muay thai

The Bangkok Experience Part 1: Erawan Museum and Muay Thai Fight Night

Is this touristy?  Well, yes it is!
Going to Bangkok, Thailand for vacation showed me a couple things.  First, I really want to travel more.  Second, I really need to travel more.

The Bangkok Experience Part 1: Erawan Museum and Muay Thai Fight Night

 The Bangkok Experience Part 1: Erawan Museum and Muay Thai Fight Night
Is this touristy?  Well, yes it is!

Going to Bangkok, Thailand for vacation showed me a couple things.  First, I really want to travel more.  Second, I really need to travel more.


Two weeks, two Thailands. Part 2: Phuket and Koh Phi Phi

Following our initial stint in Bangkok, we boarded an internal flight to Phuket. We would spend a week divided between Thailand’s largest island and one of the many others that are found in the Andaman Sea, Koh Phi Phi.

Our stay in Phuket began in frustrating fashion. The airport transfer should have taken about an hour. We opted to join a small minibus that would go to anywhere within three main beach areas; Patong, Karon and Kata. To our dismay our fellow occupants turned out to be some ignorant French people, an older couple who didn’t know the name of their hotel and another couple who thankfully possessed some common sense and more local knowledge than our driver. To cut a very long story short, we were the last ones to be dropped off. Three hours later.


If you haven’t notice I am a big fan and practitioner of...



If you haven’t notice I am a big fan and practitioner of Muay Thai. However, it was only recently that I started learning the sport. My brother was the one who got me started. He was learning Wing Chun for a couple of months, but decided to switch it up. After a week or two he finally decided to give Muay Thai a shot.


I received an e-mail from my cousin last night about this...



I received an e-mail from my cousin last night about this amazing photography project about youths practicing Muay Thai and Boxing in Bangkok, Thailand and Havana, Cuba, respectively. I was really inspired how the photographer, Jason Ness, was able to capture what it takes to become a top competitor. Every athlete understands the amount of dedication and hard work they put into training; every sweat and pain, both physically and mentally they must endure.


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