Monthly Archives: October 2012
No Matter Where I Go, There I Am
One of the things which has changed is my concept of home.
Like most people, prior to traveling I’ve lived in some sort of dwelling my whole life. I always had a place where I had my stuff and I could go to bed. Whenever I would travel, even when I was traveling around the US attending debate tournaments in college, I knew I would eventually be heading back to the place where I had all my stuff.
This is something which is ingrained so deeply in most people that they don’t even recognize it. They’ve never been without a home, so they’ve never had the feeling of being without it. (more…)
Monday Travel Update – Bye Bye Bangkok Edition
I have a little over 48 hours left in Bangkok.
While I don’t regret coming to Bangkok for a work break, I’m not sure that I’m going to come here again to do the same thing.
I like Bangkok and I have no doubt that I will eventually return, but my decision to come here was based more on security than anything else. Bangkok is a known entity to me. I’ve been here before and I’m comfortable with the city enough that I know how to Thai to tell a taxi driver how to get to my hotel. I knew exactly what I was getting into when I decided to come here.
However, that have been the problem.