I was looking on a map of Thailand the other day when I realised I'd never heard of Chachoengsao province, despite the fact that it's right next to Bangkok. Feeling a little foolish, I did a quick Google search and found that it's not a place that really gets written about very much — in […]
Two Canadian sisters who died on Phi Phi island in June had ingested the insect repellent DEET, indicating they may have drunk a variation of a local "cocktail" popular in the southern provinces known as 4×100. The ingredients of 4×100 are usually kratom leaf extract, cough syrup, cola and ice. A more potent version, 8×100, contains longkong […]
My first impression after arriving in Chiang Mai was that the city in northern Thailand looked a lot like Bangkok. I thought to myself, so this is what people have been raving about? I guess I had this vision of mountains and trees all over the place, but of course Chiang Mai is well developed. […]
A couple of weeks ago I went south with Plan to visit Moken Sea Gypsy communities. I took my battered old Flipcam and shot some footage from Lao Island at the local Moken village and school. I put it all together with Final Cut Express.
Here's a short video I shot from the International Fireworks Contest, held in Pattaya on December 16 and 17. This video is from the second day and features some of the displays from Emirates and the USA. There were also shows from Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Philippines and Thailand. These fireworks displays were […]