The Black Durian of Chantaburi, Thailand :D

Above: This is not your everyday durian, but the rare and much-coveted ‘black durian’ that fruit orchardists usually keep for themselves and exclusively share with their loved ones. View this post on Instagram The story of the much-coveted black durian of Chantaburi is now on my blog. Link via bio. #durian #thailand #chantaburi #JoyfulChanthaburi #LocalStrength #Thailand #amazinggolocal...

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The Different Sides of Thailand In “One Night Stay with Locals”

Above: Dinner at Ban Sam Chong Nuea community in Phang Nga, south of Thailand. Above: Be at one with waters at Pa Tew Community (Bang Son) in Chumphon. Localism is on the rise as evidently in latest get-to-know local program by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Their newly-launched ‘One Night Stay with Locals’ is packed with 13 new programs that spread from North to South and everything in between. Choose from small villages in Phang...

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Where to Eat 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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ธนาคารปู บ้านปลา ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ | Crab Bank + Fish Habitat in Prachuab Khiri khan

(⬇︎ ภาษาไทย ⬇︎) Local fishermen in Thailand are fighting a losing game against the deterioration of marine ecology caused by destructive fishing equipment and over fishery. In this video, we interviewed two fishermen in Prachuab Kirikhan province. One heads the community’s blue swimming crab cooperative that plays an important role sustaining and increasing the crab populations in the area. Another is a young...

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ร้านอร่อยปราณบุรี | Where to Eat in Pranburi

(⬇︎ภาษาไทย⬇︎) I supposed you’ll feel like a good spree of tasty local seafood when you are Pranburi – an idyllic seaside town about half an hour drive from the more touristic Hua Hin.  So, yes! here are the top three that we highly recommend. We were there several times and still like them all. Pranburi is still local and away from it all, hence their food still pretty much rustic (which we love), super...

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Udom Pochana Pranburi | อุดมโภชนา ปราณบุรี

(⬇︎ภาษาไทย⬇︎) Udom Pochana is a family-style seafood restaurant in Pranburi district of Prachuab Kirikhan, about half an hour south of Hua Hin. It is also perhaps the longest standing in the area. After 58 years at its original location near Pak Nam Pran, the restaurant has now moved and expanded. Now, the restaurant which is run by second and third generations can serve up to 800 guests. Live bands during weekends, mostly...

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Phuket – UNESCO City of Gastronomy

PHUKET, THAILAND, UNESCO CITY OF GASTRONOMY 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 resorts, the...

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K Tai Soi 8 Pranburi | ร้านเค ท้ายซอย 8 ปราณบุรี

(⬇︎ENGLISH⬇︎) ปราณบุรียังคงเป็นเมืองเล็กๆ เหมาะสำหรับคนที่ต้องการพักผ่อนจริงจัง ที่สำคัญร้านอาหารหลายร้านยังคงเป็นแบบโฮมเมด เจ้าของซื้อของเอง ลงมือปรุงเอง...

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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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