Restaurant – Cafe de Norasingha, กาแฟนรสิงห์ Phaya Thai Palace, Bangkok

CAFE DE NORASINGHA, PHYA THAI PALACE, BANGKOK, THAILAND It is not everyday that you get to have lunch at a palace, and also in this case, a cafe that is the homage to Thailand’s oldest Western style cafe back in the reign of King Rama VI or King Vajiravudh (1910-1925) during which Siam was high on westernization and modernization. The cafe was called Cafe de Norasingha (กาแฟนรสิงห์) then as it is called now. But the...

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Madrid – A Guide | เที่ยวมาดริด สเปน

MADRID, SPAIN (⬇︎ENGLISH⬇︎) มาดริดไม่ได้เป็นเมืองที่สวยงามที่สุดในยุโรป แต่ก็เป็นเมืองที่มีประวัติศาสตร์น่าสนใจโดยเฉพาะที่เกี่ยวกับประเทศเพื่อนบ้านอย่างโปรตุเกส...

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Mercado San Miguel, Madrid | กินทาปาสที่ตลาดซานมิเกล มาดริด

(⬇︎ภาษาไทย⬇︎) It would not be an exaggeration to say that our first and foremost destination in Madrid when we were there last time was not their gorgeous historic/modern buildings, but this fantastic Mercado San Miguel. This is the ultimate ready-to-eat food market smacked in the middle of the Spanish capital, hence pretty easy to access from any where. Just take the metro to ‘Sol’ station which is the central...

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Restaurant – Saawaan Thai Fine Dining, Bangkok

when that Thailand has become a land of degustation menu? I guess since we have loads of aspiring young chefs who are finding a way to showcase their exquisite dishes. Take Saawaan, for example, a new addition to Thai fine-dining that only offers a tasting menu of Thai dishes, interpreted by the two young + female and very interesting Thai chefs. The restaurant is located in Soi Suanplu, just off Sathorn Road. Or Sathorn Soi 3, roughly about...

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India – A Guide to Delhi, Jaipur, Agra | เที่ยวอินเดีย เดลลี ชัยปุระ อัครา

(⬇︎ENGLISH⬇︎) ต้นทางที่เดลลี  – สำหรับนักเดินทางที่กำลังมุ่งหน้าสู่อินเดียตอนเหนือ ทุกอย่างดูเหมือนจะต้องเริ่มต้นที่กรุงนิวเดลลี...

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Top Eats in Phuket City (Local + Peranakan Style) – 9 ร้านอร่อยห้ามพลาดในเมืองภูเก็ต

(ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ) The City of Phuket – UNESCO’s 18th City of Gastronomy – is the island’s preserved cluster of cultures. Old streets lined with Anglo-Portuguese shophouses, charming cafes and museums. Plus, this is the place where you can munch on their tasty Peranakan dishes, which are the local adaptations of Chinese-Malay recipes particularly perpetuated throughout the Strait of...

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Phuket City – UNESCO City of Gastronomy

(ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ)  for a big time foodie like myself, stalking the aisles of super scrumptious local foods in Phuket still feels like running a full-blown marathon. It is exhilarating, euphoric, and yet so never-ending. Allow me to clarify. This is not our first time visiting Phuket and stuffing our faces away. Phuket is our top-listed favourite town. We come for the gorgeous beaches, the superlative...

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36 Hours in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

one’s idea of a glamorous city several decades back, Phnom Penh – or ‘city interrupted’ – is now bursting with fast-expanding urbanization; it surely will captivate those with keen eye to observe a city in major and dramatic transition. You might want to define Phnom Penh today by the numbers of its cool cafes. Or even glamorous restaurants run by some of the best chefs in the world. The signs of hipping-it-up is...

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เที่ยวไทเป จิ่วเฟิ่น ไบ่โถ

สดใหม่ของไต้หวัน ในฐานะเมืองท่องเที่ยวกำลังเป็นที่กล่าวขานกันอย่างไม่ต้องสงสัย เพราะไต้หวันขึ้นชื่อว่าเป็นเมืองฮิป เป็นเมืองแห่งการออกแบบ...

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10 Top Eats of Taipei – A Food Guide

It is so easy to get overwhelmed with the foods in Taiwan. But here are our top eats from our 10-day trip that made us want to go back for more. Taiwanese Breakfast – Forget about eggs and toasts, instead hit the roads and stalk for Taiwanese famous and very unique breakfast which consists of steamed tofu curd served with savoury topping and Chinese doughtnut. Below is the open kitchen of the famous Fu Hang Dou Jiang in Hua Shan...

