Phuket Adventures

    If you’ve been following along my Thailand adventures, you would have seen that I’ve been to Bangkok and the Surin Beach area of Phuket. And now I have made my way to the Patong area of Phuket, which is the most famous beach resort on Phuket. I found myself falling in love with this area for its…

    Modernity…Patong Style

      Upon arriving to The Nap Patong, we were delighted to find not only a full service hotel but a well designed one. The Nap Patong is sort of the love child of a Thai hotel and Californian design aesthetic. When deciding on a hotel, one is usually challenged with the decision of something more urban…

      Tranquility…and then some

        When some Americans think of Thailand, there is the thought that it would be an endless beach party akin to a certain Leonardo DiCaprio movie. The Surin Phuket is the antithesis of that. While going through the check in process I was excited about the many activities both on the resort and off the coast…

        THE SURIN PHUKET IS THE PERCT COUPLE’S HIDEAWAY

          After spending five days in the hustling city of Bangkok, it’s nice to get away. My friend and I joked and said Phuket is like our detox from the partying and late night disco adventures when we arrived to the Surin Beach area of town. Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and fondly known as the…

          SO, Let’s talk: Indulgence

            For a busy New Yorker, it’s hard to say that many things impress you. The SO Sofitel Bangkok is one of these things. From the warm hospitality to the countless amenities, there are a plethora of home comforts available to you. Checking in to the hotel is an experience in itself. You can enjoy an expertly…

            SO, Let’s Talk: Rooms, Views, and Cute Men

              When you travel, hotels become your home, so it’s important that the property matches your style and vibe. After all, it will be your home away from home. On my recent trip to Thailand with one of my best friends, we were fortunate to stay in the SO Sofitel Bangkok, which seamlessly matched my energy…

              What’s better than a boatful of fruits? Klong Lat Mayom

                What’s better than a boatful of fruits? Many boats full of fruits! Once you’ve seen the iconic pictures of Thailand’s beautiful floating markets, most are keen to enjoy the experience.   As was I when I first arrived in Thailand, heading straight for the most popular floating market, Damnoen Saduak. The colors, tastes, smells, noise and…

                Trouble in paradise?

                  Ahhh…you’ve made it to Thailand. The weather’s hot, the men are hotter. The food is delicious, the culture’s delightful, the beaches are perfect, the cocktails are flowing and they love the gays. You don’t have a worry in the world…except one. Where next? For many who visit Thailand, the biggest trouble you’ll face is deciding…

                  Song Kran 10: The Celebration of a Lifetime

                    This April, the largest gay circuit party in all of Asia gets even wilder with Song Kran 10. In celebration of the tenth anniversary of gCircuit, thousands of eager gay adventurers from around the globe will travel to Bangkok, Thailand to experience the nonstop excitement of the most ambitious edition of Song Kran to date. With…

                    Probing the Pangina

                      Thailand is already well-known as the most LGBTQ friendly country in Asia. This is especially the case for trans men and drag queen performers, with many starring in fabulous shows throughout the country – a must-see during your visit to the land of smiles. Recently I had the chance to chat with my favorite drag…