Afternoon Tea (Classic Delight) at Up & Above, The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Above: The Okura Afternoon Delight – the classic afternoon tea served in Japanese-style wooden box at The Okura Prestige Bangkok. A real must-try. No need to wait upon the season. 😀 Strangely, but truly, a cup of tea provides an ever soothing solace unlike others. Feeling jittery and overwhelmed? Treat yourself to a good warm cup, a quiet corner, a time to ponder and reflect, and most likely, you are renewed. Emotionally, yes. But...

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8 Things to Do in Bangkok Old Town, Rattanakosin Island | เที่ยวเมืองเก่ากรุงเทพฯ เกาะรัตนโกสินทร์

Recently, I found myself going back to Bangkok Old Town, or the Rattanakosin Island, a lot. I think this is because I have come full circle, and my accumulative readings brought new lights to things I grew up with. So, here I am, trying to get things nice and easy for fellow travellers who are visiting Bangkok, Thailand. Hope you have fun and get the most out of your days here in town. :D

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The Art of Tea and New Lunch Set at 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt, Gaysorn, Bangkok | ศิลปะแห่งการชงชา และ “ชาป่า” ของชาวเขาในประเทศไทย

1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt at Gaysorn - for the first time ever - is featuring purebred Thai teas on their special, limited-time menu. But, these four specially selected teas are far from ordinary, they are parts of the ancient tea trails that draw from southern China down to northern Thailand. Some leaves are picked from tea plants as old as 800 years old.

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Artisanal Pa-Tong-Go in Bangkok | ปาท่องโก๋ทำมือ อร่อยมากๆๆ

What's better than stumbling onto something as great as a real artisanal goodie. Case in point is this delicious deep-fried dough locally known as 'Pa-Tong-Go.' While many places depend on the quick recipe using baking powder, this one still relies fresh yeast made and taken care of overnight. The kneading and deep-frying techniques - passed along from father to son - also add to the extra crunchiness. Yummmmm!!!

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