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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: Karla Jain Powell We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s never been more true for me until I came to Bangkok. I consider myself a pretty adventurous eater. I’ll try anything at least once. In our time here I’ve decided that most Thai food […]

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Blog Credit: Marissa Zerbo, Sarah Culver, Valerie Drebsky and Aubrey Hang. We were greeted by Paul James Robere, PhD. and Kevin Beauvais. We learned that Dr. Robere recently visited Walt Disney World (where majority of Cohort 12 works). He actually dined at the restaurant where our cohort member, Kim works as a restaurant manager! To think […]

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Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 12 arrives into Bangkok safely.  After 20+ hours of traveling, they are ready to get to their hotel and get some rest before heading out for their Cultural Day. The cohort will gladly meet our local guide, “Tong”, and be shuttled to our beautiful “home” for the week the Sofitel […]

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Cohort 12 began their Executive MBA journey with Stetson University in August 2014. As evident in the video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2IvHwI_M_U, the cohort has embraced this experience both professionally and personally. They have committed themselves to the work, challenged themselves to grow, and continue to have a tremendous amount of enjoyment bonding as a true “team”. Now […]

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Cohort 12 will spend their arrival weekend acclimating to Bangkok with a guided tour of the Grand Palace and Wat Po, followed by an afternoon on the waterways, “The Venice of the East” traveling on a Rice Barge Cruise seeing first-hand how merchandise is transported, see exotic flora and picturesque canal houses. A great way to […]

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Bumrungrad Hospital is one of the businesses that Cohort 12 will be exploring during our mid-June visit to Bangkok. Bumrungrad was the first Asian hospital accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the international arm of the organization that reviews and accredits American hospitals. Their checklist includes over 350 standards, for everything from surgical hygiene and […]

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Bangkok Floating Markets   Over 30 years ago, the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market featured in a classic James Bond chase scene was already a tourist attraction. An aquatic cultural show festooned with abundant color and souvenirs. The variety of goods, everything from rattan balls, traditional puppets and fresh fruits to embroidered handbags, noodle soup and wide […]

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Imagine a plate of freshly-steamed Jasmine rice, served with luscious spicy shrimp soup and creamy chicken green curry. You’re torn between the colorful and spicy papaya salad garnished with crisp vegetables on your right and a delectable dish of ‘Pad Thai’ on your left. A typical Thai meal consists of a soup and/or curry dish, […]

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Bangkok Street Food Food stalls on the streets of Bangkok can look a little intimidating to foreigners, but they provide convenient, delicious and cheap meals to the locals. Wherever you go in the city, these food stalls are plentiful and very often you will find a high concentration of them in particularly busy areas. The […]

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