SONGKRAN -THAI NEW YEAR Songkran is Thailand’s annual New Year festival, and commonly known as Thailand’s water festival. Thai New Year takes place April 13th-15th. Traditionally it is a time for Thai families to get together, with many closing their businesses & heading back to their home village. Celebrations are also filled with religious & spiritual…

HOW TO MAKE PAD GA POW Learning how to make Pad Ga Pow (stir fry spicy pork with basil) is reasonably easy. Even if you are not experienced with making Thai food. It’s one of the most common dishes in Thailand and is often found on restaurant menus and at food markets. It is served…

EATING FRIED INSECTS When planning a vacation to Phuket, it’s unlikely that your first thought is about sampling fried insects. Instead, most people will day dream about the crystal clear sea, beautiful white sand beaches and hot year round sunshine. After all, this is often why people travel to Thailand. But travelling to new countries…

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING ISSUED FOR SOUTHERN THAILAND The Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a severe weather warning from today through until Monday 5 December 2016. The warning has been issued for multiple provinces across Southern Thailand, including Phuket. Areas which have been badly affected already include Chumphon, Ranong, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani,…