Friday, September 21, 2018

Louis Tavern Lounge Bangkok: Another Priority Pass Miss

Not every lounge is going to be Cathay Pacific's The Pier or The Wing. Some are going to be as extravagant as a Greyhound bus station. The Louis Tavern Bangkok is one of those misses.

Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi Bangkok: Night Golf!

Too lazy to go out in Bangkok, I booked a room at Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi which is conveniently located next to the airport. With less than 10 hours before my flight to Jakarta, I just needed a place to lay my head.

Thai Uber Asks For Gas Money

I usually include a Getting There section before my hotel review because hotel websites don't bother including this information unless you want to take their silly car service. With this new thing called Uber,...

Cathay A350 HKG-BKK: I Miss First Already 

I am currently sitting in seat 58J from Guangzhou to Bangkok next to a guy who keeps taking selfies. A week ago I was flying business from Hong Kong to Bangkok. When I originally booked...

Thoughts with Bangkok

It's been a hectic week. Booking Tahiti, sleepless nights worrying about Club Carlson, and skipping my marathon training run had me exhausted. But reading about the bombing in Thailand underscores just how trivial my...

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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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...
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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...

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...

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...
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