Spirituality

Trading Rockets for Rain in Yasothon

To end the dry season, people gather to celebrate in Yasothon to drink, sing, and fire powerful handmade rockets into the heavens for the god Phaya Thaen to send the rains. It works.

The Ancient Echoes of Sukhothai

Recently I journeyed to Sukhothai in an effort to learn the secrets of this mysterious, quiet and charming place. It is one of the true hidden jewels of Thailand.

Breakfast at Borobudur

It is the most vital monument in all of Indonesia and the largest Buddhist temple anywhere on the planet; a private breakfast with an unobstructed view of this wonder is an opportunity not to be missed.

Nine Emperor Gods Festival

Poltergeist and The Exorcist are epic and terrifying Hollywood films. Salem’s Lot and other similar stories have long scared and shocked fans of the genre. But what if you were to journey to a far away, magical land and engage in an encounter with the supernatural?