The Time We Stole 20 Baht from a Tuk Tuk Driver in Thailand

Tuk-tuks are prevalent throughout Southeast Asia and are basically motorized rickshaws. It’s a slightly more expensive alternative to taking a cab, and sometimes the only means of transport around small towns. Back in January, Alison and I took a tuk tuk to a bus stop in the small city of Sukhothai before traveling onward to…

A stroll across the Laos-Cambodia border

We recently had the pleasure (probably not the right word) of experiencing one of the most notorious border crossings in Southeast Asia, the land crossing from the 4000 islands in southern Laos into Cambodia.  Going from one corrupt country to another, more corrupt, country, via a lightly-used crossing point is a recipe for, I don’t…