Thailand
#2, Collaging Thailand: turquoise waters

#2, Collaging Thailand: turquoise waters

[magazine pieces in 7.5"x10" sketchbook] Koh Samui, Thailand. August 2009. On the scooter, I tightened my arms around his waist. Our t-shirts were drenched in sweat. My eyes brightened upon the first glimpse of turquoise waters ahead. “Stop!” I yelled into his ear. We ran onto the beach, kicking off our shoes. I ripped off...
Notes on backpacking through Thailand

Notes on backpacking through Thailand

I’ve been traveling on my own since I was 17. I lived with a host family in Italy the summer after my third year of high school, and before I started college, I saved money by waiting tables and scooping ice cream at my part-time job to study Spanish in Peru. However, I didn’t embark...
That time the Thai masseuse tried to take advantage of my boyfriend...while I was next to him

That time the Thai masseuse tried to take advantage of my boyfriend…while I was next to him

I was studying as an exchange student in Korea when my boyfriend at the time and I decided to jaunt through Thailand for three weeks over our summer vacation. For our last remaining days, we were back in Bangkok, debating on what we should do during the day. “Hey, why don’t we get another massage?”...

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