Tag Archives: Bangkok

Bangkok’s Chinatown – Don’t Miss It!

Bangkok’s Chinatown can easily be described as a sensory overload not worth missing, and is an absolute must experience for both old and new tourists to the Thai capital.  Packed with shops selling anything from bathtub plugs to Angry Birds backpacks, it’s gold and food that’s Chinatown’s specialty.  The streets here are jam packed with people, […]

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Bangkok’s Flower Market – A Hidden Gem!

If we ever end up moving to Bangkok, we now know where to go on weekends to freshen up our condo!! Our trips to Bangkok usually revolve around shopping, temples, shopping, river, shopping, Lumpini Park, shopping, eating, and more shopping.  This past trip was no different, but since we were accompanied by a first-timer, and […]

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Asian VS Canadian Dogs

Dogs in Asia are certainly not like dogs in Canada.  We’re always so amazed at how independent Asian canines are, and how completely opposite they are from Canadian dogs.  Here are just some of our observations: Asian Dogs In Asia, dogs are dogs.  Simple.  While many are kept as pets, dogs and humans know their […]

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What?! No More Squatting in Thailand?

That’s right.  Apparently Thailand is “phasing out” the squat toilet in public places as a means to accommodate their aging population (CNNGo Article: Bye-bye, squatters: Thailand issues public toilet decree).  This sounds like a fantastic idea…for Thais!  But what about us Westerners? Without squat toilets, whatever shall we write about on our travel blogs?  This is […]

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Southeast Asia @ Night!

CNNGo put out an iReport today highlighting some night photography around Southeast Asia.  Kind of got us thinking, “Why not share some of ours?!” So, here they are…12 night photos through the Gate 20 lens!

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