Travelers: there’s a lot to be said about staying in a “Dump”

Tourists stay in luxury lodging, because they expect other places and countries to adhere to or exceed the standards they experience at home. This goes for cleanliness, functionality, technology, cuisine, convenience and comfort. Real travelers strive to better understand local culture by entering the experience unencumbered by those unrealistic expectations. … More Travelers: there’s a lot to be said about staying in a “Dump”

Prachuap Khiri Khan – Thailand

Prachuap Khiri Khan, or PKK, is located in the center of Thailand, along the long narrow strait next to Myanmar and the Bay of Thailand. I decided to visit this out-of-the-way fishing village because the beaches looked amazing, it was only 4 hours from Surat Thani (where my conference was located), and because Lonely Planet gave it the “sleepy village” designation in terms of a party-location. … More Prachuap Khiri Khan – Thailand