Category: Health

Thai Massage II

There are three main massage-type treatments that are now considered uniquely Thai: nuat Thai (literally: Thai massage), luk prakorb, (an herbal compress used to warm muscles before massage), and foot reflexology. Unlike the more common Swedish style massage of the…


Thai Massage I

Thailand has a rich legacy of healing arts that come from both ancient Chinese practices and India’s Ayurvedic healing methods. The Thai’s took what they learned from these traditions and over time, morphed them into something of their own. The…


Book Review: Communion

I know I’m not really qualified to say this, but I love Vietnamese food. Having spent a total of only three weeks in but a handful of the country’s cities, my exposure to Vietnam’s vast culinary vocabulary is limited at…