Samut Sakhon

Lockdown in Thailand and news

There are currently 5 provinces on lockdown in Thailand due to the surge of covid-19 cases. There are Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Samut Sakhon and Trat. There have been reports that people with IC indicating they are from Samut Sakhon were denied boarding for flights and buses. So, for those from these provinces would need [...]

Porto Chino shopping and 24 hours food court

Porto Chino Samut Sakhon

Porto Chino is located along the Rama II expressway/ highway 35. It houses many restaurants, eateries and a food court. It also have a co-working place where you can rent meeting rooms or just hang out to do your work (an increasingly popular concept for those working from homes and digital nomads). There is a [...]

Delicious coconut cream chiffon cakes (BB Bakery)

Sponge cake with coconut cream

In Thailand, you can find an interesting variety of cakes and if you know where the search, the taste is comparable with well known bakeries in the West but you only need to pay a fraction of the price. Sometimes local ingredients are being used to add in a unique flavour that is hard to [...]

Delicious Thai Longan

Longan in Thailand ลำไย

If you love longan (pronounced as lamyai ลำไย in Thai), you would be be able to find the most delicious longan in Thailand, specially those grown in the province of Samut Sakhon: Longan is one of my favourite fruits and I look forward to eating it each year. Longan session falls around end November to early [...]