Monthly Archives: November 2018

HAPPY HANOI

I stayed at the Hanoi Marvelous Hotel, conveniently located right in the city’s old quarter. My room was beautifully appointed and very spacious. The hotel restaurant serves delicious food, as well. They also offer traditional Vietnamese massage,

WHY I LOVE LIVING IN PATTAYA

WHY I LOVE LIVING IN PATTAYA By Alan S. Brown The other day, I was perched at my usual spot, sprawled out on a sun bed on Jomtien’s Dongtan Beach, musing with a friend of mine about how lucky we were to be retired here in Pattaya. “Living here is the perfect retirement,” he mused.

THE GAY GENE

At a recent conference on Sexuality and Heredity, held in Intercourse, Pennsylvania, Harry Dick, Ph.d, presented his definitive, incontrovertible proof of the existence of a gay gene.

Hua Hin Holiday

We decided to take a long weekend trip from Pattaya to Hua Hin, a few days after the New Year. The Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry was about to start service. They were even offering free passage for the first week or so. We (wisely) decided to give it a pass until the reviews came in. So, we drove. From what I have heard, the ferry has had to cancel trips when the water is too choppy. Just bear in mind that if you’re planning a trip, you may not be able to count on getting to your destination when you planned. We ended up driving using our trusty GPS. The trip took about five hours including rest stops and coffee.

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