Summer Coup D’état

One week ago the Thai military declared a coup d’état. Thai politics are complex, convoluted, and complete with drama that dates back almost a decade. Dissecting Thai politics is migraine inducing, with arguments so conflicting and rumors so preposterous that getting to the bottom of everything while maintaining a neutral position is a task as…

The Trek Home

Twice a year, I travel to and from Bangkok, Thailand (home) and Boston (home away from home). This migration is usually a 22-hour ordeal that takes the form of interminable waiting, achy joints and perpetual eye bags. Flying alone can be unnerving. Flying a seven-hour flight to London, waiting a five-hour layover followed by another…