Wet Feet and Royal Eats

Chiang Mai is up-country.  Many Thais and expats prefer the laid back atmosphere of this charming city to the bustle and buzz of Bangkok.  My girlfriends  came to travel Thailand so we decided to head North for a bit of excitement.  But we didn’t go for the cool and quieter side of Chiang Mai…oh no,…

Tangy, Fishy and Curiously Intriguing

As I was walking down the street tonight on my way to pick up my regular evening salad, and thinking to myself, “Should I have cucumber? Long Bean? or papaya tonight?” I spotted a newcomer.  Or at least, she hasn’t been there since I’ve had my eagle eyes on the road. She was an older…

The Perfect Papaya Salad

Thailand has a seemingly endless variety of food stuffs to wade through.  On my block alone, every 2.5 steps there is a different street vendor–one sells roasted bananas, another rocks a cleaver preparing a Hunan chicken dish, while a young lady sells a fresh veggie soup made to order and her neighbor rolls out sticky…

The Other Version of Bangkok’s Weekend Market

I’ve been to Thailand more times than you can count on two hand.  I love traveling the world, but somehow, someway, I always seem to end up back in Bangkok.  Sometimes I’ll blame it on the fact that it’s just a great hub city.  I can catch a flight to most places in Asia from…

blow your budget in bangkok

not really.  you can easily sleep, use public transportation and eat to your heart’s content for $10-$$15 a day.  and eat well you will. south east asia is easily my favorite place to eat in the world (thus far, but i still have quite a few countries to knock off my list!). eating street food…