One of my favourite breakfast options in Chiang Mai is honey-roasted chicken and bamboo sticky rice. The sticky rice is cooked inside segments of bamboo and is slightly sweet..
206 days ago
Our Chiang Mai experiment has ended. We have packed up our house and left Thailand’s “rose of the north”. Miss M and I are heading for France via Cairo..
389 days ago
Chiang Mai is street food heaven. During our six months in Thailand’s “most splendid city of culture” we ate very well. We discovered many Thai dishes we’d never heard.
390 days ago
It’s a bit over six months since I quit my job in Singapore and dropped out of the rat race for a more relaxed life in northern Thailand. Not.
393 days ago
A squirt of water makes most people squeal. And after squealing, what else is there to do but laugh at your loss of dignity? And so Songkran, the Thai.
398 days ago
Continuing our bittersweet farewell tour of Chiang Mai, we decided to hit some of recommended tourist hangouts in the old town. We found overpriced and underwhelming food in most.
401 days ago
Our relationship with Chiang Mai has changed. We are no longer exploring this exotic city, known as Thailand’s “rose of the north”. We are saying goodbye. We are retracing.
404 days ago
Our family holiday plans are in tatters. Darling Man’s Schengen visa application was rejected. We don’t quite know what to do next. There was a note stuck to Darling.
411 days ago