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Restaurant – ‘Eat Me’ Bangkok

are some factoids about Eat Me – Bangkok’s gastronomic veteran of a Western-style innovative restaurant + bar + gallery: Open since 1998, Eat Me is turning 20 years old this year. An ancient age for a restaurant, but a strong proof that quality and consistency outlive trends, raves, and everything. Eat Me was first listed in Asia’s Best 50 Restaurants since the debut of the awards in 2013, and has stayed there ever since...

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Things to Do in Ubon Ratchathani + Sakhon Nakorn

Following our video on Ubon Ratchathani and Sakon Nakorn above, these are the practicalities and details about how we got there and where to stay, eat and shop in those two Northeast provinces of Thailand. Ubon Ratchathani Ubon Ratchathani (อุบลราชธานี) is about 600 km NE of Bangkok. This center of the lower NE region used to have the largest area on Thailand before big chunks of it were separated into two new provinces:...

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Restaurant – The Ironwood, Chiang Mai

might now be a good and healthy trend that a number of capable cooks are opening up their homes and serve their own delicious time-honoured recipes in remote areas around Thailand (as explained in See.Eat.Spa in Chiang Mai here). ร้าน The Ironwood แม่ริม เชียงใหม่  The Ironwood, tucked deep in the area of Mae Rim about 30-min drive from Chiang Mai city, is a place just that. Owned by two-three Bangkok...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand: A Guide

It’s late March and the scorching summertime climes are in full swing. But Chiang Mai – usually the locals’ destination for the cooler months (if any) – has just proved that it is, in fact, an all-seasons place to be. The province that is dubbed the Thai capital of the north definitely has more to offer when it comes to delicious food, gorgeous, gorgeous temples and award-winning spa destination. This is a short trip of...

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Restaurant – Mei Jiang, The Peninsula Bangkok

(☘TH/EN☘) There are so many reasons that Mei Jiang – the Peninsula Bangkok’s staple for Cantonese fine-dining – got us very excited. After 20 years of its operation that began along with the debut of the hotel, the restaurant is now at a major turning point. Mei Jiang is now welcoming its 3rd Chinese Cuisine Executive Chef. His name is Ball Yau. And his avant-garde cooking style is set to make a new rejuvenating wave in...

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News: Eating + Drinking + Traveling + Spa

Here are the best deals and promotions for the months of March until April 2018 in Thailand. Sakura-Inspired Tonics at Up and Above Bar, 24F, The Okura Prestige Bangkok; Date: 1 April – 30 June 2018; Sakura 75 (Beefeater London Gin + Pol Roger Champagne), Sakura Oriental Tonic (Fever Tree Mediterranean), Sakura Royale (Champagne-based) and Sakura Martini. Also available are series of their Sakura pink virgin cocktails. Drinks start at...

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Restaurant – Villa Mahabhirom, Chiang Mai

(🍀TH/ENG☘) จะให้ยกหนึ่งสถานที่ที่ชอบมากที่สุดในตัวเมืองเชียงใหม่ จากที่เพิ่งไปมาครั้งล่าสุด ก็อยากจะขอพูดถึง “วิลล่ามหาภิรมย์” บูทีคโฮเทลย่านวัดอุโมงค์...

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Restaurant – Reflextions, The Athenee Hotel Bangkok

(⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง⬇︎) is definitely more when it comes to the brunch selections in Bangkok. Most recently –  Reflexions – the fine dining French bistro at The Athenee Hotel Bangkok on Wireless Road just unveiled the latest ‘Social Saturday Brunch’ that aims to wow fine-dining connoisseurs with beautiful and delicious creations assembled a la minute by Chef Roxanne...

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Restaurant – สงวนศรี ‘Sanguan Sri,’ Bangkok

(⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง⬇︎) are quite a few reasons you should stop by and eat beautifully at this old-time Sanguan Sri on Saturday. First, Sanguan Sri – a staple of Thai restaurant that has been around since 1970 – is much more relaxing, hence an excellent option for those who, like me, just cannot stand it’s perpetual craziness during the weekdays. Also, Saturday is the day that it serves a...

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