The Different Sides of Thailand In “One Night Stay with Locals” | โปรแกรม โฮมสเตย์ ทั่วไทย

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 Nga or Chumphon if you fancy the sea. Or pick one of the communities in Lampang or Chiang Rai if you want to explore the northern terrains. The new website ‘One Night Stay with Locals’ catalogs key features...

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ร้านอร่อย อ. ห้วยยอด ตรัง | Eating Guide to Huay Yod District, Trang

Hope you’re a big foodie enough to venture out of Trang town for an eating spree so originally local and enticing.  Huay Yod is a tiny two-lane district about 30 k.m. north of Trang town, and the fact that the area is packed with great foods still surprises me. My friend, Muay, a Trang native, was so busy calling her friends, asking for recommendations. Like many other places in the province, good things in Huay Yod are private and people there are too happy to keep them so. You have to know someone who knows someone to get to the gist of the local eating. The above picture is the place where Muay’s friend took us. From the outside...

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ร้านอร่อยจังหวัดตรัง | Eating Guide to Trang, Thailand

Since my previous blog was already on Trang’s sea and what to eat over there in Pak Meng and Kantang area, this episode, we will focus on the food in Trang’s town.   Trang is not a big place, and it doesn’t attract a whole lot of tourists. Having said that, you’d notice that the ratio of good restaurants per capita is quite extraordinary. This is because Trang people are born foodie on their own right. They eat to live, and if you know some of them, you’d know that I am just stating the truth. Also, the culture of eating in Trang expands to the way they organize funerals. Funerals in Trang are usually a week-long...

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