Category Archives: Thailand

Welcome to the EverTheNomad blog! My name is Anja. I'm a New York-based travel writer who also takes an occasional good photo. Whether I'm traveling through the back roads of some faraway country or sitting in my Brooklyn apartment on a rainy night, this is where I share my thoughts and impressions.

Global Glimpses: Chiang Mai, Thailand

April 2010. Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Solo trip. Visit to Wat Sri Suphan one late afternoon that stretched into evening. Highlight: A chat with Touy Yai, a heavy-set 22-year-old monk from Laos who laughingly translated his name as Big Fat.

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Guest post: Bangkok

This week’s guest post takes us for a wander around Bangkok with resident blogger Simone of Garlands and Geishas. In the foodie tour around Simone’s neighborhood of Thonglor, we sample everything from top-grade mangos, ramen and dim sum to gluay … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Thailand

I returned from Thailand yesterday afternoon, my trip cut short by the protests. As I sort through the many impressions, I thought I’d share some moving images instead of words. The first video below was shot on the khlongs (canals) … Continue reading

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Monkey mind in Chiang Mai

A couple of days ago, in the town of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, I went out one evening to visit a Buddhist wat for a chat with the monks and some guided meditation. I got out of my tuk … Continue reading

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