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Thailand Street Vendors & Food

One thing I really enjoy about Bangkok and Thailand in general is the street scene. I’ve been to a lot of large cities, but the atmosphere here is just different. Every sidewalk is literally crammed with vendors selling everything from food to clothing, to electronics and souvenirs, to just about anything else you can think […]

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Hua Hin, Thailand

A day after we arrived back from Vietnam we got a call from one of New’s sisters. She and her family from Italy were staying in a city named Hua Hin located on the west shore of the Gulf of Thailand, about a three hour drive south from Bangkok. They wanted to know if we […]

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Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

During our visit to Vietnam Linh’s family treated New and I to a couple of days at a small city along the coast named Ha Long. The city has quite a few hotels, some shopping and a nice beach, but the main attraction is the bay with the same name, Ha Long Bay. Ha Long […]

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Two years ago I hosted a student from Vietnam that came to the US to spend a year to attend high school. Her name is Linh and she stayed with us for 5 months before moving to another family to finish out the school year. She went back to Vietnam at the end of the […]

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Pattaya Beach, Thailand

Shortly after our trip to Isaan to visit New’s family we decided to go down to Pattaya Beach for a few days. Pattaya is about a two hour drive from Bangkok and is a popular place for tourists and locals to spend time at the beach. Before we headed down to Pattaya I booked a […]

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