Jasmine An on celebrating Loi Krathong, a festival where participants float krathong down the river to let the year’s bad luck drift away.
Jasmine An on the trickster god Sun Wukong and Jiú, her neighbor’s pet monkey.
Jasmine An’s Thai reading skills continue to improve. This week, she explores the poetry of Thailand’s national poet Sunthorn Phu.
Jasmine An takes a road trip to Chiang Dao and Wiang Hang and reflects on how much more she has to explore and learn in Thailand.
In her latest column, Jasmine An shares her experiences finding community and building a home while abroad.
Jasmine An responds to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile with a call for education and collective action.
A mundane trip to renew visas surprises Jasmine An with stunning views of the Thai-Myanmar border and a golden temple.
Jasmine An shares the challenges and milestones of learning to speak and write in Thai.
Jasmine An shares some perspective after traveling to eight cities in three weeks and meeting writers from all over the country.