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Thailand 2016 Pt IV: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  Despite having visited Bangkok three times before this trip I had still never visited any of the floating markets lying within an hour or two of the capital city. These markets have always looked so cool when I’ve seen wonderful pictures of them in … Continue reading

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Thailand 2016 Pt III: The Leicester City Temple!

Ever since it appeared in a number of media outlets in early May, I have wanted to visit Wat Traimit to see if lived up to the hype of being a venerated site for us Leicester City fans. I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Thailand 2016 Pt II: Dining Out In Bangkok

  My taste for international food has certainly changed a lot since my initial trip to Bangkok in 2001 when I didn’t really eat any local food. The day after we got engaged in Myanmar in 2013, we arrived in … Continue reading

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Thailand 2016 Pt I: World Cup Qualifying Game For Japan In Bangkok

The road to Russia for World Cup 2018 has begun and Japan kicked off their AFC Qualifying round 3 Group B campaign with a couple of games recently. Following a shock, controversial home defeat to the UAE they then travelled … Continue reading

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Taiwan 2016 Pt IV: Longshan Temple & Ximending

The capital of Taiwan is a very nice place and one that we really like but it’s certainly not the most beautiful of cities appearance-wise. Whilst there are some great sightseeing spots in and around the city we didn’t really do them … Continue reading

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Taiwan 2016 Pt III: Jiufen

  You’d think that getting out of a busy city and going to the mountains would result in a quiet break but that’s certainly not true of this place on the north east coast of Taiwan. Jiufen is an old town decorated … Continue reading

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Taiwan 2016 Pt II: Modern Toilet Restaurant

Who on earth would want to eat their food from a toilet bowl?! There are many people out there who would turn up their nose at the notion of this very quirky themed restaurant located on a backstreet of young persons … Continue reading

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