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Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River Street Food and Shop Houses Thonburi

Excellent Beef Noodle Soup in Bangkok – Talat Phlu Ocha Lat Ya Road

Talat Phlu Ocha is an old school, no frills shophouse restaurant selling excellent beef noodle soup, located on Lat Ya Road in Bangkok’s Khlong San area which is on the west side of the Chao Phraya River. If you’re staying on the Thonburi side of Bangkok, you have to check this place out, you’d be …

Bang Rak Bang Wa China Town Eating in Bangkok Krungthonburi Pratunam Market Silom Thonburi

5 Great Places in Bangkok For Khao Kha Moo – Thai Pork Leg Stew – ข้าวขาหมู

Khao kha moo (ข้าวขาหมู) – stewed pork leg on rice is my ultimate Thai comfort dish. This isn’t a ‘Top Five Places to Eat’ post, there are far too many shops selling khao kha moo for that. This is a list of five of my personal favourites, in no particular order,  that won’t leave you disappointed. …

Koh Mak Thai Islands Travel

A Mini Guide to Koh Mak – Our Favourite Thai Island So Far

Sometimes when we arrive on a Thai Island, it takes us a few days to get a feel for the place, and with others it’s love at first sight. Koh Mak was definitely the latter. From the moment we stepped foot off the speedboat from Laem Ngop pier, we knew there was something special about …

khao soi Sathorn Street Food and Shop Houses

Awesome Thai Muslim food in Bangkok at Barakat Restaurant Chan 49

For me, there’s not too much in life that’s more comforting than good, home cooked Muslim Thai food so any time I have the opportunity to try somewhere new in Bangkok, I jump at the chance! My usual go to spot for Muslim-Thai cuisine is Muslim Restaurant on Charoen Krung in Bang Rak. That could …

Charoen Nakhon Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River

Duck Noodles With a Difference at Chalawan Khao Man Gai Charoen Nakhon.

As the name suggests, Chalawan Khao Man Gai – จารุวรรณข้าวมันไก่  is known locally for their excellent Hainanese chicken rice but today I’m here to try their duck noodle soup. Duck noodle soup definitely isn’t a rare dish in Bangkok, in fact, on Charoen Nakhon Road alone, I can name a few shops off the top of my …

Eating in Bangkok Krungthonburi Thonburi Wongwian Yai

The Best Pad Thai I’ve Had in Bangkok – Pad Thai Narok Taek Lat Ya

Pad Thai is without a doubt the most well known and most eaten Thai dish in the world outside of Thailand. You won’t find a Thai menu in any restaurant in the UK or Europe that doesn’t include this famous fried noodle dish. It’s just as widely available in Thailand with every hotel, guesthouse and …

Koh Libong Koh Mook Southern Thailand Trang Travel

Koh Mook Guide – A Real Thai Island Paradise

To us, Koh Mook (Koh Muk) in the Southern Thai province of Trang is everything a Thai island should be. It boasts stunning white sand beaches, clear blue seas and is still just far enough off the mass tourist radar that it’s managed (so far) to escape the tourism boom that has plagued the popular …

Koh Libong Trang Travel

Koh Libong Travel Guide – World Class Curries and Sunsets.

If your idea of the perfect getaway is long strolls on a deserted beach, reading a book and generally doing nothing, then Koh Libong in Trang might just be your ideal Thai Island. I love a quiet island; I really do, the popular tourist islands of Koh Samui and Phuket couldn’t be further down my list of …

Trang Travel

Amazing Thai Dim Sum and Roast Pork at Ruan Thai – Trang Town

The Southern Thai Province of Trang Is home to some of the country’s best Island getaways, but Trang Town itself is often looked upon as no more than a stopover town on the way to Koh Mook, Koh Kradan and Koh Libong. I’m here to let you know that as a food lover, Trang ‘City’ …