I went to a barber shop while visiting a little coastal town in Northern Samar. Fighting roosters kept a close eye on the barber's work.
Balut is a nearly-hatched duck egg that's served like a hard-boiled chicken egg. It's not for the faint of heart. The taste ain't too bad, though.
Money can't buy happiness. Fresh coconuts, a few friends, a bottle of cheap whiskey, and one big fish are the secret ingredients for happiness.
Make sure you visit Sriracha Tiger Zoo in Sriracha, Thailand. You can bottle feed baby tigers and have your picture taken with a full-grown tiger. It's worth the trip.
The Little Miami Beach Resort in Anda, Bohol, Philippines, is a quiet, relaxing oasis. If you love beachfront cottages, this is the best place to stay.
Here is a video with relaxing sounds of a jungle stream to help you fall asleep. I filmed it in the Province of Leyte in the Philippines.
Here are a few random thoughts about Thailand. It's one country that you definitely want to visit before you die.
Where to stay in Vientiane? Try the Lalco AR Hotel & Restaurant. In my opinion, it's the best hotel in Vientiane, Laos. Here's a quick review of my stay.
I recently made the journey from Nong Khai, Thailand, to Vientiane, Laos. I recommend you take the train to Thanaleng and get your Laos visa there.