Riding a Longtail to James Bond Island, Thailand

  Longtail Boat ride out to James Bond Island, Thailand I had been waiting for this day to come and now here it was.  Stepping into the color-worn, long-tail boat (Ruea Hang Yao (เรือหางยาว)), I knew this was a trip of a lifetime and today was my lucky day.  My milestone birthday had arrived and I needed something BIG to make an impact, and


Thai Airways: Review of Business Class LAX-ICN-BKK

Thai Airways Business Class Review LAX-ICN-BKK Sawasdee Ka!  That is the first greeting I hear upon entering my Thai Airways (ThaiAir) international flights to Bangkok.  With two hands put together, as if in prayer and a bow with the head.  I like this already!  It feels very respectful. My flight aboard Thai Airways International's Boeing 777-300 service from Los Angeles International Airport by way of


Amita Thai Cooking Class – Bangkok, Thailand

  Amita Thai Cooking Class, Bangkok, Thailand When traveling, honestly, I never really think about taking a cooking class.  I mean, I like to eat as much as the next guy, but just generally don't think of cooking it myself.  Well, that all changed when the Tourism Authority of Thailand invited me to a special Thai cooking class. And I say special because


Temple of Dawn – Bangkok, Thailand

By Cacinda Maloney Temple of Dawn, Bangkok, Thailand One of the most recognizable landmarks in Bangkok is the Temple of Dawn, also known as Wat Arun.  I would say this is a "don't miss" stop along your ride down the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. Temple of Dawn, Bangkok, Thailand   It is a Buddhist temple that is personified


Take A Trip Down The Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand

  Long-tail boat along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Truly the Chao Phraya River is the lifeblood of Bangkok.  With its juxtaposition of dimly painted wooden shacks, Along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, set up against temples and high-rise, metallic reflection buildings, Along