Category Archives: Bangkok

Pets for Supper?

Feasting on Bugs, Bunnies & Dogs Some folks dine on dog-meat. In Indonesia, raising dogs (and cats) is practical, according to a recent New York Times article. Dogs and cats “require far less space and feed resources than growing cows,” … Continue reading

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When Honor Meets Disrespect

Cultural Mores & Travel I gasped when I spotted a bloke on the river boat in Thailand. His baggy sleeveless top–sometimes called a muscle shirt–revealed a black-inked Buddha covering the whole expanse of the left side of his front torso, … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Emerald Sea

Krabi, Thailand We wake about 6 a.m. just before the sun clears the horizon, and the sky begins to brighten.  We keep our silk drapes open so we can climb out of bed and sit on the deck when dawn … Continue reading

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Bangkok Eats

The markets here are bursting with vegetables and fruits–yet we have a hard time getting enough greens in our meals.  The most common are broccoli spears that garnish the noodle bowls and, if you’re lucky, a cook will tuck some … Continue reading

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