Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Press in Bangkok

The press in Bangkok is commercial. Everything is for sale. A stroll down Sukhumvit Road road lands you in the hornet's nest of merchants hawking merchandise from fake Polos to particular PEDs. Minding your manners...

No Hangover in Bangkok

I woke up and the power was off. I combed through my phone to figure out what I had did, who I had called, and what texts I had sent. Actually, none of that is...

What Are You Doing on Khaosan Road?

"What are you doing on Khaosan Road?" the taxi driver asked as I jumped into a taxi and  hit the start button on the meter without asking for permission. Like a priest asking for my...

Local Or Chain? Chiang Rai

The tuk tuk pulled me into Le Meridien Chiang Rai which was a stunning resort from the outside. I walked to the check-in desk ready to use my suite upgrade recently awarded by SPG...

Local or Chain: Chiang Rai Take 2

After a Twitter follower or observer Tweeted that Le Meridien Chiang Rai was worth a stay, I got over my backpacker ways and my hoarding of points proclivities by booking a one night stay...
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Aloft Bangkok: Accept No Substitutes

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...
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Guns & Butter: Bangkok Travel Guide

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...

The Oriental Express to Chiang Rai

Planes, trains, and automobiles. What is more fitting than the train Bangkok to Chiang Mai after the nightmare of of getting the visa for Myanmar?
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Stay Local: Nak Nakara Chiang Rai

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...

Stay Comfortable: Le Meridien Chiang Rai

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...
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