket. READ MORE »
There are a few things that Thais do not agree about. Politics and banished prime minister Thaksin.
Buddhism as a national religion versus ideas of inhabitants of southern provinces of Thailand.
There is one unanymous belief though, shared by most of the populace - the King. Thais love their king, believe and trust him. One can find images and pictures of His Majesty on many surfaces - framed pictures, big posters, drawings. The picture above is from internet terminal in Chiang Mai airport. READ MORE »
It's 9.30 PM, dark and rain showers the street. Still, the tailor in Soi 9 of Moonmuang Street in Chiang Mai is patiently waiting for customers, keeping his shop open. READ MORE »
Family is a base of everything. It gives support when you need it, advice when in doubt and reprimands when misbehaved. One of the easiest ways to lose ones face is to throw a wedding with a poor selection of dishes and few guests. Even if the family is poor, the wedding has to be posh and rich, since it is a first step of a new family. READ MORE »
A lot of life and activities in Asia go on at late evening, in the street. The night bazaar of Chiang Rai is not an exception. Even though not so big as the ones in Bangkok or Chiang Mai, there are still a lot of nice things to be found. READ MORE »
A huge selection of neck ties, so colorful and nice. Some of them pure silk. Costs just a fraction of what I'd pay back home. I would love to buy a batch and bring home, but I can't - the backpack is too small to carry everything, and I still have half a year of travels. READ MORE »