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Tips for Thailand Travel

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Thailand is one of the world’s best travel hubs. Most folks coming into the area make their base for doing the tour around the area and fly into Bangkok. With the region’s verdant jungles, famous beaches, world class diving, amazing food, and costs that are affordable, Thailand brings visitors. You will find affordable guesthouses and $10,000 a nighttime resorts in this state – occasionally next to each other. Journeying in Thailand is not extremely difficult. The state is a well worn destination and everything is simple and suitable. Though nicely on the map, there continue to be great destinations to…

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Amazing Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Grateful Dead

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Here are some cool facts about the Grateful Dead. Before meeting any future performing members of the group, Jerry Garcia first befriended Robert Hunter in 1960, who go on to become the group’s lyricist behind some of their biggest tunes like “Sugar Magnolia,” “Casey Jones,” and “Truckin’.” Their devotion to musical and psychedelic exploration even reaches their use of music theory with tunes like “The Eleven” — performed in rare 11/8 time signature. In 1969, they switched gears towards incorporating live albums into their discography as the best way of capturing their sound, starting with Live / Dead recorded at…

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Top 12 Thai Foods

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Thailand’s food needs little introduction. From San Francisco its profusion of exotic flavours and aromas make it one of the most coveted. These flavours and fragrances are apparently inexhaustible, as a walk forcefully reminds. Nevertheless, whether it be succulent pieces of grilled pork or an igneous bowl of ‘Tom Yum’ soup, we all have to start someplace. And what better area than our carefully selected Top 10 of Thai Food, which crosses everything from basic backpacker favourites to Thai classics. Once you have tried them all, please vote for the one that really thrilled your taste buds The main food…

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View of Chiang Mai

The Wonder and Beauty of Chiang Mai

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Thailand has produced it’s mark as a greatest tourist destination. But existence on Thailand goes beyond the standard tourist paths, scenic floating marketplaces, along with full-moon shore bashes. There’s lots to see, do and subscribe to the local society in Thailand. The nation welcomes with open palms volunteers from overseas land and prospers on offering plans. The Lanna individuals of Chiang Mai have become friendly and warmhearted. Life-style and their tradition have become distinctive from the other areas of Thailand. Community structures are built by volunteers working with hill-tribe community, assisting construct an improved life for those, catering to farm…

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Thai Food

Thai Food

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Thai food offers an assortment of flavors and taste. Practically all Thai food is created together with the subtle mixture of spices and herbs. Consequently, Thai food is widely known for being hot and spicy. Although popularly regarded as one cuisine, Thai meals is truly better depicted as four regional cuisines relating to the four main areas of the united states: Northern, north eastern, Central and Southern. Thai cuisine is affected by Indian curries and Chinese stirfry while keeping a distinctive flavor of its own. Like Vietnamese food, Thai foods is well known for the zealous use of fresh (rather…

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Baby Photography Tips

Baby Photography Tips

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My friend just had an adorable baby boy and wanted to take some great pictures of the newborn at her baby shower. She asked me because I have a nice camera and like to take pictures. I didn’t want to mess things up, so I searched around for photography tips on the Internet. Here are some good ones that I found from Adorababy. Try these three baby photography tips to really boost your baby pictures by the end of today. Everyone has grown accustomed to portraits of the cute little baby propped up on an item of carpet with bright…

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A Few Things About Thailand

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I often have friends ask me about visiting Thailand and general questions about the country. There’s so much history to Thailand that it’s hard to know where to begin. But here are some collected facts and stories about this beautiful country. Thailand has made it’s mark as a greatest tourist destination. But life on Thailand goes beyond the standard tourist courses, picturesque floating marketplaces, and Full moon shore bashes. There is lots to see, do and contribute to the local community in Thailand. The country welcomes with open hands volunteers from foreign land and prospers on offering programs. Most volunteer…

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Yoga

Practicing my yoga poses

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I’ve been enjoying a lot of time off recently and as a result I’ve had lots of time to practice some new yoga poses. I started yoga several years ago but there aren’t as many places to go to classes here that are convenient. So I do most of my yoga by myself at the beach. The only downside is that with no instructor, it’s hard to get feedback on whether I’m doing the poses correctly. I found some great pose guides at places like yogasimple.net and on Yoga Journal. The Yoga Journal site has a really great database of…

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Running my first half marathon

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I made a promise to myself to start running again and I’m setting a personal goal of running a half marathon this year. For a while I thought about running a full marathon but that’s just too long and I don’t have the time to do all the training. But a half marathon seems a lot easier so I’m going to give it a shot. I just need to get a good half marathon training plan together and then get out there and do a lot of running over the next several weeks. I’m kind of excited about it! I…

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Candy Crush Saga

Insomnia Here I Come – Candy Crush Saga

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I have been meaning to download Candy Crush Saga, you know that awfully amazing game everyone is talking about. Yes, so I finally got around downloading the game during our departmental meeting last Friday. All I can say is, wow! I have been playing the game every day since then. Generally I cannot say am an avid fan of games but this one might make me one soon. Every single minute I am free I am on my Samsung Galaxy playing away. I came to find out about the game from my friend and I started by playing it on…

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