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Banyan Tree Bangkok is a five-star hotel located between Australian and German embassies on South Sathon Road.  It’s conveniently located; BTS station Saladang is only 5 minute-walk away.  The hotel...
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One of the things I love most about traveling is visiting local markets.   There are two major night markets in Chiang Mai.  One of them is Night Bazaar on...
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  We stayed at Long Life Riverside Hotel for 4 nights.  This hotel is located in the heart of Hoi An, only a short walk away from Hoi An Ancient...
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I haven’t had a running coach since my high school cross-country days.  The Altra Torin IQ shoes give me live coaching on cadence, landing zone, foot impact force and ground...
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If you are like most Portlanders, the best way to enjoy summer is eating at food carts.  This one food cart park on North Lombard Street in St. Johns neighborhood...
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Summer is here and it’s time to get away for a while.  This could cause a dilemma for runners.  We hate to be disrupted from our running schedule.  That said,...
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  Temple of the Emerald Buddha (  Wat Phra Kaew ) , is located on the Royal Palace grounds in Phra Nakhon District of Bangkok, Thailand.  The Emerald Buddha carved...
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Time travel back to the ancient period for a day in Ayutthaya.  The second capital city of Siam, modern-day Thailand from 1350-1767 is located in the north of Bangkok (...
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During those years of my serious training and racing days, I really dreaded the time of month.  I’ve always been one of the unfortunate women whose period affected my running...
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Located at the top of Doi Suthep ( Mount Suthep ), this sacred temple is a must see if you are in Chiang Mai, Thailand. There is a legendary story;...
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Vietnamese dishes are light, healthy and flavorful.  Their main staple is rice which is grown in the country.  Most dishes are prepared with fresh local vegetables and herbs such as...
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Hoi An is an ancient port city dating back to the 15th to the 19th century in Quang Nam Province on the central coast of Vietnam.  It is about 35-40...
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My husband and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary in Vietnam in a few days.  It is going to be our first visiting the country which has changed so...
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Bitter melon ( bitter gourd ) is an ugly-looking vegetable with a bitter and peculiar taste. It’s said that bitter melon prevents many health problems and diseses such as Type...
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Visiting in Portland means food carting!!  I would eat from a food cart at least once a day.  When out and about with my kids and we are all hungry,...
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  My running is not what it used to be and I have some down time right now.  I’m going to be honest; I used to think that as a...
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