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Best Phuket Cooking Classes Teaching Phuket Dishes

Best Phuket Cooking Classes Teaching Phuket Dishes

The best Phuket cooking classes range from hands-on lessons in purpose-built cooking schools with dedicated instructors to chefs giving demo-style classes in the resort restaurant. You can learn Thai standards or you can ask cooking instructors to teach Phuket specialties. We’re pleased to see that...
Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket

Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket

Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket? Who would have thought. Certainly not us. But that’s exactly what’s happening down at sleepy Baan Natai in Thailand’s South. You might expect Iniala Beach House, Thailand’s newest and most lavish luxury retreat, designed by some of...
Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Phuket street food in Phuket Town includes everything from crispy savoury pancakes called a-pong to flaky roti dipped in tiny bowls of curry — all delicious outcomes of the Thai island’s deep culinary influences from China, India, Malaysia, Southern Thailand, and beyond. The first thing you...
A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A month on Phuket — sun, sand, sea, and food. That was our focus over thirty days on the Southern Thailand island. When we weren’t eating and cooking, we were squeezing in swims, strolls and surfs. We were out to prove Phuket is more than a beach...
How To Eat Like Locals When You Travel

How To Eat Like Locals When You Travel

How to eat like locals when you travel? There’s an abundance of advice out there: slurp soup from a street food stall, sample home-cooked food at a local home, savour creative cuisine at a secret supper club, or… eat fast food at KFC or McDonalds....
Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

If you’re heading to Thailand, prepare to get soaked! Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year water festival that is big in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and other cities and towns in Thailand where it’s being celebrated from the 13th to 15th April in 2015, although some cities continue to...
12 Reasons We Are Smitten With South East Asia

12 Reasons We Are Smitten With South East Asia

We spent a lot of time in 2011 in South East Asia. Based out of Bangkok for four months while researching a book and working on stories, we bounced across the region on assignments, around Thailand, along the Mekong, and to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia....