Category: Thailand

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Chiang Mai – Zabb-e-Lee Cooking Class

One thing we couldn’t help noticing about Thailand:  Thai food is amazing.  Everywhere we went, from the roadside stalls in tiny villages to the busy markets in Bangkok, there was always something delicious and...

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Ayutthaya – A Cycling Town

In 2009,  on a journey from Goreme to Fethiye in Turkey, I vowed never again to take an overnight bus.  This week, I broke that vow. To be fair, the Turkish bus ride wasn’t...

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Khao Sok – A Rumble in the Jungle

A stomach rumble, that is. Before leaving to travel, Dmitry and I both read the indispensable “How to Shit Around the World.”  The author (who is a world-traveling doctor) spends a good portion of the book...

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Big Pictures: The Dogs of Thailand

Dogs and Thailand. Thailand and dogs. The two just go together. Dogs are everywhere here. There are pets, of course, but most visibly there are the strays in seemingly every possible state of manginess.  Then there...