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Over Makha Bucha? & The Worst Couchsurfing Ever [Season 2, Episode 15]

By Sheila Dee & Evo Terra - Skeptics & Third World Survivors

Happy Valentine’s Day from Thailand! Yes, they celebrate the holiday here. Sheila’s getting into the groove of her new job, but isn’t quite ready to start sharing stories of the workplace just yet. It’s a pretty tech-advanced school, just in case they’re listening... In lieu of that, we share two other stories on today’s program, both about Thailand: 1. Over Makha Bucha? Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod Now that we’re full-time Bangkok residents, we need to stop being surprised by public holidays. Not just those specific to Thailand with odd names we’ve little hope of pronouncing correctly the first time, but of their adoption of “our” holidays as well. 2. Worst Couchsurfing Ever Music credit: Funky Chunk by Kevin MacLeod April & Karina are the dynamic duo behind Wisdom Trails. We sat down with April last October and got a few stories out of her. They’re big on the Couchsufing circuit, which has led them to some interesting adventures. When you hear her say “sharing a bed with a strange man”, your thoughts will probably go a little on the blue side. What really happened is less sexy but a whole lot funnier. Funnier to hear about, at least. And That's The Show! We’re coming up on the end of our pre-recorded traveler’s stories, with only four or five left. So here’s the question: Should we record more? Obviously, we’re connected to lots of other travelers with great stories to tell. Our question: Do you want to hear them on our show? Or do you just want the two of us sharing our story each week? If you’ve an opinion one way or another… let us know with a comment, a tweet, or something else. You know where to find us. Special thanks to Kevin MacLeod of for our theme music Upbeat Forever and all of the music used in this episode. Funding for this podcast and all the great content we produce is made possible by listeners just like you. Visit to pledge your support, and get a hand written postcard each month as we travel abroad. Additional funding provided by TravelSmith. Inspiring people to go places they've never been, and keeping us looking smart and well-outfitted on our journey. And if you want to travel the world… it’s cheaper than you think! Visit ShEvo.wtffor more details, and click on the Housesitting link to find out exactly how we afford to travel the world in style.

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