Monday 26 February 2024

Classic Railway Revival in Thailand



Love trains? Visiting Thailand in March? 

A special train will run from Bangkok to Ayutthaya using historic steam locomotives to mark the State Railway of Thailand (SRT)'s 127th anniversary on March 26.  

Sunday 25 February 2024

Thailand’s First ‘INNSiDE by Meliá’ Unveils Sky-High Tapas Bar’s Menu



Towering over Bangkok’s trendy On Nut neighbourhood, INNSiDE by Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit’s awe-inspiring rooftop tapas bar has crafted an exciting new menu, accompanied with views of both the city … and the bottom of a transparent swimming pool.

Saturday 9 December 2023

Chiang Mai’s Highest Rooftop Bar Launches Exciting New Menu With Green Twist


Meliá Chiang Mai’s 360-degree rooftop bar has unveiled a new menu with dishes underpinned by local sustainable and organic farming.

The highest bar in Chiang Mai, aptly named Mai the Sky Bar, is perched on the hotel’s 22nd floor, affording awe-inspiring views of the Ping River to the city’s east and famed Doi Suthep Temple on the mountaintop to the west. 

Wednesday 15 November 2023

Michelin-approved PRU Premieres Inside-Out Gastronomy Experience


PRU, the only restaurant in Phuket to have ever received the prestigious Michelin star, will give guests front-row seats to the best of Thailand when its new kitchen premieres on November 1.

Helmed by Executive Chef, Jimmy Ophorst, PRU has blazed a trail for sustainable fine dining in Thailand. And the “Inside-Out” experience, housed in a new purpose-built restaurant, dissolves the traditional wall between the kitchen and the dining room.

Tuesday 14 November 2023

Facts on Thailand – a Travel Guide for Beginners.


While researching this blog I was struck by an alarming fact: there are a lot of facts about Thailand that people – yes, including me – simply don’t know. And that’s a fact.

Monday 21 August 2023

Tourism Authority of Thailand promotes low-carbon Amazing Organic Trip


 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting a series of 'Amazing Organic Trip' ideas with emphasis on organic farming activities and healthy gourmet experiences as well as low-carbon footprint initiatives, in line with its ongoing direction to promote and develop high-value and sustainable tourism in Thailand.

Tuesday 25 July 2023

New Banyan Tree Chef Presents the Art of Kaiseki to Koh Samui




After 25 years in Japanese restaurants, a Thai chef finally gets the chance to inaugurate his own rendition of Japan’s most regal meal

Inspired by the unique skill set of executive sous chef Warit Jadpratum, Banyan Tree Samui resort has launched a new “Samurai Dinner Set”, bringing the ancient Japanese culinary art of kaiseki to the beaches of Thailand.

Tuesday 18 July 2023

Thai Folk Tales: Bullfrog Island

The islands, in the rivers of Thailand, come and go. When the rains cease in November, little islands appear. They are eagerly occupied by market gardeners and planted with vegetables. In June or July, the little islands vanish, save for a few unusually solid ones, which last from year to year; but even these seemingly permanent islands may be swept away during a heavy flood.