It’s Durian season, but why do the locals go Loco over Durian? Known as the King of Fruits in Thailand, Durian is commonly eaten alongside the Mangosteen, the Queen of Fruits. This big spiky, sometimes intimidating fruit, has people waiting frantically for the season to commence.Continue Reading
In Hua Hin, the top hotels are all competing for the tourist dollar. Visitors, both Thai and international, along with the thriving expat community, are all targeted by hotels, along with local cafés, restaurants and bars, all with offers to entice.Continue Reading
It’z the weekend and what specials are on offer in Hua Hin?
Itz Time, formally the X2 Hua Hin Oasis, has not only had a name change, it is also wanting to ramp up their food offerings. This 5 Star Villa Resort is on the outskirts of Hua Hin town, so is it worth the effort to eat here if you are not staying here?Continue Reading
Notable for its lack of spiciness, Northern Thai food is the food of the lush green valleys and cool, forested mountains of the Thai highlands. The former Lanna Kingdom was once the ruler of this Northern region. It was also home to the majority of the ethnic groups of Thailand. Its food is often extremely seasonal in nature and is indicative of the relatively cool climate of the region.Continue Reading
Thais love eating noodle soups and you will find soup shops and mobile street vendors everywhere, though it can sometimes be quite daunting to the uninitiated as to what soup they are making. There are many different types of noodle soups sold all over Thailand, however many travellers may walk past the queue without ordering because of uncertainty as to what the vendor is selling.Continue Reading
If there’s one dish every traveller to Thailand must try, it is Som Dtam; the wonderful, spicy green papaya salad. This dish is fast becoming the Kingdom’s national dish, if not already.Continue Reading