Notes from a Nomad

Remarkable People, Memorable Events and Fascinating Destinations from Around the World.


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4 – Matchmaking in Baan Nong Weng – Thailand April 27 2012

IMG_6688You would be hard pushed to find Baan Nong Weng  on the map – I first came here 6 years ago and have been back most years since, staying in one of the many thousands of almost indistinguishable villages in Isaan, the dry dusty north eastern region of Thailand that borders on to Cambodia and Laos. Continue reading


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2 – Defending Pattaya – Thailand April 12 2012

I am coming to the end of a two week stay in Pattaya of all places and I have seen this unique city from a very different perspective.  That is surprising in that my previous visits had afforded some contrasting experiences given that they included coming as a solo male traveller, a short stay in Thailand with my Continue reading