By: iamAldonLopez | January 15, 2019 Teachers in Thailand are highly respected and treated as very important people by locals, and especially by the students’ parents. Thus, Thai people have 2 important ways of showing their respect for educators. These are ‘Wai Kru’ ceremony and ‘Teachers’ Day’. This ‘Wai Kru’ ceremony take place at the […]
By: iamAldonLopez | January 12, 2019 “I will do it for the people who give me food and water every day.” – Luang Phor Koon. He was the person behind this stunning huge elephant temple in Thailand also known as Wat Ban Rai. I been around to a few countries in Asia and visited temples. […]
Really??? There’s a cave in town?
By: iamAldonLopez|December 27, 2018 We all know that one of the most awaited joyous season in the Philippines is the Christmas day. This festive season is a time when families and friends celebrate together. But what if you are 1,407 miles away from them? How would you celebrate your Christmas when you’re stuck on […]
One of the highlights of my trip was able to meet a ‘Kababayan’ (countryman) from the Philippines. This ‘biatch’ (guy) is simply a lot of fun to be around. He also likes to travel a lot. In fact, he has been to more than 50 countries. I enjoyed so much of his sense of humour that takes delight in almost everything — from sarcasm, to situational comedy. (haha!!!) We became an instant friend, did some crazy stuffs but hmmm… ‘what happened in Pattaya stays in Pattaya’.