I’ve just started to add my thai language pages to the site so I can track my progress. Also, by entering all the phrases in tables, it’s much easier to find and search, update, centralize, and consolidate any new information or learning. I’ll add in links to the extremely valuable teaching sites that have helped […]

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My longest standing friend Todd is now retired and preparing for the final move to Thailand. I’ve known him for 15 years now, so it’s a bitter sweet prolonged departure and goodbye. I’m happy that he will get to enjoy the daily Thai life now that he’s completed work, but it will be a big […]

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It’s been a challenging year and things have not developed the way I expected them to. I think that there are many things in life like that though… At this point, it’s difficult to say if teaching in Thailand will be a realistic goal, thus moving there may seem more like a dream or wish […]

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Vendor of thai spring roll wrappers… I’m searching for them to make my own. Evedently superstore carries these. http://www.bluedragon.ca/product/spring-roll-wrappers

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So a few of my Canadian friends, Ken and Gary, are here in Vancouver seeing family and friends. We had our weekly Saturday night get together dinner therefore extended to four of us this week. It was time to break out some west coast BC meets thailand recipes, so I went with coconut curry poached […]

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One of the great ways to save for a trip is to reduce spending. An easy way to do that is to being aware when good bargains and lower cost options become available. So my plan is to have a section of the site dedicated to finding the best deals in Vancouver’s north shore to […]

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One of the greatest experiences for me in Thailand is discovering new meals made by cooks who put their heart into everything they make. The meal was amazing. The SomTam was special as well as it used young coconut instead of green papaya… The taste was refreshing and amazing…so good! I was at an outdoor […]

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Well, I didn’t know what to expect, but that’s what makes cooking a real adventure. Stuck with shrimp without tofu, fresh chili’s instead of dried, and tamarind juice/fish sauce/palm sugar for the sauce… I must say that the results were rewarding. I actually really liked it, and the rice noodles are filling but not heavy. […]

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I really like the convenience and security of booking through Agoda.com. They also have a very handy app which you can download to your mobile. You can get a better deal from the hotel directly after your first stay but it’s a good way to get started. The reviews and pics are helpful as well. […]

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I recently attended a workshop to capture some images and create a vision of my life in the future. One of the things I’m really working on is believing and consistently acting towards realising that life’s fulfillment. It’s hard sometimes when encountering disappointment and roadblocks, but there is always a way. Like my friend JC […]

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