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Bar Hopping and Boat Bopping: Another Weekend in Bangkok

If you follow Alex in Wanderland on Facebook, you might have caught my announcement that I’m headed to Newfoundland to visit Ian’s family — so it’s perfect timing to share this post about his family’s visit to us in Thailand! Bangkok. Capital of Thailand, city of eight million people, and the gateway to Southeast Asia for travelers from around the world. Including, in one overlapping weekend of the month that I dubbed “host-a-palooza,” both Ian’s parents, who were arriving from Canada, and my friends, who were departing to the US…

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Photo of the Week 246: Bangkok and Hua Hin

What a week! Last time I checked in, our big ‘ol group of friends from Koh Tao had just soaked up the spoils of the Khao Yai wine region. This week, the party continued with a three-day birthday celebration in Bangkok with the whole crew and next, a quiet retreat down to seaside Hua Hin with Ian. Bangkok is, of course, a regular repeat destination for me, but Hua Hin was a brand new (and long awaited!) one. While I’d scheduled three posts prior to this departure and hoped to…

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