Don Mankin

About the Author

Don Mankin Don Mankin has been through more career transitions than Arnold Schwarzenegger, from aerospace engineer to psychology professor to business consultant to university dean to travel writer. He authored four books on management and organizational psychology, including Teams and Technology from Harvard Business School Press and Business Without Boundaries from Jossey-Bass. The Wall Street Journal called his latest book, Riding the Hulahula to the Arctic Ocean: A Guide to 50 Extraordinary Adventures for the Seasoned Traveler (from National Geographic), one of the best travel books of 2008. Don’s travel articles regularly appear in the Huffington Post and Active Over 50. Don has won several awards including first place in the 50+ Travelers category and awards for Internet publications.
things to do in Bangkok - traditional in 1990 - Thailand

Travel experiences can grab our senses and ignite new passions for discovery. Here is a story of the transformative power of travel, a case study of Don Mankin, 50+ travel writer.

things to do at Chatuchak Market, Thailand

The Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok is the largest market in the world. Sometimes it’s also one of the hottest! Here’s the story of blogger Don Mankin on his shopping tour of this Thai market.

Soggy Songkran
October 3, 2014 | Filed Under: Festivals, Travel

For the three days of Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year’s celebration, the entire city of Bangkok turns into one huge water fight.