16 Jan | Riz | No Comments

Happy Children’s Day Thailand!

This weekend, we celebrated Children’s Day here in Thailand.  This annual day brings families and children out to play, explore, learn and discover.  We at Taste of Thailand Food Tours like to think that everyday is Children’s Day!  Here are some of the great shots of kids on tour with us over the last few …

READ MORE

10 Jan | Riz | No Comments

Suan Luang Rama IX Flower Park

         If you are ever bored with the same scene  in Bangkok, day in and day out, and want to try something different and refresh your mind, then Suan Luang Rama IX could be the best choice for you. It’s a little bit of heaven on earth and the largest green space …

READ MORE

25 Dec | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand Food Tours Guide Spotlight: Khun Noom

Food Specialist & Tour guide, K. Noom Tour guides are the heart of our food tour business and recently Taste of Thailand had the chance to chat with our guide Khun Noom to find out a little bit more about him. -Where are you from originally? – I was born and live in Bangkok, I’m a …

READ MORE

19 Dec | Riz | No Comments

Good Foods to Eat in Cool Weather

It’s officially winter in Bangkok and Thai people and the expat community already started to wear long sleeves. In morning, sometimes a gentle, tender breeze blows and Bangkokians might just switch their morning drink of choice from iced to hot coffee to stay comfortable in this chilly (well, for Thais, at least) weather. Apart from …

READ MORE

12 Dec | Riz | No Comments

Cool Times in Chiang Mai

With this great breeze, cooler temperatures and lower humidity, Thailand has been finally blessed with a dip into cool season!  While many choose to stay in Bangkok and enjoy the different weather and special, quieter time of year, many do run for the hills to really take advantage of the cooler weather and get a …

READ MORE

4 Dec | Riz | No Comments

In Memory of King Bhumibol, on the occasion of his birthday

King Bhumibol Adulyadej (born 5 December 1927) was the ninth monarch of Thailand (Rama IX). He was the world’s longest-serving head of state having reigned for more than 70 years. He was regarded not only as the Father of Thailand, but as a role model for all through his generosity, compassion and sincere love of his …

READ MORE

28 Nov | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand Food Tours Guide Spotlight: Khun Joker

Food Specialist & Tour guide, K. Joker Tour guides are the heart of our food tour business and recently Taste of Thailand had thechance to chat with our guide Khun Joker to find out a little bit more about him. -Where are you from originally? -I’m from right here in Bangkok! -How long have you been …

READ MORE

20 Nov | Riz | No Comments

Thailand Favorites on Ice: Refreshing Drinks

It’s no secret that Thai people love sweets. Well, it just doesn’t apply to Thailand! The love of sweets is quite universal! Every country has their own cultural desserts, cakes, and sweet traditions to celebrate different types of festivals and enjoy the everyday wonders of their cuisine.   One very common way to enjoy sweetness …

READ MORE

15 Nov | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand’s Vendor Spotlight: J.Long

  J.Long is a fruit vendor located at Bangrak area. Taste of Thailand had this opportunity to have an interview session with her last week.   -Where are you from originally?   I am originally from Samut Songkram province.   -How long have you worked here/owned the business?   My family were gardeners, growing Pomelo. …

READ MORE

6 Nov | Riz | No Comments

Bangkok Unseen Part I: Rajamangala Night Market

Welcome to our new blog attraction Bangkok Unseen’s first episode! We plan to keep you in-the-know about places you may not have known about. Rajamangala Night Market is one such place and it’s located in the square right in front of Rajamangala Stadium in the Ramkhamhaeng area near Ramkhamhaeng University. It is open daily from …

READ MORE

30 Oct | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand Food Tours Guide Spotlight: Khun Bella

Food Specialist & Tour guide, K. Bella Tour guides are the heart of our food tour business and recently Taste of Thailand had this opportunity to sit down with our guide Khun Bella to find out a little bit more about her. -Where are you from originally? -I come from SamutSakorn province. My hometown is there. …

READ MORE

12 Oct | Riz | No Comments

Thai Beer Part I: The Famous Brands

Beer is a popular drink of choice, here in Thailand. Whether it’s because of the refreshing feeling during the hot weather or the way that it pairs so well with many local foods and snacks, Thai beer is a great choice! In Thailand, you can also get foreign beers like Heineken, Corona, Hoegarden, Carlsberg etc. …

READ MORE

27 Sep | Riz | No Comments

Talad Rod Fai Vintage Night Market: A great place for your weekend!

Talad Rod Fai (translated as ‘train market’)is an authentic open-air bazaar,  night market, and popular hangout with the city’s hip and stylish. There are two Rod Fai markets, one located on Srinakarinsoi 51, and the other is in the Ratchada area. The markets are not your typical experience, however.  They display items from antique furniture …

READ MORE

31 Aug | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand Food Tours Guide Spotlight: Khun Jung

Food Specialist & Tour guide, K. Jung Tour guides are the heart of our food tour business and recently Taste of Thailand had this opportunity to sit down with our guide Khun Jung to find out a little bit more about her. -Where are you from originally? -Nonthaburi,which is a peaceful city to the north …

READ MORE

24 Jul | Riz | No Comments

Thai Salads: Yum

  Thai salads are most commonly know as ‘yum’. Yum, meaning “mix,” is a hearty dish consisting mostly of meat, fish, or seafood together with many other typically Thai ingredients which may include peanuts, fruit, and herbs. It’s tossed just before serving often with chili fish sauce, sliced fresh shallots or onions, fresh or dried …

READ MORE

14 Jul | Riz | One Comment

Taste of Jungle Food in the city

A favourite hidden gem on our tours is a restaurant is run by Khun Somyot and his family from Song Peenong district, Suphanburi (one of the provinces in Thailand which is very famous for “jungle food”). A former Police Sargeant, when Khun Somyot moved to Bangkok 20 years ago and started this restaurant, the name “Song Peenong …

READ MORE

17 Jun | Riz | No Comments

Taste of Thailand Spotlight: Social Media Intern, Riz

It was the sunny month of June 2015 while I was having my summer break when I came looking for an internship opportunity in Thailand. Locals say that Thailand has only three seasons- hot, hotter and hottest! It’s true because Thailand is hot year-round but extremely hot from April onwards and during June, the weather gets hot …

READ MORE

4 Jun | Riz | 3 Comments

Wa Tow – Historic Chinese Herb Shop

   This store, visited by Taste of Thailand Food Tours on our Village of Love Tour, has a very long history dating back to World War II. The store is run by Mr. Prawit, the grandson of the original founder. Before the war started, Mr. Prawit’s grandfather was a carpenter, then he had an idea …

READ MORE

16 May | Riz | 2 Comments

9 Auspicious Thai Desserts

There are many amazing desserts in Thailand, but today we are highlighting nine special sweets used for traditional ceremonies such as weddings or housewarmings, because of their good meaning.  They are intended as a blessing for the one who receives them. Many of the desserts use egg yolks and sugar, originally brought to Thailand in …

READ MORE

8 May | Riz | No Comments

How to eat Durian

Durian has always had a bad rap. It has a very strong odor and formidable thorn-covered husk. It is not quite welcoming to those who have never tried it before. This king of fruits should not be feared, however! Those who love it, really love it, so why not give it a try? Check out …

READ MORE

© 2020 by SJC Limited / License 14/02740 / Tax ID 0105561140794 Bangkok, Thailand | Privacy Policy & Terms