Puttering in Phuket February 7th 2012 Griff and I frequented a restaurant in Phuket called Orchid Café. When we first went there for dinner, I wasn’t really hungry, so I just had some mashed potatoes (random, I know). They reminded me of my dad’s home cooking. Of course they weren’t as good as Dad’s, but they were a good substitute. Orchid Café also had a really good (and cheap!) breakfast. I think the best part of my visits ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Phuket A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Why watch all those tv programs and movies about exotic destinations when you can just visit them yourself?
I feel as though I constantly have the travel bug. So far, my travels have taken me to different parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, England, France and Switzerland. This time around, I am going to teach English at a Winter Camp in Korea. While I'm that far away from home, I'm hoping to explore other parts of Asia.
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