Thailand

Bangkok theft from tuk-tuk

Bangkok theft from tuk-tuk passengers

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Bangkok theft has gotten bad enough that police have posted warnings about theft from tuk-tuk passengers. The convenient little auto-rickshaws, ubiquitous on the streets…

Pattaya’s sex tourism

Pattaya’s sex tourism

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Pattaya, Thailand’s got to be the seediest, one-track party-town in the world. It doesn’t pretend to be anything else. Huge signs advertising the Fcuk…

Bangkok scam

Bangkok scam

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Barely five minutes after hitting the streets of Bangkok, a jolly, friendly fellow approached. Conservative and 50ish, the short man put himself head-on into…

Bangkok airport scam and fake police

Bangkok airport scam and fake police

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We good citizens are trained from an early age to respect authority. It’s not easy to ask a uniformed policeman for identification, or even…