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Eating our way through Bangkok

When we realized we were going to have another few days in Bangkok, we decided there was only one thing to do:  eat our way through the city.  Not very good for our waistlines or our wallets, but sometimes you … Continue reading

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Boozy Heathen Brunch — The Tradition Continues

Sorry if this is a duplicate post for you…it somehow got deleted and we have no idea why…. Robert and I have very few traditions, but one we do have is Boozy Heathen Brunch. I know, you are asking yourself … Continue reading

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Even further off the beaten track.

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

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Lumpini Park

Lumpini Park (also sometimes spelled Lumphini) is a bit of serenity in the chaos that is Bangkok.

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A bit off the beaten track

So…when you have been to Bangkok multiple times, and you’ve already seen most of the famous sights, you start looking for off the beaten track sights to see.

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A Walk Through Old Bangkok

Today we got a tiny bit off the beaten track and took a self-guided walking tour of old Bangkok.  In retrospect, an absolutely brilliant idea when the temperature is in the mid-90’s.  But we had fun in spite of the … Continue reading

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The Day We Went to The Burbs (and Wat Pho)

Yep, you read right.  The Schneiduks went to the suburbs today.  The suburbs of Bangkok, but still….  Of course, we didn’t stay long.  We caught the Chao Praya Express boat and rode it to the end of the line.  Once … Continue reading

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Scammers, Wat Arun and Street Food

Today, we decided to go to Wat Arun, a very beautiful Buddhist temple right on the river.  We could have taken a taxi but decided to go the scenic route — a 3.5 km walk to the river, a commuter … Continue reading

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The Perfect First Day in Bangkok

After a LONG flight over, we had a nice relaxing first day in Bangkok.  We woke up to this view: A bit hazy, but picturesque nonetheless.

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