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The Best Pad Thai in Bangkok

The Best Pad Thai in Bangkok

While I was in Bangkok, I went on a nighttime tuk tuk tour with a guide named Jeeb, and three people by the names of Baby, Junior, and Buddy.  The names were not the only peculiar aspect of the evening. (more…)
BANGKOK | Sa wat dee kah (hello), Thailand!

BANGKOK | Sa wat dee kah (hello), Thailand!

Behold Bangkok.  Full ceremonial name: Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit, aka, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon.  Translation: "City of Angels."  Resident population, 8.5 million.  Tourist population, 24.5 million per year.  This was my first day in the exotic, boisterous, quirky, sweltering, exhilarating city of Bangkok.  I had arrived…