Tag Archives: Thailand

Hotel Review: Hotel Nikko Bangkok, Thailand

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a stay in Bangkok, Thailand in one of the Hotel Nikko’s Premier Corner rooms. Though I’ve visited Bangkok many times, I haven’t changed the location of the hotel much.  Generally, I … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Thailand’s King Power Mahanakhon Observation Deck and Skywalk

A skyscraper owned by a duty free company with an observation deck, to boot?  This, I’ve got to see… Yes, on previous visits to Bangkok, Thailand I had been tracking the construction of this modern landmark, better known as King … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Shangri-La Bangkok, Thailand

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a stay in Bangkok, Thailand in one of the Shangri-La’s deluxe river view rooms. Although my usual visits to Bangkok involve staying near Sukhumvit Soi 3 (the Arab/pan-African part of town), … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: UNO MAS, Bangkok, Thailand

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of UNO MAS, my associate and I received a comped dinner.  Photos are courtesy of both Mr. Mark Reardon and UNO MAS. “Spanish food in Bangkok, Thailand?”, you reluctantly utter…why not, I say.  After … Continue reading

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Drugs

I can check “had a gun pointed at me” off the nonexistent list. Should I have known better?  A camouflage (clearly not enough) backpack, sunglasses, a beard – not one of the trendy ones – I never experienced previous issues … Continue reading

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What Happens in Bangkok, Finds a Home in Advertising

In 2007, on my first visit to Lebanon, the immigration official furiously flipped through my passport pages, making sure that I’d never been to Occupied Palestine, er, Israel for those of you in El Al territory.  He anxiously peered at … Continue reading

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Thailand: Go for the Broccoli Juice, Stay Long Enough to Forget About It

The next time you’re filling out a Thailand arrivals form, be candid about your reasons for visiting.  Don’t tick the “leisure,” “business” or “seeing family” boxes.  Instead, create your unique entry.  Yet, the fact of the matter is, the majority … Continue reading

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