Thailand
Easy Thai Recipe - Pad See Ew Gai - Broad Noodles Stir-fried with Chicken and Egg

Easy Thai Recipe – Pad See Ew Gai – Broad Noodles Stir-fried with Chicken and Egg

This is one of my favourite Thai dishes – definitely in the top 5. In fact, I cannot visit Bangkok without having this dish of chewy noodles, chicken, scrambled egg and kailan stir-fried in black soy sauce. Along with any other items on my agenda like shopping or...
Read Chubby Hubby - Recipe for Thai Krapow Gai (Chicken with Holy Basil & Chilies)

Read Chubby Hubby – Recipe for Thai Krapow Gai (Chicken with Holy Basil & Chilies)

                      There’s only one thing to say about this recipe – it is the closest I have ever come to replicating my favourite dish from when I lived in Bangkok, Thailand. I used to eat at a local...
Best Sushi in Bangkok? Isao Sushi

Best Sushi in Bangkok? Isao Sushi

I miss living in Bangkok. I miss the Thai food, the Thai massages and the beaches. But one of the things I miss most is Isao Sushi. Sushi???? As one of the most missed things from Bangkok? Yes, indeed! Quietly tucked away 150 meters down on Sukhumvit Soi...
Easy Recipe for Thai Iced Tea

Easy Recipe for Thai Iced Tea

When I moved to Thailand some years back, I eyed Thai Iced Tea suspiciously for several weeks before I decided to try it. It was probably the strange orange color, bordering on nuclear in appearance. But once I actually tried it, there was no turning back. The creamy...
Why detox? A talk with Karina Stewart of Kamalaya Koh Samui

Why detox? A talk with Karina Stewart of Kamalaya Koh Samui

I have done a detox program a few times. I always feel so great afterwards I think I will never go back to my old ways. Unfortunately, it’s typically a matter of days not weeks before I slip back into the same old same old. And so I...
Shop like a Bangkok Local - MBK Mall for DVD's, Fake goods, Thai products & more

Shop like a Bangkok Local – MBK Mall for DVD’s, Fake goods, Thai products & more

For many people, Bangkok is a shopping destination. There are so many expansive and extensive malls like Emporium, Siam Paragon, Gaysorn and CentralWorld selling everything from high street, mainstream brands to Prada, Gucci, LV and the usual suspects among luxury brands. People travel from all over the region to find...
Meet the Chef - Thailand's Own Celebrity Chef, Chef McDang

Meet the Chef – Thailand’s Own Celebrity Chef, Chef McDang

There is nothing ordinary about Chef McDang and his rise to become one of the world experts on Thai cooking. Born into the Thai royal family, Chef McDang followed in the family tradition to go overseas to boarding school at 12 years old. Later he enrolled at Georgetown...
A Guide to Koh Lanta, Thailand – What to Do and Where to Eat, Sleep and Drink

A Guide to Koh Lanta, Thailand – What to Do and Where to Eat, Sleep and Drink

A guide to one of the most relaxing and chill islands in Thailand If you are looking for an island in Thailand where you can enjoy some of the best of the Thai beach scene, here’s why Koh Lanta should be on the short list. Lesser known than...
Biking in the Bangkok Jungle

Biking in the Bangkok Jungle

I never go on group tours, I hate having others show me around, and I can’t stand being spoon-fed culture. So what am I doing perched atop a borrowed bike with a group of European tourist zipping along the busy streets of Bangkok?
Authentic Italian Thin Crust Pizza & Pasta in Bangkok at Limoncello

Authentic Italian Thin Crust Pizza & Pasta in Bangkok at Limoncello

My favourite thin-crust pizza in Bangkok The first week I was in Bangkok a friend took me to Limoncello. Having just moved from New York, I was impressed by the authenticity of the thin crust pizza being served. I hadn’t expected to find this in Bangkok and frankly...
Thai Cooking Course in Bangkok – Bai Pai Cooking School

Thai Cooking Course in Bangkok – Bai Pai Cooking School

A wonderful little cooking course in a Thai-style outdoor kitchen Thai food has become one of my favourite international cuisines. And unlike French or Italian where there are many competent executions in various cities around the world, I find Thai food a bit lackluster when not in Thailand....
Bootcamp Workouts in Asia – Our weekend at Asia’s Biggest Bootcamp

Bootcamp Workouts in Asia – Our weekend at Asia’s Biggest Bootcamp

We got on a plane and flew to get our ass kicked military style. Was it worth it? You bet! I used to do a bootcamp workout when I lived in Bangkok through Fit Corp Asia. A friend at work told me about it…in retrospect I am not...