The Grand Palace, Bangkok.
Elephant trekking, in the hills
of the north, is part of the holiday tour we offer.
This site is sponsored
by Alyson Adventures and Hanns Ebensten Travel, 4-time recipient of the "Editor's Choice"
award from Out and About, the gay travel newsletter.
Adventures Home Site
Hanns Ebensten Home Site
website was prepared by Alyson Adventures, as background for travelers
on Honah Lee, our active Thailand tour for gay men, lesbians,
and friends. We've tried to make the site useful for other visitors
contemplating travel or a holiday in one of our favorite lands.
our group's itinerary
Hanns Ebensten Travel:
More about the
classical tour company, which sponsors tours on this
Adventures: More about the adventure company, which sponsors tours
picture: customs, travel information
customs: You'll have a better vacation if you understand
some fundamentals about Thai culture.
more customs: After you feel you have a grasp of the
cultural differences explained in the section above, here's more.
social hierarchy: Set aside some western precepts.
pen rai: A slogan and a philosophy.
time: A reflection of the mai-pen-rai philosophy.
to try... Come back with favorite holiday memories.
around Thailand: You can travel on elephants, boats, and trains.
Try them all!
Don't pay the asking price. But don't embarrass yourself or the seller,
travel facts: Weather, telephone, tipping, currency,
Thailand has many bargains. Here are some we recommend.
Toilets: An American users' guide to Thai bathrooms.
Thai language: It's helpful to know this much about Thai even
if you don't learn the language.
yourself understood: How to get by with English.
life and culture.
An introduction to gay
dating and socializing .
about gay dating, meeting men, and handling expectations.
for independent travelers
Specific stops: Bangkok;
the Jim Thompson house; Chiang-Mai;
Trekking to the Hill Tribes;
The Rainforest; Phuket