Today it’s hard to tell that the Khao Lak area of Thailand was the hardest hit place in the country during the Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004. The lush area, which is surrounded by national parks, is the western elbow of Thailand’s serene deep south that juts out into the Andaman sea. Windy roads through […]
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Your friend’s tales of jaunts abroad can’t ever exclude their adventures trying (or attempting to try) exotic local foods. These aspiring Bourdain-to-be’s are all too ready to dish the details on the delicious, the disgusting, and the downright bizarre to many of us. But the shock value of what we see in a lot of […]
I joked on instagram about the wanting to be a street food hawker at local restaurant Chua Kim Heng this past Halloween. Each day the rush of customers tensely glance over at the men wielding oversized Chinese cleavers. The cleavers are a fitting match for the serious looks the men don as the restaurant crowds, and would be equally […]
I couldn’t be upset when they came around to close earlier than the advertised 4AM. But hell, let’s be honest, I’m always stunned to find tasty food in Bangkok after 10pm. The late night restaurant choices in Bangkok are pretty dismal normally. Maybe that’s why I get so excited about Thai khao tom restaurants, where you […]
Chonburi may be the easiest province to explore from Bangkok. The motorway between the provinces means you can be there in an hour, a feature that’s not lost on expats and tourists eager to forego Bangkok for Pattaya. The popularity of the route between the two cities, along with having the crowd distracted by bright […]