We visited the fringes of Ayutthaya and found its ancient expat communities so vivacious. No doubt that this is where the famous golden Thai desserts were first introduced.
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I'm in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya again. This time, following the trail of a friend, a sweet-toothed me found myself climbing the famous Prang of Wat Ratchaburana, where most of Ayutthaya's major treasures were looted and then retrieved. With the misery deaths of the thieves, of course.
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.
UNESCO has this year declared Doi Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai to become the latest UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Now that Thailand has five biosphere reserves stretching from the north to the upper south, it is time to look back to the beginning of it all. Here's to Thailand's very first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Sakaerat Environmental Research Station (SERS) in Wang Nam Khiao District of Nakhon Ratchasima.
We can really measure the trends of the foods throughout the different phrases of our time. Here comes the period of Pla Lin Ma (Soleidae), a once for-nothing fish caught up along the shores, that is now gaining recognition among eaters, me included, who love their delicate cottony flesh and crispy to crunch bones. Yumm!
Ayutthaya - the ancient capital of Siam - is only a stone's throw from Bangkok, making it a perfect day-trip destination. Here is my half-day itinerary that will take you off the beaten track but still immersive with the city's historical charms to prove there are a lot more to explore over there.