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A nice little bonus

A couple of months ago we decided to treat ourselves with a stay at one of Bangkok’s poshest hotels, the Lebua at State Tower. (We reviewed it at the time – you can read our review here.) Having booked through the Agoda hotel booking and review website, we received an email a few days afterwards […]

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lebua at State Tower – Bangkok

Kay and Dave treat themselves to a dash of luxury at the riverside end of Bangkok's Silom Road!

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A krathong - made of a slice of banana stem, banana leaves, flowers, joss sticks and a candle

Fly Me To The (Crescent) Moon – Part 3

– Living in Thailand: Part 3 We stayed at home and battened down the hatches for the first day of festivities. But on the second day we took a walk down to a local restaurant. It was just five minutes’ walk away, but halfway there we were waylaid by the young couple from the laundry […]

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A local market in Thailand selling fish, seafood, vegetables and meat

Fly Me To The (Crescent) Moon – Part 2

– Living in Thailand: Part 2 We soon found that shopping was easy. The local market is great for fresh vegetables as well as freshly-caught fish and seafood (much of it still alive), all at rock-bottom prices. The meat market is a bit smelly, with lots of flies! But nearby Pattaya has plenty of Western-style […]

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Part of the sculpture in the Sanctuary of Truth near Pattaya, Thailand

Fly Me To The (Crescent) Moon – Part 1

"As Chris's posting in India drew to an end, a stint back in London beckoned. So we came up with Plan B - taking a career break and living in Thailand for a few years." Jules and Chris with a description of life by the sea in Thailand.

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