Monthly Archives: August 2013

City of Angels

The Royal Palace is one of the sights to see in Bangkok. Home to the Kings of Siam for almost two hundred and fifty years, this  sixty acre compound – one square mile – contains the Royal residence, throne rooms … Continue reading

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Celebrating at the Kasbah

The Kasbah is an attractive Moroccan restaurant at the Strip in Fort Bonifacio, and also in Borocay, apparently. I have dined there on several occasions, for lunch, dinner and even as a supper theatre venue, with mixed results. This weekend … Continue reading

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Snippets from Siam

Bangkok – or Krung Thep, its Thai name – began as a small trading post on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the fifteenth century. Today, the capital city of Siam – now Thailand – has grown … Continue reading

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Greek Cuisine: Perfect Simplicity

The mere mention of Greece conjures up images of small fishing boats on sapphire blue sea, golden sand, bright, white, flat-topped houses baking in the red hot sun, and luscious displays of fruit and vegetables on quayside market stalls: a … Continue reading

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