A pre-pandemics experience of modern Bangkok-expat life unlike any other piece you may have read before

sam in bangkok: what happens to you when you move or live in bangkok thailand before covid-19 saminbangkok samnathapong 2021
sam in bangkok: what happens to you when you move or live in bangkok thailand before covid-19 saminbangkok samnathapong 2021

Years ago, before Covid-19, before the world lockdown, I saw a tweet “Back to the real world, San Francisco.” This was a seven-word epilogue from a young backpacker after he’s finished his long journey in a land half a world away. As a Third-tier citizen of the world scrolling, my Twitter feed, I wondered, ‘Wait a second. Am I living the dream?’

It gets me every time I see the term ‘real world’ used to dismiss the lived experiences of people on the other…

Sam Nathapong

A thirty-something full-stack comedy #writer living in a third world country with some hot bullshits you don’t want to miss. Find me ➡ saminbangkok.com

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