Yep, just a short visit to Bangkok for a few days of food, shopping and (clean) massage, with another couple who are also leaving the kids at home. The wives are quite looking forward to the likes of wholesale shopping at Bobae Towers and the wild wild Chatuchak Weekend Market, and the two dudes are looking forward to the feasting.
We've done the whole tourist gig already in previous visits (temples, palaces, Floating Market/City Tour, gem factory/snake
oil farm, and even that Disney-esque theme park, Dream World), so this time, it will just be chillin' out and looking for something offbeat and off the beaten track.
Don't worry, there will still be stuff to read here (I so take care you guys one). And blogging will still happen from The Land of Smiles, either via mobile blogging (like the last time in Melbourne) or via access to a PC (if the wife lets me).
Needless to say, the moms are already missing the kids, and we haven't even left for Changi Airport yet. But even Mommies and Daddies need some personal time, so we are thankful to the Grandparents, sisters, and trusted maids for taking care of both sets of children for these few days.
Stay tuned for some "live" stories from our trip, and as I will be checking email often, I will be to follow any comments and suggestions left on my blog.