Southeast Asia looks different to a farang than it does to a native. Here are seven stories picturing some of the things that one farang saw. A retired American takes a young Thai wife and gets more than he bargained for.
A young Thai woman lets her jealousy destroy her chance for a good future.
A Thai girl who is sweet but has only one talent finds that those two qualities are enough. A Japanese engineer and his Thai wife fight to a draw.
A German engineer falls prey to one of the oldest and most common scams in Thailand.
A Thai woman learns that industriousness is not enough when it comes to finance.
And an American journalist finds more than he was looking for in the jungles of Myanmar.