Dubbed by Wikipedia as a "Backpacker's ghetto," Khaosan Road attracts both the washed and unwashed traveling masses with bargain price accommodations and its own disheveled brand of Khao-s.
seems to stipulate or is this just a statistical artifact within an aggregated narrative about women that's even harder to swallow Modeblog
Hat Yai is sometimes referred to as the sex captal of southern Thailand, but too few know it also has a great place for food and music called the West Side Saloon.
The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan in 1943, to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II.
I was very encouraged to find this site.