Category Archives: Thailand
We’ve been to Thailand three times since May 2018. The first time we visited Bangkok and luxuriated in the idea of being newly retired. The second time we visited Phuket and Koh Samui, lounging on the beach (and getting some … Continue reading
Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, contains the ruins of the capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom, which existed from the mid-1200’s to the mid 1400’s. You really, really shouldn’t go to Sukhothai. Why? Well, let me tell you.
If you are what you eat, I am currently nothing but a big bowl of khao soi. We spent 14 nights in Chiang Mai, and I ate 17 bowls of khao soi in that time. I know, I know, some … Continue reading
We aren’t typically the type of people that book a bunch of food tours. They almost never represent value for the money. (How can they, when excellent street food costs only a dollar or two?) And, we tend to be … Continue reading
As you can tell from the radio silence issuing from the Schneiduks, our time in Chiang Mai has been pretty quiet. We full-on embraced the digital nomad/cafe culture here, and hardly did much of anything. Most days, we slept in … Continue reading
Sometimes you know better, you really do, and you do something stupid anyway….One of those experiences kind of put a crimp on our visit to Ko Samui (sometimes spelled Koh Samui). We had stopped into a bar called Surf House … Continue reading
After sitting on our butts and doing next to nothing for two weeks, we finally decided it was time to rent a scooter. But renting a scooter in Phuket is a bit more difficult than some other places. First, many … Continue reading
Things have been a bit quiet around here lately because we have made our way to Phuket where nearly every day is the same: sleep in, grab a nasty (but free!) breakfast at our hotel, go for a walk, grab … Continue reading
So…when the concierge has never even heard of the temple you plan to visit, you know you must be doing something right. (And, the fact that she later expressed surprise that we visited the temple independently just sealed the deal). … Continue reading
Lumpini Park (also sometimes spelled Lumphini) is a bit of serenity in the chaos that is Bangkok.