Thailand: Crazy, weird and wonderful (video/podcast)

in travel •  last year

182 kingdom of thai.jpg

Depending on what type of person you are, you might know Thailand for its beautiful Buddhist temples, its tasty food, ladyboys, ping-pong shows, or just its happy, humble people. And it's true, Thailand has all these things and more.

In this episode, Kurt explains a traveller's perspective on Thailand, the pad thai and basil stir-fries, the gorgeous and prolific sex workers, the ubiquitous transgender women, and the Thai people's love for the late king, his majesty Rama IX. Kurt also talks about south east Asians fascination with sugary drinks, and some tips on how to spot a shill.

Join us on the next pad krapow scarfing episode of ... The Paradise Paradox!

To download the audio, right click here and press ‘Save as’

View the full shownotes here: Thailand - Crazy, weird and wonderful: The Paradise Paradox Episode 182

About The Paradise Paradox

The Paradise Paradox is a podcast where we talk about crazy ideas for open-minded people. We cover topics such as crypto-currency, technology, politics, economics, freedom, free-thinking, and psychedelic experiences.

We're reposting our content from our website. To confirm that it's really us, or to read the full shownotes including related episodes and pertinent links, go to The Paradise Paradox

If you enjoyed the episode, please upvote, leave us a comment with your thoughts, and press follow. You can also follow Kurt here @churdtzu for more fascinating stories and articles.

You can also subscribe on iTunes, subscribe on Pocket casts, and subscribe on Youtube.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

amazing video sir


This comment has received a 0.71 % upvote from @buildawhale thanks to: @trumpdump. Send at least 1 SBD to @buildawhale with a post link in the memo field for a portion of the next vote.

To support our daily curation initiative, please vote on my owner, @themarkymark, as a Steem Witness

What area are you in?

Got my ticket for the end of December. Am planning to try some Mexican restaurants in Bangkok this trip. It HAS to be better than Mexican in Japan.

You might want to check out one of the free meditation retreats while you’re there.


Hey Ken. I'm in a country town near Saraburi... I'm staying in a Buddhist temple so I am learning about meditation.

I'll be gone by December unfortunately. They gave me a 30 day extension on my entry stamp and I want to be back in Aus for Christmas.

Yes, there's a chain called Sunrise Tacos. I haven't tried it but their menu includes sopa de tortilla and chilaquiles, things which you don't normally find outside of Mexico.


That’s awesome. I want to do that eventually, when I move back to Thailand.

The Mexican place I plan on checking out is called The Missing Burro. Run by actual Mexican people and selling the real deal (supposedly).


I am currently studying abroad and am craving for some authentic pad kra pao :P The fried egg on top is must!


Thanks... I'll try that today.


My favourite is the minced chicken pad kra pao (pad kra pao gai) :)


Now, this a content that worth sharing with the world. Being able to integrate with the people around you and share opinions with them make you a better person indeed. Understanding one's culture is a sign of deep respect.

Thumbs up!

Congratulations @paradise-paradox, this post is the third most rewarded post (based on pending payouts) in the last 12 hours written by a Superuser account holder (accounts that hold between 1 and 10 Mega Vests). The total number of posts by Superuser account holders during this period was 975 and the total pending payments to posts in this category was $4472.65. To see the full list of highest paid posts across all accounts categories, click here.

If you do not wish to receive these messages in future, please reply stop to this comment.

Hi! @paradise-paradox Spectacular, congratulations I follow you and this post I loved I gave it a resteem, success.


Thanks very much!

follow i will follow SMACK.....

a must visit country. you are lucky man

Nice Post! also check my Photography Blog :)

good post

very fine post

i hope you vote or follow

Excellent post, I invite you to visit my blog

Super Beitrag! Der Holidayhero liebt Thailand 🏝

Bei uns findest du günstige Flüge und Städtetrips, falls es demnächst einmal wieder los gehen soll! 🐠

Hopfully one day i get a chance to go to Thailand

· dem Holidayheroe kommst du günstig hin 😉

Es maravilloso

Congratulations @paradise-paradox! You have completed some achievement on Steemit and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

Award for the number of upvotes

Click on any badge to view your own Board of Honor on SteemitBoard.
For more information about SteemitBoard, click here

If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

By upvoting this notification, you can help all Steemit users. Learn how here!

I love Thailand! All the food over there <3.

Me gusta tu post



Very interisting video, come on visit Aceh, Indonesia, sir

So exciting!