Ban Kru Bua Museum

A lifelike walk through time at the Ban Khu Bua Museum in Ratchaburi

One thing about Thailand is that there is a museum for almost every kind of historical or even non-historical moment. It is no different in Ratchaburi, however this particular museum in Ratchaburi which is dedicated to the Thai Yuan community is a little different from the others. Continue reading A lifelike walk through time at the Ban Khu Bua Museum in Ratchaburi

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The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

Thailand is one of the largest consumers of coffee in the world. Therefore the introduction of coffee plants into Chiang Mai was a way to meet the market demand for the beverage. Original seedlings were imported from South America and other countries and acclimatized to the conditions in the hills of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. Hill tribe farmers were taught how to grow coffee plants, harvest and turn the produce into coffee grains for beverages. Continue reading The aromatic trail of hill tribe coffee in Chiang Mai

Krua Sukhothai Restaurant Chiang Rai

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 city by King Mangrai in the year 1262 CE. Today … Continue reading Authentic Lanna dining at Krua Sukhothai Restaurant Chiang Rai

Grilled Frog

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 jungles under damp conditions and are of the bullfrog variety … Continue reading Bizzarre foods of Thailand – Frogs or Kob