“Let’s tour the world on a motorcycle!” my partner suggested. I thought it was a fun idea until we bought a bike in Bangkok and the idea became a reality.
Torre DeRoche is the author of two travel memoirs, Love with a Chance of Drowning (2013) and The Worrier’s Guide to the End of the World (due out September 2017). She has written for The Atlantic, The Guardian Travel, The Sydney Morning Herald, Emirates, and two Lonely Planet anthologies.
Bangkok. You either love it or you hate it. Or, if you’re like me, you love it for about 30 minutes … and then you loathe it.
While redecorating our $5-a-night bungalow on an island in Thailand, we venture to a Bangkok market and discovered that our eyes are bigger than our baggage allowance.