Before I start on about my food-ful trip, I shall talk a bit on this spiritual trip we had months ago. Thailand is an amazing country with so much to see and explore. We took a merely 3 hours flight to the northern part of Thailand, to discover the spiritual place that is packed with over 200 of temples in Chiang Mai, either small or big.
Where to get into one’s food and culture when you are in a new place?!
Market is my answer; whether it is night market, wet market or dry market.
Last month I was travelling to Chiang Mai with my bff couple after a long planning and we actually bought the air ticket last year.
When I was in Bangkok, I visited the floating market, chatuchak market
When I was in Hua Hin, I went to their night market and some handicraft market.
And for Chiang Mai, of course must not miss out the MARKETs!
While I was attending my cousin’s wedding in Hai Yai Thailand, I had this opportunity (after my last visit N years ago) to travel around Hai Yai for food and a little bit of shopping. We were brought over to Sane Mai Thai Restaurant for dinner just the night before the wedding. I do hope I provide the correct information as I did not take down any of them, not the restaurant’s information and not even the dishes we ordered.
Bangkok is not just well-known for the congested traffic (on the road) during the peak hours, but also another type of transportation that gives the hectic jam (in the canal); Yes… the canal that full with boats.
Located about 100km southwest away from Bangkok, there is this most famous floating market – Damnoen Saduak Floating market in Ratchaburi Province. On the way back to Bangkok (from Hua Hin), we had this little small sight-seeing activity here.
Have you try celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY) in a foreign country?!
I know most of you will say yes! But what about in a country where CNY is not the celebration for the majorities?
Last year’s CNY, I was with my family; on a history-lecture holiday as well as a beach holiday in Thailand. That’s the Kanchanaburi and Hua Hin of Thailand. For full itinerary of Kanchanaburi, Hua Hin & Bangkok, click HERE!
We had 2-nights-stayed in Courtyard Marriott, at Cha’ am Beach; a four start resort hotel with the ranking at number 7 out of the 45 hotels in Cha’ am on Tripadvisor. We booked it online at half price (Yay!!!) and we were so lucky to have our rooms facing the azure blue sea. The rooms were accommodated with balconies; a perfecto little area to watch the stunning sunrise.
The lobby area… Contunue Reading
When you are travelling in Hua Hin, Thailand, you will find a lot of this sign standing along the road. No matter where you go, you will find this; along the road, or in the postcard, or even made as souvenirs (just like the small tiny one behind this large sign)
One of the famous attractions in Hua Hin is the railway station and it is actually the sign of train station in Hua Hin.
Hua Hin Train Station
The train station is built in the reign of King Rama VI. It is a wooden building with Thai concept and painted brightly in yellow and red.
Very vintage-y feel, don’t you think so???