Posts filed under: Travel

I made a sudden decision to go see my son who’s stationed at Camp Foster in Okinawa Japan a few weeks ago.  On this visit, rather than staying at a...
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...
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...
  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...
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...
  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...
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 (...
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;...
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...
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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