Thai people have a word for those with frustratingly always innocent and optimistic views of the world. We call them 'beautiful-world people' or 'Puak Lok Suay.' I am definitely not one of those, and this is my not-so-rosy review of Koh Lipe in Satun, southern Thailand. This is a paradise so fragile, it can easily be ruined by an inconsiderate next door neighbour. What can we do better with our environment and human manners?
Tag - What to eat in Bangkok
Exotic, glamorous and steeped in the romance of Art Nouveau, The Loft is a New York inspired bar built on the legacy of the Waldorf Bar and signature drinks derived from the Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book. One of them is the Waldorf Claret Cup - the signature adapted from a century-old punch. This blog shows you all the details.
The best place to savour Bangkok's famous street food is at the Chinatown or Yaowarat. Here's a guide to eat in Bangkok Chinatown night and day.
We spent a wonderful weekend in Had Yai - Songkhla's major trading district that has been the centre of the Thai deep south. The place is unique and packed with great delicious local cuisines.
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...