What to Eat in Mukdaharn – Famous Bańh Bėo & Bánh bột lọc

Above: Bánh bột lọc – although with a similarity to Thai snack ‘stuffed sago dumpling’ or ‘sago sai moo’ – turns out to be a total different thing. Esan, Thailand – While traveling through the Northeast of Thailand recently, we stopped at the province of Mudaharn and savoured their famous snacks of ‘Bańh Bėo & Bánh bột lọc‘ at a small shophouse just opposite to the...

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กินเที่ยว อุบล + สกลนคร | 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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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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เบื้องหลังสำคัญมากของความเนี๊ยบไร้ที่ติที่ JW Marriott Phu Quoc

ครั้งมากที่เราพบว่า สิ่งที่เรามักมองข้ามคือขุมทรัพย์อันมีค่า และสิ่งที่เราคิดว่าไม่มีอะไร กลับเป็นสิ่งที่มีรายละเอียดน่าสนใจ...

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Vietnam

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) a writer, I always love good stories. So, when I heard that JW Marriott Phu Quoc is a resort built on a great recital, I was totally sucked in. And I like being sucked in sometimes. 😀 Recently, we were in Phu Quoc – Vietnam’s largest island just off Gulf of Thailand – doing a story for Fah Thai Magazine and we got to stay at this resort built on a...

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Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) recently took us to Phnom Penh and we got to stay at the city’s one and only heritage hotel – Raffles Hotel Le Royal. Once the tallest building in Phnom Penh when it first opened in 1929 with 54 rooms as Le Royal, the building has gone through the Khmer Rouge and then some. When Raffles took over the premises in 1995, a thorough and delicate restoration was...

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Royal Khmer Cuisine, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) royal Khmer cuisine that we had tried at Restaurant Le Royal of Raffles Hotel Le Royal proved that Thai cuisine and Khmer cuisine are in fact siblings. Geographically wise, there’s no surprise there, we share the similar region, hence similar ingredients and in fact eating culture. There are a lot of herbs, mixtures of textures and aromas, strong scent of fish sauce...

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Jacqueline Kennedy Heritage Menu, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) of things can be told just by savouring the taste and beauty this splendid and elegant French menu – the exactly same one that used to be served to Jacqueline Kennedy when she visited Cambodia back in November 1967. She stayed at Raffles Hotel Le Royal where she was treated with a new creative elegant cocktail ‘Femme Fatale‘ and a banquet of haute French...

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