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Travel Lesson 4 – beans or chilli?

Watch out when eating string beans, green chillies will cleverly disguise themselves amongst the beans and they will wreak havoc in your mout.  Take extra care when eating in the dark. One night in Koh Tao while Chase was sick in bed, I went out for dinner at one of those beachfront restaurants that I … Continue reading

Travel Lesson 3 – Language

Learning and using the local language will get you further than using English. When Chase and I decided to stay overnight in Chumphon, a town where tourists usually arrive off a 5am train and depart for the islands a few hours after, we had to quickly get an understanding of the language.  We did see … Continue reading