Tag Archives: Thailand

Back to front fruit

Considering that my blog purportedly appears most often in searches for “mangasteen” (a fruit I mentioned in passing on a post on Thailand) I thought I would describe another fruit which we “discovered” recently – this time in Spain – which initially reminded me of managsteens (or more correctly known as … Continue reading

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A taste of Thailand

My first real “taste of Thailand” in Bangkok was lunch in the Paragon Centre (part of the huge Siam shopping  complex.) I was pretty happy that the Spicy Minced Chicken I chose served to clear my heavy head for a … Continue reading

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To market to market

The second private tour we organised at the hotel tour desk in Bangkok took us to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Markets (about 100km away) where you can shop without dropping, floating by all the touristy stalls in a canoe. The vendors were … Continue reading

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Bustling Bangkok

First stop on our round-the-world 12 month tour was Bangkok,Thailand. Bel Aire Princess Hotel, tucked away up a side street, was modern and hospitable – they upgraded us (always good to make it known when you’re on honeymoon) and surprised … Continue reading

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