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Grilled seaweed snacks from Thailand

They’ve Got Me Eating Seaweed…

I’ve eaten a lot of strange stuff since I’ve lived in Asia. Pig’s ears were probably the low point. Not all is bad though. I’ve become rather a fan of seaweed. I grew up by the sea. Here’s my home town of Plymouth, England: So I guess it’s understandable that I’d have some sort of […]

Minerals and health supplements - definitely NOT cheaper abroad...

Who Said Foreign Countries Were Cheap?

Many people dream about the idea of retiring from an expensive Western country and going to live in a much cheaper one. While it’s true that food and accommodation can be a lot cheaper abroad than they are back home, there are a whole class of items that are much more expensive in foreign countries […]

Heinz Baked Beans - Chinese version

Strange Lands… Stranger Foods

When I quit my job and went to live in China, it wasn’t too long before the homesickness kicked in. What I missed most was the food back home. This all came to a head when I got sick, then the pining for familiar foods really kicked in. But as I described in Strange Chinese […]

Ronald McDonald in Thailand - a fabulous nod to the local customs

Around the World in 80 McDonalds

Around the World in 80 McDonalds – wow, what a marvelous topic for a blog. Surprisingly, if Google is to be believed then nobody’s actually thought of this. Around the World in 80 jobs, bindun. Around the World on a Toilet – surprisingly also bindun. So here’s Around the World in 80 McDonalds… China McDonalds […]

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Grilled seaweed snacks from Thailand
They’ve Got Me Eating Seaweed…
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Foreigners Go Mad in Rainshower…
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Thai Cat sleeps between two Bangkok escalators
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