Sak Yant Tattoos

sakyant (c) 2017

Sak Yant tattoos seem to be the popular permanent souvenir among many tourists visiting Thailand. Angelina Jolie can probably be attributed with setting the trend for Westerners. But way before random people began to get this ink for fun, warriors and fighters were getting getting Sak Yant for protection from harm. Continue reading “Sak Yant Tattoos”

Common Sense Is Not So Common


One of my biggest takeaways from my kickboxing trip in Thailand is, it is imperative for everyone to look up the cultural norms of a country before traveling there.  During a back and forth exchange, our big bearded Croatian friend went a little too far playing with our trainer. I watched the Croatian give our trainer a one-armed bear hug then pat his head in a playful yet condescending manner. Continue reading “Common Sense Is Not So Common”

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