Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas | รีวิวเชอราตันวิลล่า ปราณบุรี

Above: A bright day in Pranburi. Our pool villa is glowing under the morning sun. We started our recent road trip to the south by making a two-night, do-nothing stop in Pranburi. For those who are looking for a serious vacation, the one that would make you think of nothing, even the guilty feeling caused by some lingering, unfinished works, Pranburi would be the place I’d recommend. The place is about an hour south from Hua Hin, but with the world-away peace and quiet and enough local deliciousness that will make you feel immensely fulfilled. Above: Our pool villa. Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas – as the name suggests – is a...

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R.HAAN – A Thai Fine-Dining On Thonglor | รีวิวร้าน “อาหาร” เชฟชุมพล

Above: A ‘samrab‘ of Thai meal means a set of assorted savouries to be shared over a plate of steamed rice. Usually, the selected savouries compliment each other in tastes, hence making the entire meal rounded and wholesome.  R.Haan (pronounced A-harn that means ‘food’ in Thai) is a new Thai fine-dining restaurant located on an inner corner of Thonglor Soi 9 – the prime corner where myriads of other restaurants used to exist before in this high turnover piece of property. But instead of putting in another Italian or Japanese eatery into this expat-dense area, R.Haan is offering a cuisine that both locals and...

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Pure + Natural Attractions of Chantaburi, Thailand | เที่ยว กิน ชมธรรมชาติ จันทบุรี

Above: This video highlights Chantaburi’s beautiful nature, captured during our recent ‘Pure Nature’ trip to Chantaburi with the TAT.  So we were in Chantaburi in September. Which, as everyone might have already taken note, was an offseason for this tropical fruit haven. The Tourism Authority of Thailand is now promoting ‘second-tier’ provinces, trying to boost awareness for the smaller, on-the-fringe destinations. Among them is Chantaburi – a seaside town on the East Coast, about 3-hour drive from Bangkok. So what would you do when the famous fruits are not available? You might want to hit the waterfalls...

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Front Room – Thai-Inspired Nordic Cuisine, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok รีวิวอาหาร ไทย นอร์ดิกที่ ห้องอาหาร Front Room

Above: Chef Fae, Rungthiwa Chummongkhon – Chef de Cuisine, Front Room, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok at mise-en-plâte.  [September 2018 – Bangkok ] This is perhaps the most exciting and innovative cuisine that has recently landed on the Bangkok territory. Front Room at the newly-opened Waldorf Astoria Bangkok on Ratchadamri Road is the first of its kind to offer a Thai-inspired Nordic cuisine that, when you look around, there is not much to make a comparison. Or even a reference. Read about Front Room’s Vegetarian Menu here. Read about Front Room’s Latest Seasonal Menu (released August 19) here. As far as the real distance...

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