I don’t usually make a fuss over spiders, unless it’s one of the large scary looking ones which are abundant in Thailand. I also don’t have a habit of looking for spiders, but if I happen to spot one I have never seen before I take an interest. And that’s the case with this particular […]Continue Reading
Thailand's Insects and Bugs
Photos and informative guides on Thailand's beautiful, often over-sized, and sometimes very dangerous insects and bugs.
My wife often returns home with a special treat for my youngest son, not merely a treat I should add, because in Thailand it is a delicacy. That delicacy is ….. a bag of bugs. Not being a fussy eater, and one who appreciates the finer the things in life, youngest son eagerly eats the […]Continue Reading
I was visited by a bungling bee, he carried no pollen that I could see, and none did he want, that was plain to see. It was for the coke he made a bee line, he sat on the straw thinking he was just fine, fixing for a buzz, or buzzing for a fix, he […]Continue Reading
Thailand’s warm climate, a garden, and mans best friend, I love them all. But so does one of the most detestable, disgusting little creatures I can think of. Yep, ticks love warm weather, gardens, and dogs, they also love to hide behind cupboards, in beds, and handy cracks and crevices in the house. Our dog […]Continue Reading
There are many species of large spiders in Thailand, including tarantulas, fortunately you’re not very likely to meet one of those. But unfortunately for you arachnophobes there is a rather large specimen who occasionally likes to take shelter indoors, especially during Thailand’s rainy season. Chances are you’ve already met the Huntsman spider, you may seen […]Continue Reading