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Foreign Grocery Friday: The Snack Breads of Thailand

Where: Thailand
April 19, 2013 at 2:50 PM | by | ()

When we travel, one of our favorite things to do is to pop into a local grocery store and check out the food products and candies we'd never find anywhere else. So we're trying out this new feature, Foreign Grocery Friday, where each week we'll feature some of our (and your) favorite overseas treats. Got a recommendation? Let us know!

We've said it before and we'll say it again, Asia has some of the intriguing snack foods—ones that make you tilt your head and say "huh?" From fish-flavored anything to seaweed sprinkled over anything else, the quick bites of this continent take the cake for most "out there."

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From Slurpees to National Park Tickets, 7-Elevens in Thailand Have You Covered

Where: Thailand
September 7, 2012 at 11:37 AM | by | ()

We usually don’t just head over to Thailand for the weekend, but the next time we’re in the neighborhood we’re definitely go to visit a local 7-Eleven again. We’re not looking for a Slurpee—although we might get one of those too—but we’re interested in something else that the convenience store chain is working on.

Tourist tickets for all of the country’s 148 different national parks will soon be available for sale at 7-Eleven stores across the country. It sounds like the National Parks Office is still finalizing the agreement, but expect the extra amenity next show up next to spare batteries and ramen noodles soon.

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