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Doi Inthanon, a park of beauty

Chiang Mai
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Doi Inthanon National Park hosts the highest point in Thailand at 2565.3341 meters above sea level and has an impressive collection of birds, animals,¬†plants and flowers within its border. As Chiang Mai is starting to heat up and smoke, it is a nice retreat from the city. Our journey began with our friend channeling his […]

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Life and Death at Baan Dam “Black House”

Chiang Rai
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I stand in a huge room staring at the head and hide of a large alligator that is laid across a table and wonder what I’ve gotten myself into but it’s not just the full alligator, it’s also the snake-skin and chairs made of buffalo horns, or skulls, or hides, or all of the above […]

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The hidden gem: Suan Phakkad Palace Museum

Bangkok
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My mom’s second foray into Thai culture was at the¬†Suan Phakkad Palace Museum. This is a hidden gem in Bangkok offering beautiful green gardens, traditional Thai stilted homes and a rich look into Thai culture. Where we unfortunately had an abbreviated tour of 30 minutes, there is much to explore over multiple hours. As the […]

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Check-in from Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai
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In less than a week my mom will be visiting and I will be back to my “second home” Bangkok! I fear that lately I’ve not been terribly motivated to write about our mini adventures. We are settled in to Chiang Mai after being here a month and perhaps it feels a bit too much […]

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Erawan Museum: spirit & beauty

Bangkok
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Flashback Friday: Erawan Museum in Bangkok, Thailand. This time is Malaysia is sort of the opposite of a stay-cation. We’ve gone somewhere lovely but instead of traveling non-stop we are trying to be heads down, working on projects. So, where I could write about my new love for comforters or how quiet the streets are […]

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Ancient Siam, it’s amazing!

Bangkok
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Ancient Siam, is on my list of top ten favorite places [to date] in Thailand. I keep incorrectly calling it Amazing Siam because it is just that awesome. It sits on 200 ACRES to showcase the incredible buildings, statues and gardens throughout Thailand. And you can see it all by bike! Arriving we picked out […]

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