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By: Tom Sharman After a wonderful week experiencing what Bangkok has to offer it almost time to say goodbye to this place. Last night was the our farewell dinner at Vertigo Skybar in the Banyan Tree hotel in Bangkok. The experience was amazing and we got to share it with our new friends we made during […]

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By: Dave Tucker This blog will be on my first experience on a vehicle know as the Tuk Tuk. The Tuk Tuk is a unique taxi services offered in Thailand. It is very popular with tourist due to their novelty value. The Tuk Tuk gets its name from the sound of their engineers they are […]

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By: Dave Tucker This blog will be about my first Thai massage also known as Thai yoga massage in Bangkok. I have received massages before in many different places through out the United States. One thing I was planning on doing is trying out a Thai massage. I decided to try one at a nice […]

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Text and photos: Valerie Drebsky Video credit: Ashley Forbes and Cristiane Gandin Today was the day we didn’t know what to expect. We were given the option to drive 2 hours outside of Bangkok to ride an elephant. Sounds crazy.. and it was. First off – It was amazing watching the scenery as we drive […]

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By: Sarah Culver I’d never considered sight to be a vital sense involved in the dining experience, that is until I ate a meal in complete darkness. Before entering the restaurant we selected the style of cuisine we preferred: western, eastern, chefs choice which combines the two or vegetarian. As we entered the restaurant, we […]

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By: Rose White I’ve never seen anything like it before. There was even a cute little girl loving the fishes on her feet. If she can do this… Then anybody can! I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I dived my feet right in. Immediately it tickled. I had my mouth open in laughter for […]

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By: Chad Cooper Traveling in Bangkok certainly poses a number of challenges when it comes to iconography.  The symbolic representation of images for other objects or actions is a pretty common in most cities and countries. It creates a visual short hand to quickly communicate information. Here in Bangkok the use of icons helped us […]

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By: Chad Cooper Bangkok is a massive city and offers many means of getting from here to there.  These include elevated trains, subway, buses, taxis cabs, taxi motorbikes and tuk tuks After an amazing dinner 61 stories high in the sky at Vertigo and Moon Bar our cohort decided to make a final late night […]

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By: Joseph Iglecia-School His name is Bhumibol Adulyadej, but no one calls him that.  He goes by the title of King.  Thailand is legally a constitutional monarchy, much like the UK, with a King as more of a figurehead leader.  Officially, he has no giverning power but he is one of the predominant binding forces […]

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By: Britteny Freemyer, Jessica Zaucha, Joseph Iglecia-Scholl and Karla Powell . On Wednesday, June 24th, our class met with JT who currently works with Human Resources for McDonald’s in Thailand. Our class learned about McDonald’s brand ambitious an traditions utilizing three key ares: good food, good people and good neighbor. JT also went through some of […]

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