Eat, Drink, Bangkok.

It was nice starting the weekend with the boys. We began with breakfast at the main floor of our hotel where there was a big spread of food from various cuisines.

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We tried to eat enough to tide us through to our big dinner but after our mandatory massage, we whisked ourselves off to Hand and Heart Cafe for coffee.

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Well, coffee for them. I just watched them sip.

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From the little cafe, we walked over towards the other end of the Soi where the famous mango sticky rice shop is – Mae Varee. Beforehand, we decided to make a pit stop at this eatery specialising in Phad Thai and Seafood Omelettes.

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We ordered a Seafood Phad Thai,

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And a soft Oyster Omelette. Actually, Les and Zen ordered to share. Flo and I ended up helping ourselves to a few mouthfuls.

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Then we got a packet of Mango sticky rice for Flo and Zen to share.

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This is a must-have for Florian every trip. He bought another two packets on Sunday to fulfil his Mango sticky rice quota for the short holiday. He gobbled both up – one at the airport before we boarded our flight home, and one on the plane. His cravings have been satisfied for now… until our next Bangkok trip.

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We had a short rest before freshening up for our much-anticipated dinner. You’ll find out where we went in my next post. Or… does anyone have any guesses?

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All polished and ready to go. I think we all clean up very well! We hung around the hotel lounge before we set off.

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Next morning, our final day in Bangkok, we managed to find space in our bellies for a light breakfast, before heading to our go-to, Roast.

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Brunch food for lunch!

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Seafood stew for me – 420 Baht (SGD18.90) which tasted more spiced with Thai flavours (much like a mild red curry still packing lots of flavour) than tomato-ey. I really liked it especially with the generous portions of fish and nicely cooked prawns, juicy mussels, and tender rings of squid.

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With the decision to skip dinner since we’d be on board, and I refuse to buy food on planes, we had some nibbles at the lounge again before we took off for the airport.

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Proof of my dear hubsy indulging in his favourite Thai dessert before we boarded the plane.

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My 4.5 days in Bangkok passed a lot faster than I could have imagined. I loved my time with Les, just the two of us. But I also enjoyed my time with Flo and Zen around. It reminded me once more how dear my friends are to me, and how much I cannot wait to spend the rest of our years together.

I’m looking forward to 2020 being our year, and the 2020s to be our decade! I cannot wait for more holidays together with them, and PeaYJ, and I cannot wait for our lives to continue unfolding together. For all that 2019 has turned out to be, I cannot deny that God has blessed us with the greatest friends one can ask for.

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