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  • Blog, Food, Thailand, Travel

    We May or May Not Have Eaten Dog in SE Asia

    By Alexis At my school’s New Year’s party the other night, there were tables full of delicious foods. Pad Thai, onion rings, even fresh veggies and salad. Before the party, I had heard there would also be a roast pig, but when we saw what was actually rotating on the spit, uh, let’s just say it did not look like a pig… Ewwww. As politely as I could, I used my limited Thai to ask the guys cooking…

  • 8 Weird Things About Thailand
    Blog, Food, Thailand, Travel

    8 Weird Things About Thailand

    By David These are things that neither make me love nor hate Thailand — they’re all just things that I find kind of weird. 1. Monks Are People Too Before moving to Thailand, I had this perception that monks were these ultra-holy beings that live separate from the common man. I’m sure they are indeed very holy, but they’re also just normal people. They walk around the streets, catch taxies, get slurpees at 7-11, laugh with…