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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Posted on 03. May, 2010 by .

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Tonight we get on a plane and begin our journey back to the States. We’ve said it many times, but it’s true- the time has really flown by! When we woke up this morning and realized it has been a year in Thailand, we found it hard to believe this season of our life is already over…

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Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by .

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If you asked most Thais what is the best Thai food they will say Tom yum, even though the first thing a Westerner thinks is Pad Thai. Having lived here for a year, I’m likely to agree with the Thais. It’s SO flavourful. Yesterday, we learned how to make it. Tom yum means boiled, with a lot of ingredients, and spicy. And that’s exactly what it is. A good tom yum is a balance of salty, sour, sweet, and spicy.

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What We’ll Miss

What We’ll Miss

Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by .

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As crazy as it seems, less than two weeks from now we’ll be saying goodbyes and getting on a plane on our journey back to the US. It’s a little surreal to pack our stuff up and begin to orient our minds towards life stateside. Of course there are mixed emotions… we’re excited to see everyone we’ve missed, but there are things we’ll miss from here as well….Top Ten Things We’ll Miss From Thailand…

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Excuse me… Songkran

Excuse me… Songkran

Posted on 13. Apr, 2010 by .

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This morning while walking back from the store, I was approached by a teenager. “Excuse me… Songkran…” He said apologetically while pouring ice water all down the front of my shirt. Thus began our Songkran – the Thai New Year as well as the biggest and best loved holiday in Thailand. Songkran is a three day festival, April 13-15…

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Food Friday: Roti

Food Friday: Roti

Posted on 26. Mar, 2010 by .

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I am about to introduce you to what is probably the most sinful Thai street food available. Are you ready for this?

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