Phayo, Franche-Compte, Elounda, Jum

Brimming over

Sukorn Life

Stuffed to the brim with all things travel- Joy and frustration and fascination, and with no room for more, we  left Thailand for one of our favorite places of all, at home with family and friends, to regroup- and mainly, re-pack! Gladly, we … Continue reading

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Becoming a Stayer

Graduation

It was just idle Sunday evening curiosity that attracted me to an article called Going Nowhere: Ten tips for expat Stayers who want to stay well. It’s probably one of those boring listicles bloggers use to pad their pages, I said to M. … Continue reading

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We tramp a perpetual journey…

tees and more

“I tramp a perpetual journey My signs are a rain-proof coat, good shoes, and a staff cut from the woods……” (Walt Whitman, Song of Myself) We left Switzerland for SE Asia five days ago. It already feels a lot longer- … Continue reading

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All-In-Club Thailand Branch

Sun and sons

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness, and just be happy.” Two weeks 24/7 with our suns *ahem* sons All-in happy and boundlessly grateful. Oh and then there’s this- coming up soon: We’re off for … Continue reading

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Only in Thailand

Balloons

Only in Thailand…. ongoing Finding a cut-off point for a blog post with the working title “Only in Thailand” is proving impossible- even without the divisive political impasse the country is currently floundering through. So I’m spotlighting just a few … Continue reading

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No big surprise, but fun!

Organic produce for a song

Like many- many! longer-term travelers in SE Asia, we’ve ended up in Chiang Mai for the winter. You’ll find rants and raves about the city, but there are definitely reasons for its popularity…. No, I would not want to live … Continue reading

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Bed of Roses

Everything in my backpack

Proof here! The traveler lifestyle is a bed of roses…. (I laid out all my possessions on this particular bed, plus the small-looking backpack they’re supposed to fit in to, and a box of weighty plaster dressings destined for the Swiss … Continue reading

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Krung Thep, City of Angels

Giant Trees Spell

Leaving Kanchanaburi’s charms for Bangkok’s allure. It didn’t take long for Thailand to win over our hearts again. It feels too soon to be leaving. We’re about to spend a month in Myanmar. A stack of brand new US $ … Continue reading

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Getting to Like Kanchanaburi

Giant Monkey Pod Tree

We said goodbye to dreamy Sangkhlaburi and found a temporary home in Kanchanaburi again. Kanchanburi is growing on us! As are the delicious 40 B vegetarian dishes at On’s Thai Issan. Our Guesthouse, the Thai Garden Inn offers just about everything … Continue reading

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Steamy Dreamy Sangkhlaburi….

Floating spider web

What better place to reconnect with charming inscrutable Thailand.  Early morning Khao Laem Lake. Late afternoon cruising. Mysterious moments. Sights for sore eyes.  

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