Category Archives: Food

Have you ever eaten a tiger ?

For anybody who has lived in or visited Sydney, have you ever eaten a “tiger” ? No, not the big cat but a “tiger” from the famous Harry’s Café de Wheels pie cart. A “tiger” ready to eat ! “Tiger” … Continue reading

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Songkran in Issaan

Well, after a week up in my GF’s home village in Khon Kaen province I have to say that I am glad to be back in civilization ! I have been in and around the North-East many times before, and … Continue reading

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All aboard the slow train to Mahachai

A couple of days ago some friends and I took a trip out to Samut Sakhon, or Mahachai as it is also known. It’s a fishing port about 30 kms from Bangkok, connected to Bangkok by a rickety old railway … Continue reading

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What is red, green, hairy…… and delicious ?

What is red, green, hairy, and delicious ? …Rambutans ! Or  เงาะ ( ngoh in Thai) When I moved to Thailand I had ideas of eating healthily, with lots of tropical fruits everyday. Sad to say, that resolution did not … Continue reading

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Oh for “smellavision”

Oh for “smellavision”, or “scratch-n-sniff” internet …that’s what you need for a post about Talat Pak Klong, or the Pak Klong Market, otherwise known as the flower or orchid market. A long time ago this area was a floating market, … Continue reading

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Eating and walking through the “Village of Love”

One of the oldest and most cosmopolitan districts of this cosmopolitan city is Bang Rak, the Village of Love. Although there is another theory that it was originally named after the rak tree (which sounds the same but is spelled … Continue reading

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