Chiang Mai

Thai chicken or pork rice

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 [...]

Doi Suthep ดอยสุเทพ Chiang Mai- beautiful Chedi & flower gardens

Towards year end and now, flowers are fully bloomed in Chiang Mai. Especially in the highlands area, you can see various types of flowers in full bloom. The flowers are very beautiful during year end if you visit Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai (เชียงใหม่): Below are photos taken from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep วัดพระธาตุดอยสุเทพ in [...]

Great varieties of Thai food อาหารไทย at shopping complexes

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 [...]

Where to get good books to learn Thai and dictionary

Having lived in Thailand for sometime, I find the best books that teaches us about the Thai language and good Thai dictionaries can be found in the following places: Hualampong train station in Bangkok (there are a few bookstore near the waiting area- good Thai language books are available there) Some bookstores that also sell [...]

Chiang Mai Bus Station อาเขตเชียงใหม่

From the main bus station in Chiang Mai, you can buy tickets to travel by bus from Chiang Mai to places like Bangkok, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, and other towns. Notice the red vehicle that you see above- it is equivalent of a public bus- the locals travel using the red vehicle above. There [...]

Food and water in Chiang Mai International Airport

The 7 Eleven stores scattered almost everywhere in Thailand would be a good place to get some nice bread for you to take to the airport for you to eat if you are budget conscious of the price of food in the airport. Usually in Chiang Mai airport, I would have my meal at Black Canyon Coffee- [...]