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Hotel plans win support from ExCo

A large hotel could be built on Jamestown’s Waterfront.

Executive councillors gave approval for the idea to be explored as a future option – after endorsing a separate plan to convert numbers 1, 2 and 3 Main Street into four-star accommodation. 240 more words

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DAILY PHOTO: Ganesh Goes to Thailand

I visited this gigantic Ganesh on the road between Ayutthaya and Nakornnayok to the northeast of Bangkok. Through the magic of Google, I was able to learn that the Thais refer to this deity as… 23 more words


DAILY PHOTO: A Bangkok Trifecta

This was taken on a side street in Chinatown near Old Siam Market. Tuk-tuk, food carts, and convenience store–a Bangkok trifecta. 6 more words


We’re Having a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight

My husband loves hot and spicy foods. He adds jalapeno’s to my homemade soup. He puts hot sauce on just about everything I make. Not because it doesn’t take good but because it would taste better if it was on fire (I jest, he just loves spice in his foods). 633 more words

DAILY PHOTO: Bangkok by Night

The Baiyoke Sky Hotel is Thailand’s Tallest Building. For about 650 Baht (+ beverage costs) you can eat at from a vast buffet and then go up to the revolving observation deck for panoramic views of Bangkok. 11 more words


To Visit in Dublin: Kilmainham Gaol

One of the coolest—and most chilling—places to check out on your visit to Dublin is Kilmainham Gaol. It was built in 1796, and, for much of its history, held prisoners of any crime—including women and children, the latter of whom were incarcerated primarily on the basis of petty crimes. 283 more words