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The Best Food in South-East Asia

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After six months, 6 countries, 540 meals (a very conservative estimate) and a number of mad dashes for the loo, its time to talk about the best food in South-East Asia. The best part of travelling is eating.  I mean it.  We may not set off with this as the reason for our travels, but […]

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Burps That Hurt – Street Food in Chiang Mai

The eating habits of Thai people are very different from what we are used to. Here, people eat 6 or 7 times a day – eating a lot of small meals, instead of the 3 food-loading sessions a day. That’s why food can be found on just about every street. There are even food outlets […]

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Feeding Hungry Hippos at the Chiang Mai Zoo

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[portfolio_slideshow slideheight=300] After reading mixed reports about the Chiang Mai zoo, we were unsure what to expect – but the entrance fee of 100 baht ($3.30) drew us in.  We were so glad that we went.  We got to feed hippos, elephants, giraffes and even jaguars and cheetahs (a hunk of meat on the end […]

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Ten Things To Love (or Hate) About Bangkok

No, seriously.  711’s are everywhere in Thailand, and you can barely walk a block in the capital without bumping into one. And they sell everything!!! Beer, spirits, hot dogs and burgers, a baffling array of yakult and so many random asians snack you will freak out – all of life’s necessities in one fluorescently lit […]

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Treat Yo Self, Bangkok Style

Bangkok view from the Moon bar at Banyan tree

In our own personal homage to TV’s Tom Haverford, Asha and I set out on our very on ‘Treat Yo Self’ Day, Bangkok style. Breakfast a posh french creperie, a couple of hours spent at a luxurious spa getting massages, cocktails on the roof of one of Bangkok’s tallest buildings and dinner at a Japanese […]

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Bangkok: The Khao San Road Experience

For a long time now, Khao San road has been the backpacker hangout in Bangkok – a short street packed with bars, massage parlours and street vendors, where you can buy a fake driver license, get a tattoo, and have a massage while drinking cocktails of rum and red bull from buckets (really, buckets). We […]

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