Thailand Day Eight: Our Last Day in Thailand

This is my seventh day in Bangkok as part of my Lunar New Year vacation in Thailand. Follow the links here to Day One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, or Seven. Our Last Day in Thailand We got up at a leisurley time, a rarity for our vacations since we try to pack in as much as we can. Since this was our last…

Thailand Day Seven: Lopburi and Monkeys

This is my seventh day in Bangkok as part of my Lunar New Year vacation in Thailand. Follow the links here to Day One, Two, Three, Four, Five, or Six. The Majesty of Rail Travel Today, Nicole and I woke up early and headed to the train station in Bangkok. We decided to visit Lopburi,…

Thailand Day Six: The Bro Out

This is Day Six of my Thailand trip. If you havent read the other days yet, read Day One, Two, Three, Four, and Five first. That’s right, there’s homework involved in this blog post. Just kidding. You don’t need to read any old posts. However, if you’re interested, there are some neat adventures about grand…

A Day in the Life

I don’t know if anyone wonders what I get up to between weekend adventures or not, but I figured I’d post on the matter since living in Korea is not all weekend adventures and fun and games. I do have a real job and I work about 8.5 hours a day (1-9:40pm) although I do…

Thailand Day Five: Ayutthaya, Banana Pancakes, and Elephants

This is the fifth day of my trip to Thailand during Lunar New Year. If you missed the previous entries, check them out below Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four This morning, Nicole and I slept in a bit before heading to the bus station for adventures. Today we were visiting Ayutthaya, once…

Thailand Day Four: Food Tours and Palaces

This is the fourth day of our trip to Thailand. If you haven’t read them yet, I encourage you to read day one, two, and three. Nicole and I got up early again today, just like our Railroad market day. Nicole booked a Travel Zoo food tour around central Bangkok for us. We met up…

Thailand Day Three: Floating Market

This is the third day of my trip to Thailand. If you missed the first and second days, check them out first. Our third day in Thailand was a Monday. The real enjoyment of a vacation doesn’t seem to hit until you find yourself vacationing on a weekday. I was enjoying my time on Saturday…

Thailand Day Two: Markets and Pubs

This is the second post in my series of Thailand vacation posts. If you missed it, the first one is here. Nicole and I ate a quick breakfast in the room; danishes from the 7-11 on the corner. Then, we  stopped at the street side café for more delicious soup. It was quickly becoming a staple…

Thailand Day One: The Adventure Begins

In Korea they celebrate two new years’: Solar New Year, the traditional western New Year, and Lunar New Year, an exciting double New Year you get to celebrate if you live and/or work in East Asia. For Lunar New Year, Nicole and I had two days off: Thursday and Friday. We both additionally took off…