Category: Thailand

how to be a tourist in your own home

how to be a tourist in your own home

How, you ask? By cooking! 2020 has been the year of no travels. Quarantine gave me more time on my hands, so I used that time to cook different dishes from around the globe. Some were attempts to recreate my favorite dishes I’ve eaten during my travels, and some were dishes from places still on … Continue reading how to be a tourist in your own home

26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

I’ve grouped these into what I think is probably legit, somewhat legit, and most likely for tourists.  Legit 1. Khao Soi - fried egg noodles in a coconut/curry broth. This dish can be found in Northern Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar 2. Boo Paht Pong Karee - fried crab in chili/curry powder 3. Nam Prik - … Continue reading 26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

18 things i learned in the 12 days i spent in thailand

18 things i learned in the 12 days i spent in thailand

April is the hottest month of the year. We went from 3/31 to 4/13 and there were days where it was uncomfortably hot, almost unbearable. We chose this month because of Songkran, so if you don’t mind missing this holiday, I’d recommend visiting during a different month. Chiang Mai is SIGNIFICANTLY cooler, since it’s up … Continue reading 18 things i learned in the 12 days i spent in thailand

what it’s like to celebrate songkran in bangkok

what it’s like to celebrate songkran in bangkok

Songkran is the Thai new year, which is celebrated each year on April 13 - 15. Traditionally, people pour water on each other, which symbolizes the washing away of sins and bad luck. Today, this means taking to the streets with buckets and water guns to celebrate the holiday. I always wanted to experience this … Continue reading what it’s like to celebrate songkran in bangkok

what it’s like to pet/feed/bathe an elephant

what it’s like to pet/feed/bathe an elephant

Elephants are almost synonymous with Thailand, and there are two types of tourists: the ones who ride them, and the ones that don’t. I’m not judging the people who ride them, because I was probably leaning towards that at one point in my life. But as I did more research, I discovered that the elephants … Continue reading what it’s like to pet/feed/bathe an elephant