Asia, bangkok, featured, thailand

15 Minutes of Fame in Thailand

This morning we decided to try a different restaurant on Vegetarian Alley. We brought our iPads to breakfast and the plan was to drink Thai Iced tea and sketch out a rough itinerary of places we want to see. While we were eating, this wonderfully eccentric and charismatic woman walked…

Asia, bangkok, thailand

An Impromptu Trip to Thailand

Yesterday morning I was looking at plane tickets online and Nick and I were discussing our next trip; where we should go, when we’d both have time to leave for a few weeks etc. We kept hitting dead ends and I jokingly proposed leaving that day since our schedules are…

Asia, ayutthaya, thailand

Ayutthaya

I didn’t originally plan on going to Ayutthaya but over the course of the month, the name kept popping up everywhere. My interest was peaked, so I decided to take the four hour journey from Kanchanaburi to check it out. Built in 1350, Ayutthaya was the former capital of the…

Asia, food & drink, kanchanaburi, thailand

On’s Thai Cooking Class

Today I earned my Thai food chef wings!! I found the cutest little vegetarian restaurant across the street from my guesthouse and the owner offers private cooking lessons for only 600 baht ($18.50)! For the class you are allowed to pick any three items from the menu, plus a delicious…

Asia, kanchanaburi, thailand

Happy Thankgiving from Thailand!

Today is Thanksgiving, and I’m in Thailand. There has been no mention of turkey or pilgrims, no festive plates, and the smell of holiday candles with dumb names like “Season of a Peace” or “Winter Fig” are missing from the air. As if a candle can really smell like peace, or figs can…

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This morning I was asked to go with several mahouts to a nearby trekking camp in order to look at a new elephant that might be donated to ElephantsWorld. I was thrilled at the chance to be able document the process of acquiring a new elephant but the reality of...
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