January 2013

Blue Elephant Cooking School, Bangkok – Part I: Morning market tour

If you know anything about us yet, you know we love food. All kinds of food. And while the Gourmet Course at the Cordon Bleu Paris wasn’t Charles’ cup of tea and I ended up attending it alone, it was a given that he’d be jumping way more than me at a Thai cooking class. What can I say, the man loves his chillies! We’d eaten a fair bit of

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Chiang Mai’s Old City & Moat Tour – Wat a walk!

The fact that Chiang Mai is over 700 years old (despite it’s name meaning the new city) is clear from the 300 wats (temples) that dot every main road and nook of the city. While we didn’t have enough time to visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and its 300 steps since that is nearly a half day activity, we did do an evening walk through the old city, to

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Lub d Siam Square – Lub’d every minute of it

This is something we’ve never done before. In all the cities in all the countries around the world. This is a first. Staying at a hostel. When we first heard from Lub d, it was both strange and exciting to agree to stay over when we’re in Bangkok. They were kind enough to let us stay at both of their properties (one in Silom and the other at Siam Square)

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