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Asia, Bangkok, Thailand

White guys in Asia

by Colin Wright

Bangkok — I spent some time living in Bangkok, arriving at the tail-end of a ‘red shirt’ revolution that predictably solved no problems and pockmarked the urban landscape with bullet holes. After Buenos Aires and Christchurch, I was excited to start building a new life in a new city; a place that was still mysterious, still a vague quantity. A place I had heard so much about, but of which I had very little...

Travel, Life Goes On, Revolution

In the middle of a "Soft Military Coup"

by Charlie Grosso

Bangkok — “I’m sorry Ma’am but I don’t have you on this flight tonight. Do you know your ticket number?” As it turns out, I am not on this flight to Kuala Lumpu to Kathmandu. I am on the flight tomorrow night....

City Life

Dusk over Bangkok.

by Cassie Marketos

Bangkok — I’m not in love with the city of Bangkok, overrun as it is with a boorish, foreign youth. I got robbed on my way in, but found quick refuge in an artist’s squat in the faraway district of Thon Buri, ...

Puppies, Dogs, animals

Sweater puppies

by Colin Wright

Bangkok — You can make a lot of judgements about a city based on how the animals who live there are treated. It’s not an absolute metric for civilization, of course, but as a general rule, the places I’ve been...

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