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Sunday lunch at Wat Don Wai floating market (รับประทานอาหารเที่ยงวันอาทิตย์ที่ตลาดน้ำวัดดอนหวาย)

It’s Sunday afternoon and we take a drive west of Bangkok to have a mid-afternoon lunch together. After stopping off at Wat Rai Khing to offer merit, we go to check out a local restaurant that has been recommended to us by friends. The O2 kaffee & bistro was tucked away in the narrow back […]

Checking out another bike for Chanya (กำลังตรวจสอบรถจักรยานยนต์อื่นสำหรับ Chanya)

Well, I’ve got my new bike so it’s only fair that we get hunting for Chanya’s bike now. She has her heart set on the Honda CB650F and specifically the colours of the 2015-16 model which is Red, White and Blue. She’s been searching the Facebook adds and shops looking for one. We did find […]

Meeting up with a fellow Vulcan rider (พบปะกับเพื่อนนักขับชาววัลแคน)

I’ve joined a few Vulcan riders groups on Facebook and made contact with a fellow Bangkokian who also rides a Vulcan. As it was my 90-day check-in, the immigration centre was roughly 1/2 way between us so we arranged to meet up there and go for a city ride. Bob mentioned a riders accessory store […]

The houses we’ve lived in over 8 years (บ้านที่เราอาศัยอยู่ในกว่า 8 ปี)

I’ve had a few people ask me about housing and renting in Bangkok, but so far I haven’t been able to present anything comprehensive or even enough for a guide. That doesn’t stop me from taking you on a ride around our area to show you the 3 places we’ve rented over the last 8 […]

Thai Issan Restaurant with family (ร้านอาหารไทยอิสซากับครอบครัว)

So, I get 15 minutes notice (which is now pretty normal) that we’re going out for a family dinner. Today we end up at a small Thai Issan restaurant on the canal near our house. It’s not my first time eating Issan style food, but this would probably be the nicest selection of Issan cooking […]

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