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Countdown to the Snowman Trek

by Beth Whitman (August 31st, 2014)

We depart in 10 days for Bangkok and then onward to Bhutan for the Snowman Trek. Since Jon and I are both going, the house is filled with piles of clothes, gear and food that, hopefully, will fit into four pieces of luggage between the two of us. (Yes, I’m breaking my carry-on bag-only rule […]

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Top 10 Unique Hotels in Bangkok

by Beth Whitman (December 8th, 2012)

I use Bangkok as a jumping off point for many of my adventures, specifically when I travel to Bhutan and Burma. That puts me there at least twice a year. Sometimes I stay in budget hotels and sometimes in more, well, mid-range hotels (such as the Amari Boulevard, one of my faves). But Bangkok offers […]

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Hotel Holiday Happy Hours in Seattle

by Beth Whitman (December 1st, 2012)

The holiday season is fast approaching (actually, much to my chagrin, it’s here) and many people are looking for a place to celebrate and share some cheer with friends, family and coworkers. Around this time of year, I look for happy hours where I can gather with a small group. I have found that often, […]

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