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Stop child sex tourism: Canadian man admits to running a child sex ring

Stop child sex tourism: Canadian man admits to running a child sex ring

A Canadian has been sentenced to 25 years (not enough in my opinion) for admitting to running a child sex ring. Some of the children were as young as 4. To learn more about how you can help, please see my previous post on the […]

Stop child sex tourism!

Stop child sex tourism!

I was absolutely disgusted to read about a 90-year old Australian man who has been accused of raping 4 young Thai girls near Chiang Mai. Police found about 100 photographs of naked children in his home. The man is, of course, innocent until proven guilty […]

You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

you see a motorbike used as a minivan. street food is better than restaurant food. you can get a delicious meal for $1. you see livestock transported on the back of a motorbike. people try to sell you useless things and convince you that you […]

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Vietnam, by far, had the funniest things being transported by motorbike or pedicab.                                                              

Indonesia – Bali

Indonesia – Bali

Denpasar We arrived here at 9 pm on New Year’s Eve with no accommodation booked. We knew it would be tough to find a room since we had called many hotels earlier to no avail. We walked in the area by the bus station and […]

Java, Indonesia – trash central

Java, Indonesia – trash central

Java is filthy. The environmental awareness of the local Javanese rank the lowest I’ve ever seen. They throw trash everywhere! The train station and Cuckoo train had garbage scattered over the ground. The great monuments of Borobodur and Prambanan were competing against piles of trash […]

Indonesia – Java

Indonesia – Java

These are the main things I knew about Indonesia before I visited. 1) It is one of the most natural disaster-prone areas in the world: earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tsunamis all occur here. 2) It is the fourth most populous country in the world with its […]

The exhausting voyage to Indonesia

The exhausting voyage to Indonesia

A direct flight from Krabi to Jakarta was really expensive so we decided to do a combination of minivan, train and plane with a one-night stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Instead, we travelled the following way: 1) Minivan ride to Hat Yai Hat Yai is where […]

South Thailand – shopping, booze and debauchery

South Thailand – shopping, booze and debauchery

Being in Thailand a second time was like returning somewhere familiar yet foreign at the same time. The great street food, shopping and Thai friendliness were there, but it also occurred to me that Thailand is the strangest country I have ever visited. The sheer […]