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Monday Madness – The Long Bangkok Winter!

Monday Madness – The Long Bangkok Winter!

Over the last couple of days I’ve finally realized that Bangkok is departing it’s long cool winter and I’m a little annoyed.   I’m annoyed because I’m no longer used to 31 degree heat.  Now I’m sweating as I walk down the street, I feel hot all the time and I just want to hide in … Continue reading

Monday Madness – Thailand Cola Wars

Monday Madness – Thailand Cola Wars

In many ways Thailand is a country of entrepreneurs, and maybe a good example of this is the gutsy move by Pepsi’s local distribution company to give the multi-national brand the flick last year.  Although there was no doubt a lot of advance planning behind the scenes, seemingly overnight Pepsi disappeared from Bangkok’s streets and … Continue reading

Monday Madness – Monkey Madness in Phetchaburi

Monday Madness – Monkey Madness in Phetchaburi

Having been for several months without leaving the city, last weekend we took the opportunity to head out of town for the weekend, with a visit to Phetchaburi – a quiet, very Thai town only a couple of hours south of Bangkok. While the outskirts of Phetchaburi are home to some interesting caves and numerous temples, a … Continue reading

Food Friday – Fried Crickets

Food Friday – Fried Crickets

Last Friday we spent the day driving to the Cambodia border and back again!  (Hence no Food Friday last week) We were doing a visa run to renew our visas for another two months. It was a long day up early and back after dark (with a lot of waiting in traffic along the way). … Continue reading

A few thoughts on technology and travel

A few thoughts on technology and travel

Having now spent a couple of months in Bangkok, we’re starting to realise that it’s amazing how much technology has changed the process of travel in only a few years. On our “big trip” back in 2008, checking emails was a once-a-week occurrence, it was a careful choice which books to take (you have to … Continue reading

Food Friday – On Nut Night Market

As the sun sets in our neighbourhood (near On Nut BTS) the street vendors start to set up their stalls of clothes, sunglasses, electronics, and much more.  The streets start to hum a little louder with people returning from working and wandering the streets on the hunt for dinner or something else. Evening is a … Continue reading