Travel Research: Northeastern Thailand

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Northeastern Thailand, interestingly, has a name unto itself: Isan. Double-interestingly: “Isan” comes from the Sanskrit for “northeast,” which makes me wonder at something I’ve long suspected, namely, how much the Thai and Indian languages are connected. But I’ll handle that … Continued

Travel Research: Jammu and Kashmir

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Here’s an interesting little region – north of the previous state, more directly in the Himalayan mountains, lies┬áJammu and Kashmir. Now, get ready for some confusing talk, because I was confused reading it, so I’m guessing my writing will be … Continued

Travel Research: Himachal Pradesh

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Should we get a hankering for checking “mountains” off a list of places to visit, Himachal Pradesh will be the place to go. I mean, we can go to plenty of places with mountains, but this one has some bits … Continued