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Tubkaek Beach Krabi Guide – A Resort Lovers Paradise

When most people talk about the beaches of Krabi, Thailand, the same names always seem to come up. Ao Nang, Railay, Koh Lanta … Ao Nang, Railay, Koh Lanta. Undoubtedly, these are the most visited destinations for tourists heading to the province but are they the best? Every year they are becoming more and more …

Bangkok Old City China Town Eating in Bangkok Rattanakosin

SPECIAL Thai Chinese Herbal Mutton Soup and Hainanese Noodles in Bangkok Thailand

For Chinese New Year today, I found some special Thai / Chinese Herbal Mutton Soup (Sup Pae) and Hainanese Noodles (kuay teow hailam / khanom jeen hai lam) at a shophouse restaurant called Hainanese Noodles – ขนมจีน ไหหลำ. As soon as I saw all the clay bubbling away on charcoal outside, I knew this was …

Bangkok Old City Eating in Bangkok khao soi Thonburi Wongwian Yai

CURRY NOODLES and Northern Thai Food at Khao Soi Mae Sariang Bangkok

Khao Soi Mae Sariang at Wongwian Yai (ข้าวซอยแม่สะเรียง @วงเวียนใหญ่) serves up some fantastic khao soi and other Northern Thai dishes, which can be a rarity in Bangkok. This little shophouse restaurant is a welcome addition to the already amazing local food scene around the Wongwian Yai / Lat Ya Road area, which is around the …

Bangkok Old City Bangkok Temples Cafes wat pho

Escaping the Heat of Bangkok’s Old City Temples at Elefin Coffee

If you are looking for some respite from the scorching Bangkok heat after wandering around famous temples, Wat Arun and Wat Pho, look no further than Elefin Coffee on Maha Rat Road. Located directly opposite The Temple of The Reclining Buddha, Elefin is the perfect spot to grab yourself some aircon and recharge the batteries …

Bang Rak China Town Eating in Bangkok

A Traditional Thai Breakfast – Rice Porridge at Jok Prince (โจ๊กปรินซ์ บางรัก) Bang Rak, Bangkok

I’m often asked ‘what is a typical Thai breakfast dish?’ The truth is, there isn’t really one. Let me explain. Thais eat pretty much anything for breakfast; curry, stir fry, noodle soup…You name it, they’ll eat it! One dish that’s always on the menu at a hotel breakfast, however, is Jok, otherwise known as congee/rice …

Bang Rak China Town Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River Thonburi

Excellent Thai Pork Leg Stew at Jae Pouy Kha Moo Talat Somdet – ขาหมูตลาดสมเด็จ Bangkok

Situated west of the river on Somdet Chao Phraya Road in Bangkok, next to the beautiful Wat Phitchaya temple, Jae Pouy Kha Moo Talat Somdet – ขาหมูตลาดสมเด็จ is a small old-school shophouse that churns out plate after plate of excellent khao kha moo, to a packed crowd of locals, on a daily basis. It gets …

Hat Yai Thailand Thailand Travel

More Than Fried Chicken – 24 Hours Eating in Hat Yai Thailand.

The Southern Thai City of Hat Yai is a food lovers paradise. Said to be the birthplace of Thai southern fried chicken, no self respecting Thai food lover could afford to miss the opportunity to sample Hat Yai Gai Tod first hand. It would be like visiting Naples without eating a pizza! There’s far more …

Cafes Eating in Bangkok Nakhon Pathom Over The River

Amazing Floating River Cafe 45 Minutes From Bangkok Thailand – RIVA Cafe Nakhon Pathom

Had a stressful week? Can’t face the weekend crowds of Chatuchak Weekend Market or another crowded Sky Train to the shopping malls? Try heading out to Nakhon Pathom for a relaxing day by the river, or should that be RIVA, that will have you feeling like you’re on a mini break. The Riva Floating Cafe …

Eating in Bangkok Lad Prao

Excellent Boat Noodles at Kuay Teow Ruea Trakhun – Ladprao 101

So, my friend Rosie had decided that she had to go to a place called the Rabbit Cafe, which as the name suggests, is a cafe full of rabbits. To say I wasn’t keen is an understatement, but eventually, I caved and found myself in a taxi, heading all the way out to Lad Prao, …

Charoen Nakhon Eating in Bangkok Street Food and Shop Houses Thonburi Wongwian Yai

Pad Thai Narok Teak – Officially Bangkok’s Best Pad Thai (Sort of)

Pad Thai Narok Taek, located on Lat Ya Road in Bangkok has long been my favourite spot for Thailand’s most famous noodles and now they’ve been given the title of ‘Bangkok’s best pad Thai’ in a blind taste test by a panel of Thai and western bloggers and foodies (including myself) at the Market Experience …