June, 2018

Happy Hour Whores

Happy Hour Whores

We’ve discovered a nice little roof-top bar close to the crib. No, I won’t share the location with you as I want to keep it all to myself for the next few months (along with all the Chinese tourists, of course!) Their 2 for 1 drink deal includes a couple of local beers and some cocktails, so we tucked into Heineken for 60 odd baht a glass and Long Island Iced Teas for 120. Don’t forget the ++ (10% service charge and 7% VAT) which adds nearly 20% to the bill – don’t tip as you are already paying one!…

Praise the Lord – A weekend escape to Ban Chang

Praise the Lord – A weekend escape to Ban Chang

The only upside to us now having a car is weekend getaways have become a thing. A good thing. Last weekend we headed to Ban Chang, a few hours drive south-east of Bangkok. Having booked into the Lord Nelson Hotel, we wasted no time in heading for the bar after checking-in. It’s a great little hotel, with a beaut ocean-front bar. Somehow the beers taste a little better when looking out at the ocean on a sunny afternoon. I’m not sure why. Probably because relaxation had taken hold. After a kick-ass English breakfast on Saturday morning, we headed to Khao…