Maeklong Railway Market and Delicious Chili Sauce (Day 10)

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Bang Khon Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม) – Day 10 After a hard rainstorm the day before, I woke up to a beautiful morning in Bang Khong Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม). Our hotel, Chantara Resort, was right next to the river, and the morning sunshine reflecting over the calm water was so peaceful and […]

Grandma’s Massaman Curry in Ayutthaya (Day 8)

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Day 8 – Ayutthaya, Thailand There are few things in this world greater than Grandma’s cooking. And I’m talking about Grandma from Mexico, Grandma from Ethiopia, Grandma from China, Grandma from Italy, Grandma from Thailand etc. Restaurant OR Grandma? I’ll go for Grandma! Thai Massaman Curry (มัสมั่นไก่) Honestly I’ve never been the biggest fan of Thai massaman […]

The Best Freshwater Prawns of My Life in Ayutthaya (Day 7)

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Day 6 – Bangkok to Ayutthaya After a long Day 6 in Bangkok, we woke up and left even earlier (4:30 am) on Day 7. The van picked us up at home in Bangkok, and we drove out to Rangsit (รังสิต a suburb on the edge of Bangkok). The van dropped us off at the Rangsit railroad […]

Lahpet Thoke – In Myanmar, You Can Eat and Drink Tea

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In most of the world, mention the word “tea”, and it’s immediately recognized as a beverage. In Myanmar however, mention tea, and it can be associated with either a drink, or a food. Along with the ever-present dish of mohinga, lahpet thoke (လက်ဖက်သုတ်), or Myanmar (Burmese) tea leaf salad, is one of the most well known and […]

11 Fun Things To Do When You’re in Yangon, Myanmar

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Yangon is one of Myanmar’s most busy and exciting cities… …And I think it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves; It’s a city that’s full of character, with so many interesting things to do, see, and eat. This list of attractions doesn’t include everything there is to do in the city, but I think it’s a mixed-bag list of attractions […]