Thai Long-Tail Boat

Thai Long-Tail Boat

Southern Thailand is famous for its wooden long-tail boats, also called Ruea Hang Yao. They are powered by car engines.

Vampire Kitty

Vampire Kitty

Hidden on the shores of southern Thailand you can find a jungle beach teeming with kittens. It’s called Tonsai.

Why You Shouldn’t Ride Elephants In Thailand

Why You Shouldn’t Ride Elephants In Thailand

Everyone wants to ride elephants in Thailand. Including me. That was until I spent the day at an elephant sanctuary and learned the disturbing truth about this popular activity.

Blessed By A Monk: My Magic Sak Yant Tattoo

Blessed By A Monk: My Magic Sak Yant Tattoo

Over 40 people watched in silence as the monk repeatedly penetrated my flesh like a sewing machine. His needle sent waves of hot searing pain into my back.

Fire Dancing in Tonsai

Next to the popular climbing destination of Railay you’ll find a more laid-back beach called Tonsai.

Deep Water Soloing: Climbing Without Ropes

Deep Water Soloing: Climbing Without Ropes

My forearms were burning. Sweat streamed into my eyes. There were no safety ropes. Suddenly I lost my grip on the rock and plummeted 35 feet off a cliff.

The Rambutan Lady

After my traditional Thai tattoo session I was craving some fresh fruit. Lucky for me there was a large open-air market next to the temple.

Sak Yant Tattoo Session

This is what a traditional Sak Yant tattoo session looks like. Luang Pi Nunn is arguably the most famous Sak Yant tattoo artist in Thailand.