Off to Cambodia!
Plus, everything you may have missed lately.
We hadn’t planned on leaving Thailand after only two months. But we also hadn’t planned on the U.S. Embassy here in Bangkok being quite so clueless and incompetent.
So we’re off to neighboring Cambodia for a few weeks.
The good news is that you, our readers, will benefit from the incompetence of the U.S. Embassy: you get to join us as we explore the reportedly fantastic ruins of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat.
Our experience with the U.S. Embassy may be the subject of a future newsletter too. We haven’t decided yet if it will be a humor piece — or a shrieking rant of existential despair.
Perhaps some time and distance in Cambodia will give us the perspective we need.
In the meantime, here’s a list of our recent articles, including any you may have missed:
“We Asians Aren't Taught to Think for Ourselves” So said Michael’s Thai doctor. But is it true? PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY
The Weird Little Story of My Big Toe The human body is amazing — and also somewhat exasperating.
Brent and Michael's Secret Travel Hacks, Part 9! Eat dinner for $2 in any city on Earth, fend off stray dogs, dine with locals, make your passport last longer, rent cars worry-free, and enjoy my yummy lemon-tahini sauce over rice and veggies! PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY
The Thing I Want You to Know About My Mother's Death On Mother’s Day, there was something Michael needed to share.
My Quest for the Secret of Thai Cuisine, Part 1 I, Brent, wanted to learn what makes this cuisine so good. And I did.
My Quest for the Secret of Thai Cuisine, Part 2 Wherein I finally discover what it's really all about! PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY
Seven Surprising Things About Bangkok Spoiler alert: this is an amazing city! PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY
For 20 Years, I Regretted Leaving Hollywood. Lately, I Think I Made the Right Call. They say you can't ever know if the Path Not Taken was the better choice. But maybe you can.
In Malaysia, I Had Cosmetic Work Done on My Face (Part 1) It changed the way Michael looks some, but it changed the way he feels more.
In Malaysia, I Had Cosmetic Work Done on My Face (Part 2) Here's how it all went down. Spoiler alert: it hurt more than Michael expected. PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY
What Makes a Good Celebrity Autobiography? A good story is a good story — but it's even better when it involves a superstar telling why they're not really just like us. PAID SUBSCRIBER ONLY