Mae Sai, Thailand, has little to recommend it to most foreign tourists. The small teeming town along the Burmese border at Thailand's northernmost tip is built around an ugly main street and a nondescript river bridge. Much of the low-slung outpost is given over to a street market described in one guidebook as an "entrepôt for a bizarre diversity of goods," everything from tiger intestines and bear claws to bootleg Hello Kitty toys, fake PlayStations and tins of... More >>>