Big Buddha

You see it all around you in Phuket, especially if you are on the south side of the island. Big, white, Buddha, viewable from most points, since it is so high up. Even at night, it is lit up so you can see it from…

The Thai Massage (no happy ending) ;)

How did I wait almost two whole weeks in Thailand before getting my first Thai massage? Crazy! Because it was so relaxing and wonderful, and all for the price of about $13. Yes, that was for an hour, of full body, head to toe! They…

Blessings from Thailand!

Last Sunday Karim and I were blessed by a Buddhist monk at the Wat Chalong Temple. We arrived to a building next to a statue of a Buddha and some animals around him, reminded me of a Thai version of Noah’s Ark scene… The first…

You can buy almost anything at the Farmer’s Market…

Some of the best food I have had thus far, has got to be at the Farmer’s Markets or Night Markets. They are a little different. Farmer’s Markets sell produce, fresh fish, cooked meals and snacks, fresh fruit smoothies and some dry goods. Night Markets…

Scooter, or Bust!

Welcome to Thailand!┬áLand of scooters, mango and the best (and some of the spiciest) foods you will get to try! Everyone rides a scooter here. Unless they have a car, in which case its a small pick up truck or perhaps a really nice car,…

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We have arrived in Phuket, Thailand! Officially we are residing in Cape Panwa of Chalong Bay, a sleepier, more relaxed area of the island. Our space is a top floor, studio apartment, with a private deck and jacuzzi tub overlooking the peaceful bay. To get…