Heather is an American writer who moved to Bangkok in 2005. A failed blog attempt, one master’s degree and two kids later, she’s now writing about her experiences in the Land of Smiles. Heather has never ridden an elephant or eaten fried grasshoppers from a street vendor, but she is learning how to navigate her car in infamous Bangkok traffic.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Lately I’ve been enjoying various posts in the blogosphere about the arrival of spring, and I feel like I’m missing out, since I live in the tropics. All those lovely photos of crocus buds and cherry blossoms online remind me … Continue reading
This week Thailand observes Songkran, a three-day festival to celebrate the Thai new year. The Sanskrit word songkran means “move into,” in this case referring to the sun moving into the house of Aries, which usually occurs around April 13. … Continue reading
Everyone knows the expat’s favorite line when discussing their enviable lifestyle and the travel opportunities that many only dream of: “Been There. Done That.” Ridden an elephant? Check. Trekked in Nepal? Check. Tasted local delicacies (as in monkey, fried insects, … Continue reading