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Bangkok Klongs

Bangkok was once criss-crossed with canals, called klongs (or khlongs), and earned the nickname “The Venice of Asia”. Quite a few klongs remain, and tourists can hire a longtail boat (with a big outboard motor and a boatman who likes to speed) to take a tour. 34 more words


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Brands Luxury Residences in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand – 31 October 2014 - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located on the Chao Phraya River. 497 more words

East Asia

#UPDATE #Thaisouth #4 #bombs #exploded #WOMAN #KILLED #Pattani #town


–Several people were injured when three bombs exploded at three shops in Pattani town at 7.00 pm.

Hit by bombs are Sairung Karoke, Krua Songkhla, and Maruey shop. 22 more words


Straight Vodka....Bangkok to Kathmandu & Beyond

***Skip to the bottom if you don’t want to read my ramblings.  I will update the pics to be within the text when our internet is better and we get our new tablet (!!! 913 more words

Thailand's 3rd Class Trains

We got up on a very clear morning, one of the first that we saw in Bangkok. It was early for us both, especially considering that we were still slightly in recovery from the jet lag of the week before, and we had left drying laundry to the last minute which resulted in our having to pack late the night before. 859 more words