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7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World

7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World May 4, 2011 | Asia, Bangkok, Chicago, Colorado, Food Lovers, Las Vegas, Mexico, San Francisco, Thailand, USA | Read More
You might know it as the Mexican holiday that involves tequila, Coronas, and maybe a sombrero or two, but the special day actually commemorates a battle won by Mexican forces on May 5th (shocker, I know) 1862. Called the Battle of Puebla, the win against French forces was an unlikely one. With 8,000...

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick March 29, 2010 | Thailand, Travel News | Read More
Earlier this month, twin baby elephants were born two hours apart in a rural part of Thailand’s Surin province.  The pair, named Thong-Kum and Thong-Tang, are the first known set of male twin elephants in the world, born to 35-year-old mom Phang Thong Khun. One onlooker who had traveled from a...

One Night in Bangkok (or Two, or Three): Eat Your Way Through the City

One Night in Bangkok (or Two, or Three): Eat Your Way Through the City December 21, 2009 | Bangkok, Food Lovers | Read More
Paris may be the city of love, but Bangkok is the city of gastronomical greatness. Don’t, however, walk into the first tourist trap near your hotel. Here’s a culinary guide to three days in Bangkok. Day One I don’t care what you do with your day – you could elbow your way through...

Photo Friday: Wat Pho, Bangkok

Photo Friday: Wat Pho, Bangkok November 27, 2009 | Bangkok, Photo Friday | Read More
Over 200 years old, Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest Buddhist temple complexes in Bangkok. Also known as The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho is located in the Rattanakosin district near the Grand Palace. For more Photo Friday fun check our previous weeks or head over to Delicious Baby. Add...

Photo Friday: Floating Produce

Photo Friday: Floating Produce January 9, 2009 | Bangkok, Photo Friday | Read More
In what NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 1/12: The photo was taken outside of Bangkok at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in the Ratchaburi Province. The market is regularly crowded with hundreds of vendors and buyers (often tourists). Visitors can buy fruits, vegetables, mementos...