Authentic Lanna dining at Krua Sukhothai Restaurant Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai being the Northern most city of Thailand was one of our destinations for exploration in Thailand. Having heard much about this province, we decided to make a 3 days 2 night stay in Chiang Rai and explore this region. Chiang Rai was  part of the former Mangrai dynasty and was made a capital…

The extraordinary at Chivit Thamma Da Restaurant Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai city has an affection for things Colonial, and this is the second restaurant that we have been too with similar affluent Colonial styles. Both these restaurants are situated along the same river, the River Kok but Chivit Thamma Da or “The Ordinary Life” in English is quite different in subtle touches and food….

Back to nature at PB Valley Kasalong Restaurant Chiang Rai

First thought in mind is, who would have thought of building a restaurant out in the middle of no where? PB Valley Chiang Rai is full of surprises, much like their sister site in PB Valley Khao Yai that is now a famous location in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima. It looks like PB Valley…

Absolutely Melt in Your Mouth experience in Chiang Rai

    Going to Chiang Rai is like stepping back in time to the old country where there are very few modern buildings, the airport is still small and life is basically on a slow mode . This is great when you want a different atmosphere not too far from the cities and is just…

Where sky meets the sea at the Sky Gallery, Pattaya

A dream holiday always starts better with a great breakfast wherever in the world you may be traveling. It is made all the better when you add in a dash of cool tropical drinks, a sprinkle of early morning sunrise, a whiff of sea breeze and the alluring aroma of delightful fresh oven-baked breads tempting…

A trip to the Marketing Organisation for Farmers (OTOKOR) in Chatuchak

Chatuchak in Bangkok is the place for the famous Chatuchak weekend market and many upcoming wholesale market places for all types of products, food and gift or household items. Not far from the Chatuchak weekend market is the Marketing Organisation for Farmers or better known as OTOKOR. Getting to OTOKOR is easy by MRT train…

Top 10 budget street food in Thailand (Part 2)

Eating on a budget in Thailand is easy if you know where to find the most delicious and tasty food that local Thais go to eat. A simple rule of thumb when looking for the best places to eat local Thai street food is to be observant of the locals and places around you. Sometimes…

Top 10 budget street food in Thailand (Part 1)

What can be more exciting than to seek out the local simple cuisine of the country you are visiting to truly understand the culture and customs. It is no different when you visit colourful Thailand which is rich in many varieties of food from the four corners of the country and each offering a unique…

Chocolate indulgence by the sea shore

The resort city of Pattaya always seem to have something that never fails to fascinate the many tourists and visitors to its shores which is not just for the sun and sea. The area of Pratumnak Hill has many new developments and currently lauded as one of the most prestigious areas to live in and…

Bizarre Foods of Thailand – kung ten or dancing shrimp

  The bizarre foods of Thailand is a series that looks into the unusual cuisine that most of us would not even attempt trying but are considered delicacies and a savoury snack to the locals in Thailand. While it may be unacceptable to some of us, it has to be admitted that though some of…

Bizzarre foods of Thailand – Frogs or Kob

While the frog is not an uncommon dish even by western standards especially in French cooking, it is considered a delicacy in Thailand. The frog or known as “Kob” กบ in Thai has many functions and one of it as a source of fat-less protein. These frogs are found in rice fields or in the…