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Cafe Amazon provide similar food and drinks like Starbucks and Coffee Bean but at half the price. Usually when travelling along the highways in Thailand, there would be large petrol station stops in between which you would also find 7 Eleven, clean washrooms and occasionally Cafe Amazon. Cafe Amazon does not have their own menu [...]

Amphawa  อัมพวาdistrict is located about 1.5hrs drive from Bangkok. It consists of lots of canals and surrounded by rivers. There is a river market located in the district. I am sorry as I do not know how to get there via public transportation, since on both the occassations I was taken there by my friend. [...]

Mae Salong is one of the beautiful scenic highlands in Thailand well known for its tea plantation and Yunan settlers. It is located near Chiang Rai and Mae Sai (the Thai-Burmese border). If you travel to Mae Salong, your trip will not be complete if you don’t make a stop at Sweet Mae Salong Café….especially [...]

You can find stalls selling duck, chicken and pork rice almost at each busy street in Thailand. The price is reasonable and in some stalls like this, the worker ensure prepare the food in hygenic conditions. Above: Generally, they would cook the pork in huge pots like this. One thing though, usually the gravvy has [...]

One of my favourite Thai snack is mieng kham เมี่ยงคำ as below: Clockwise- starting from the leaf: betel/sireh leaf but my host plant it by the river and it is plucked fresh white plate consisting of minced ginger, garlic, lemon, small green chillies sliced ginger- fried the black sweet sauce Take everything and put on the [...]

When visiting Thailand, I always take buy coffee from roadside stalls like this: Sometimes the coffee or latte taste delicious, sometimes it's normal. But the price of a small cup of latte cost only between 20 to 35 baht.  Still, it is worth to try out. After I was staying in Thailand for a while [...]

When you are in Thailand, try out the grilled chicken sold in food courts or by the roadside. So far, each time I eat it's simply delicious and not too expensive. If got chicken wings or drumsticks, the taste usually will not disappoint you.

Most major shopping complexes in Thailand have food courts like the one at Central Plaza in Chiang Mai below: From there, you can go around, eat and drink to your heart's content. Usually, there are English food labels and the staff there would at least be able to speak a few words of English. Even [...]