Thailand Club Trip 2017

Thailand club trip 2017 report by Rashaun Leslie, Danny D and Robert Mondo Rashaun Leslie Danny D Robert Mondo Rashaun Leslie Visiting Thailand was one of the most amazing, enriching experiences I’ve ever had in my life. A country robust of culture, hospitality, and adventure, Thailand is one of my favorite countries I’ve visited. My journey began with my flight with Emirates (which is hands-down the greatest airline I’ve ever flown!). They provided us with the utmost comfort during our 22-hour ordeal. We were inundated with so much food and entertainment that the two-legged journey didn’t feel as long. We arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport (aka BKK) and made our way to our hotel in Bangkok. We stayed at Pinnacle Lumpinee Park Hotel, and I was quite satisfied with my stay. My room was quiet and comfortable, and every morning, we were greeted by birds at the front entrance. The breakfast buffet was highly delectable, serving a mix of Thai and Western dishes. The rooftop bar was a comfortable space to sit down and have a couple of beers (Singha and Chang my personal favorite), while watching the Bangkok skyline. Our first full day in Bangkok consisted of tours of various marketplaces through our tour guide and new friend, Teya. The first one we visited, Samut Songkhram, was filled with unique Thai foods, fruits, and treats. My personal favorites were the fresh pineapple and khanom krok, a coconut-rice pancake, filled with sweetened condensed milk and scallions, cooked on a cast iron skillet. We then made our way to a traditional Thai household, where the family showed us the activities of...