As one of Bangkok's top attractions, the Golden Mountain at Wat Saket in the old town is rich in history. Among them is the temple's horrid relationship with massive death and vultures! And here are the secrets of the Golden Mountain of Bangkok!
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Khao Chae ข้าวแช่ is something Thai people eat to cool off during the scorching summer. Preparing Khao Chae takes a village, and doing it right and beautiful is no small act of dedication. So, as eaters, we might want to know more about this special rice and the accompanying side dishes. And also how to eat it properly! It's time now to be cultured!
Looking for a new way to see Bangkok? Here’s a carbon-free boating trip—organised by a biking tour operator—on the tributaries of the Chaophraya River where you can still hear the birds sing.
Khao Chae is a delicious ritual of Thai summer chilled rice, a historic meal that harks back centuries with the origins lying west of Bangkok. Here is the savoir-fair of this meal, sometimes deemed as an acquired taste, that will relieve you the heat from the sweaty summertime.
Staycation is big in Bangkok in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is how local luxury hotels are coping with the situation. We have stayed in three top-tier hotels in the middle of Bangkok, and here is our story.
Ice made their first voyage to Siam back in 1857, via ship, in big slabs contained by crates. To preserve the cool temperatures throughout their Singapore - Bangkok route, each slab of frozen water was painstakingly covered with layers of sawdust. It was not until almost 50 years later, however, that Bangkok was able to produce ice locally. And that was the beginning of the tasty explosions in the forms of Thai ice desserts.