After spending 4 hours in the markets of Chiang Mai with Gade, owner of Elliebum, my taste buds are turned on and my confidence increased when it comes to feasting on Thai street food. If you are in Chiang Mai and are interested in the origins of the food, history of the city and tasting new foods […]
Helmets clicked on.
The engine revved.
My hands are tightly wrapped around Josh’s belt.
The open road before us.
Only 130 kilometers to go…
Name: Lub d Hostel – Silom Where: Silom, Bangkok, Thailand When: March 2012 Price: 350-700 baht / person / night Who helped us? [Service] The front desk at Lub d was always full of smiling faces. You were always greeted as you entered and the mass amount of information available was so helpful. Maps outlining where […]
I found myself in a sea of people with a bright orange sticker that said “Phi Phi” on it in big letters, which we later coined as a “sucker sticker.” About 50 people were on the beach in the morning with me waiting for our boat to the island of Koh Phi Phi from Railay […]
Prior to arriving in Railay I had heard two things about the island. The beaches on the west side were breathtaking and the “beaches” on the east side were full of mangroves and dirt. I had no idea what to expect and when I finally arrived after 2 flights and a long overnight bus trip […]
I admit it. I’m a fraud when it comes to anything and everything related to Thai food. My tom yam soup has come from the frozen aisle of Trader Joe’s and my pad thai has been take out from the Thai restaurant down the street. Lanta Thai Cookery School took a gamble on a Chicago […]
It started with the good. We took our flight to Singapore from Bali to connect and go on to Bangkok. In Singapore we were lucky to enjoy the Cathay Pacific Sky View lounge where we caught up on the lack of food from the last 24 hours and enjoyed the coffee and other beverages. We […]