Hua Hin

The countryside South of Bangkok, once one makes it past the farthest reaches of the gigantic city, is absolutely stunning. Lush green trees outline even more colorful fields that glisten in the intermittent showers of monsoon season. My first thought was of a full-page spread from National Geographic. By the time we reached this view, …

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Lady Liberty

Life isn't always a competition, but this Tuesday took the gold medal by storm.  My first-ever helicopter ride, AKA world-class tour of the greatest (or at least, brightest) city on Earth, was a professional courtesy extended by the "local" Police Department (40,000+ members takes the shine off the hometown feel). We climbed in the plush …

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