Cooking Pad Thai in Chiang Mai… Anyone visiting Thialand does a cooking class – It’s a tourist classic. But if you’re not doing it with Thai Farm Cooking School then you’re doing it wrong. The Course Details Cost: 1300B per person (approx. $40US) Inclusions: Pick-up at your hotel. Quick stop at Ruamchook Market for a quick … More Pretending we can cook at Thai Farm Cooking School
The last time I snorkelled was in Iceland and I think I explained in a previous blog how much I enjoyed it. Since then, however, I’ve focused on diving – something I always wanted to do, but never did until I moved to Dubai. While in Koh Samui, Thailand my mom and I decided to … More Snorkelling with a crowd in Thailand
I am not an active person. I have never been “sporty”. My first kayaking experience was in Dubrovnik, Croatia and I thought to myself “I kind of like this”. Fast forward 15 months to my mother and I in Thailand. Specifically, we’re on Ko Phaluai. According to our guide, Leo filmed scenes from The Beach here, … More Kayaking in Thailand (a tale of not hurting ourselves or others in the process)
Being lost in a foreign country isn’t exactly fun. You can fool yourself into thinking it’s an adventure for a little bit, but as the sun gets hotter and the weather more humid, the whole experience is no longer whimsicle. When the complimentary hotel shuttle dropped us off in front of Central Festival, I was … More Is this it? Trying to find Chaweng Market
Wherever you look in Ayutthaya, there is a tuk tuk. These small, 6-passenger vehicles serve like taxis to the locals and tour buses to those visiting the historic city. Although seen as a tourist trap by some, I found these little vessels an authentic way to travel around the outer ring of the city. Cost … More Tuk Tuk-ing my way through Ayutthaya
How adorable. Located on the outskirts if the city of Ayutthaya, Thailandis a cute floating market, filled with delicious food and casual shopping. Unlike other floating markets, trading in Ayutthaya does not happen from boat to boat, but from permanent shops that are floating on the water. I happened upon the market as a suggestion … More Wander onto the Floating Market of Ayutthaya
When I was planning my trip to Thailand, I was so positive that I wanted a quiet, relaxing holiday instead of the booze-fest it easily could have been. For that reason, I decided to spend my first few days in Ayutthaya before I meet my wonderful mother in Bangkok. The journey to get here should … More What have I done? First thoughts of Ayutthaya, Thailand
Only a couple of weeks to go before I head for Thailand! I’m taking my mother along and leaving my hubby at home… I’ve probably planned this more than any other trip and yet I still feel like I’m flying by the seat of my pants on this one! To be honest, I think that’s … More Thailand’s Calling!