Category Archives: Bangkok

Once in a Lifetime Experience ~ A Visit to the Royal Crematorium

Venturing out on a clear, beautiful, almost-cool Saturday night in Bangkok, Brad and I thought we’d just “walk by” the Royal Crematorium built for the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej and snap a few pictures, from the street. The crematorium took … Continue reading

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Adventures in Dentistry

Today I cracked my tooth. Half of it actually fell out of my mouth. (Damn those Welch’s Fruit Snacks!) I needed to make an emergency trip to a dentist – in Bangkok. It was an…. unusual experience. Once diagnosed, x-rayed, … Continue reading

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Another Walking Adventure in Bangkok

I spent all sunny morning inside while a handyman replaced the valve and hose that were apparently the cause of the leak in my bathroom only to determine that the second valve was broken (I found this suspect), so after … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Year’s – the Thai Way

Despite making all the necessary preparations for our first, much anticipated Songkran – we bought water guns, dry bags for our clothes, dry bags for our phones – we were caught totally unprepared. Songkran is celebrated on April 13-15 every year, so of … Continue reading

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Sights Along the Way

Often my greatest adventure is simply the walk to and from the train station. The color and energy of Bangkok is never more evident than in the stalls, shops, businesses, and the people that you pass by every day. But … Continue reading

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(Mis)Adventures with Brad

Today Brad decided he wanted to take a water taxi down a khlong (translation: canal, although mine would be “sewage river”). As is typical of Brad, he didn’t have a concrete plan. His plan-on-the-run was to walk down to the khlong … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market…

Brad loves markets, and as a result, we have been to many. We headed out to Chatuchak Market, perhaps the most ambitious of all, on my first weekend in Thailand. (This would be Brad’s third visit to Chatuchak – and we … Continue reading

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