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…

Reflections on Cambodia

Cambodia is a case study on how good we have it in the U.S.  From 1975-1979, ~25% of their population was killed (2 million people) by the ruthless Khmer Rouge regime through a combination of mass murder, disease, and starvation.  Along with 2 million people, the Khmer Rouge also killed the Cambodian (also known as…