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Funny Fridays #4: Business Diversification

Funny Fridays #4: Business Diversification

It’s Friday. The weekend is here. Nobody wants to read a long blog post today, so let’s just have some fun! direct payday loans no credit check Yesterday I was updating my blog post about the fun times we had in Mae Hong Son and stumbled upon this picture I took of a place near our guesthouse. Gotta love the versatility of businesses in Thailand. I am actually surprised there was no Thai massage in the mix as well. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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Funny Fridays #3: Transformer Hat

Funny Fridays #3: Transformer Hat

It’s Friday. The weekend is here. Noone wants to read a long blog post today, so let’s just have some fun! Saw this at a night market in Pai (northern Thailand). Either the hat has magically transformed into the table or it is invisible. Magical in either case! ORGSPRING.COM/DATA/ I’m off to the gym then packing for Hot Springs, Arkansas. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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Case of the Mondays #12: Pai Canyon

Case of the Mondays #12: Pai Canyon

Another week has gone by and it’s Monday all over again. If that was not enough, here in Oklahoma a nice and warm weekend is replaced by below freezing temperatures once again. So my thoughts are going back to places I was around this time a year ago and I found another panorama I took in northern Thailand – a canyon near the small hippy village called Pai. It’s no Grand Canyon, or even the Blyde River Canyon featured a couple weeks ago, but it has its own beauty – so sit back, relax, open up the full version of […]

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Case of the Mondays #4: Ko Phi Phi

Case of the Mondays #4: Ko Phi Phi

So what if it is Monday once again? It’s going to be an awesome week! For me – I am about to go sing up for a local gym here in Ukraine since it has been almost two months of slacking off. I am also committing to give the MorningCoach a try for at least three weeks (the time to make something into a habit). Finally, I am strongly considering Chris Brogan’s Three Books Diet challenge. Oh, and I have been working on some back-end improvements to this site that I am hoping to roll out this week. It’s going […]

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Bangkok To Sydney On Thai Airways

Bangkok To Sydney On Thai Airways

This is it. My (extended) trip through south east Asia is officially over and after doing a quick run to Manila to pick up my round-the-world itinerary, I spent the last night in Bangkok checking out a few remaining rooftop bars. After the bars, Rangie took me to a nearby club so by the time we got back, there was just a couple hours left before I would need to wake up anyways for my early trip to the airport so I decided to tough it out and get the sleep on the flight. Trip To And Suvarnabhumi Airport I already […]

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Manila To Bangkok On Thai Airways

Manila To Bangkok On Thai Airways

After spending three months in south east Asia and a quick overnight stop in Manila, it was time to pick up my round-the-world itinerary again, starting with a quick hop back to Bangkok on Thai Airways. Getting to Manila Airport From Makati, I took a cab to Manila’s Terminal 1 via the Skyway expressway. The drive took around half an hour, most of which were spent in traffic on the streets surrounding the airport. The meter cost was 183 pesos/$4.20 plus another 35 pesos/$0.80 we had to pay at the Skyway toll booth. Manila Terminal 1 (Gate G8) It was […]

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Bangkok To Clark/Manila On Seair

Bangkok To Clark/Manila On Seair

As my trip in south east Asia is about to end, it was time for me to fly back to Manila. The rules for my round-the-world ticket require me to fly out from the same place that I flew into and Manila was my destination on October 31st on the way to Boracay. Coincidently, there are no direct Star Alliance flights between Manila and Australia, so I will actually be returning to Bangkok after spending a night couchsuring in Manila to catch another flight to Sydney on Friday. It would not be fun if it was easy, right? Getting to […]

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Bangkok At Last

Bangkok At Last

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife do not immediately give you a warm welcome — but don’t let your first impression mislead you. It is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife that has something for everyone. — TravelWiki After almost three months in south east Asia, I have finally arrived to Bangkok. Originally, I planned to fly into Bangkok right away and […]

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Mae Hong Son Area (and first motorbike crash)

Mae Hong Son Area (and first motorbike crash)

Maehongson, Thailand’s northern border city, hiding itself in between the towering mountains with densely forested slopes, stretching to the Burmese border. Maehongson is known for its charm of scenery and culture. The people of Maehongson consists of the Shans who live in the city and the hilltribe people who live in remote villages on mountain tops where elements of lifestyle have changed little in hundreds of years. — Mae Hong Son Travel Similar to Pai, Mae Hong Son is pretty small and besides a few temples, there is not much to see in the city. In fact, we have seen […]

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Bus, Minibus, and Van Options From Mae Hong Son to Pai and Chiang Mai

The bus terminal in Mae Hong Son is located south of town, to much liking of tuk-tuk drivers. The fact is it is only about 10-15 minute walk back to town. There is a guesthouse on the right side of the 1095 road just before it splits to go into town. Other guesthouses are situated around the lake in town. Summary of Van/Bus/Minibus Options Van Schedule (Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai via Pai) Bus Schedule (Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai via Pai) Bus Schedule (Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai via Mae Sa Riang) Note: Some of the times in this […]

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