United States / Weird

Visiting A Creationist Museum in Southern California

I first found out about the Institute for Creation Research years back when a photo album was published online and had a good laugh, adding it to my bucket list of weird places I’d like to eventually visit.  The only problem is, it’s somewhere in Bumshart, Nowhere, and I really can’t be bothered to drive …

Baan Si Daam
Thailand / Weird

Baan Si Daam: The Black House in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Baan Si Daam is another one of Chiang Rai’s more interesting art spaces, often described as the opposite of the White Temple nearby. Personally I think its a little lazy to compare the two, although they are two compounds of buildings with seemingly opposite messages, they are also completely different.  With both buildings having their own dark …

White Temple Chiang Rai
Thailand / Weird

White Temple (Wat Rong Kun) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The White Temple is probably one of the most interesting temples that I’ve visited while in Thailand.  The temple is a project that is started by Thai artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat in 1997. 
The temple is white to symbolise purity, in contrast to many traditional Thai temples that are colourful and covered in gold.  Its full …

Thailand / Weird

Strange, Racist and Just Damn Inappropriate Products In Thailand

Thailand has provided me with loads of laughs over the last year when it comes to inappropriate products, weird as hell engrish, straight up racist shit, and well – thinks that are just very, very strange.

Here are a some of the gems in the “TIT: This is Thailand” section of my iPhone.

Black Man Spin Mop …

Thailand / Weird

Urban Exploring Bangkok: How to Find An Abandoned Mall Full of Fish

Update: Sadly for Urban Explorers, the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority removed the fish, drained the pond and knocked down the building around 2015, so you’ll have to make do with the photos in the blog post below.  Sorry guys 🙁

If you’ve lived in Bangkok for a while, especially anywhere near the Kho San Road area, you’ve …

Thailand / Weird

Krabi, Ao Nang, Tonsai & the Cock Cave

In September last year, Sarah and I had just started seeing each other, she was at her old apartment and I was crashing in Baan Farang with one of her uni mates.  She asked if I wanted to fly down to Krabi with her for a few days – how could I refuse.

Getting to Krabi:

We …

Thailand / Weird

Guide to Exploring Siriraj Medical Museums

NB: Please excuse the photo quality of the post, technically its not allowed to take photos in the Museum, so these were taken incognito while hiding from rent-a-cops 

Just some skulls in a glass box…

Looking for something to do in Bangkok that doesn’t revolve around the normal tourist cliches of Khao San Road, Tuk Tuks, …