A Traditional Thai Breakfast at a Homestay in Chumphon

A Traditional Thai Breakfast at a Homestay in Chumphon

It took a while for us to show any sort of enthusiasm for rice soup (khao dtom) or rice congee (jok) for breakfast in Thailand. What’s to like about a big bowl of bland looking and seemingly tasteless mushiness? We’d rather have our normal fare...
Smile Koh Mak Thai Cooking School

Smile Koh Mak Thai Cooking School

Some people view cooking as a mundane, domestic chore and definitely something not to do while vacationing. But what if we told you that you could have your cake curry and eat it, too, without having to go shopping beforehand or clean up afterwards? In fact,...
Cheap Eats at Chiang Mai Gate Food Stalls

Cheap Eats at Chiang Mai Gate Food Stalls

If you’re in Chiang Mai, you might find yourself at the Chiang Mai Gate food stalls situated on the south side of the Old City’s square moat. It’s a pretty popular spot to dine at by both visitors and expats and is often recommended as a thing to do...
How to Eat Thai Food 101

How to Eat Thai Food 101

With friends visiting from out-of-town, we thought that now would be the perfect time to explain how to eat Thai food. Although we won’t be diving into the intricacies, we’ve brushed up on Thailand’s utensils, condiments, and dining etiquette, which...
Taste Testing Five Unusual Thai Snacks

Taste Testing Five Unusual Thai Snacks

The other day we were feeling a bit goofy, and might we add, curious. So we went into our local 7-Eleven and instead of walking past the prepackaged Thai snacks like we normally do, we decided to do a bit of a taste testing experiment. Why not try out some typical,...
Cost of Grocery Shopping in Thailand

Cost of Grocery Shopping in Thailand

Although it’s not the most exciting topic, we admit being pretty intrigued by grocery shopping in Thailand before moving here. Things we wanted to know included: How much does produce cost? Is meat really butchered in front of our eyes or is it in a pretty sterile...
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