Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sky Bar View

The drinks are good, but overpriced. But, the view from Sky Bar in the Lubua State Tower is amazing.64 stories up, Sky Bar takes your breath away.

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The Ultimate Bachelor Pad- Jim Thompson’s House in Bangkok

Go visit. It’s great. Great architecture, great location, great antiques. Great example about living large. Cool story about his disappearance. Just go. The house is only a 5 minute walk from BTS Skytrain Station National Stadium, touring the house(s) and … Continue reading

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Red Shirt Protest January 23, 2011

The red shirts gathered at Ratchaprasong around 1pm, crowds growing to around 5,000 to 7,000 by 2:30 when they departed for Democracy Monument. The red shirts were making the trip in a procession, the crowd at the Democracy Monument was … Continue reading

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Cold Weather- Cows Dying in Vietnam (2011)

The cool weather continues in Bangkok, all over Thailand and the region. This morning it was 20 Celsius in Bangkok, overcast and windy, very cool for Bangkok. A sad story coming out of Vietnam, over 23,000 cattle and buffalo have … Continue reading

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Cold Weather & Frost in Thailand

Frost has happened at the highest point in Thailand- Doi Inthanon Mountain just north of Chiang Mai. The cold weather has lead to 35 provinces being declared cold weather disaster zones. For a farang, the weather in a place like … Continue reading

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2011 Protests in Bangkok- Red Shirts and Yellow Shirts

There have not been disruptive protests in Bangkok in the recent months. Well, traffic might have been disrupted by the protest itself, but the protests have not been violent or prolonged. The Red Shirts have been protesting to remember those … Continue reading

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The Meal I Have Eaten More Than Any Other

Dry noodles on the street, called Baa Mee Hang. A small yellow noodle with chopped kale, sliced pork and bean sprouts with soup broth of the side.This version has some boiled won ton and crispy pork bits as well. You … Continue reading

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Amazing Thailand App on iTunes- Good Travel Reference and Free

Planning to visit Bangkok and Thailand in the near future? Want to check out some of the top tourist destinations and see pictures. Get the Amazing Thailand App (free) for your iPad or iPhone at iTunes, here is the link: … Continue reading

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