3 May | Riz | No Comments

Boonsap Desserts: Classic Thai Desserts in The Village of Love

While our tours focus on delicious Thai food, it’s the stories behind the food and the people who make it, that really bring our tours to life!  We’ve decided to share some of those stories and personalities with you through our blog, starting with a real gem:  Boonsap Desserts. On our latest jaunt through the …

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20 Apr | Riz | No Comments

Beat the Summer Heat, Royal Cuisine Style!

A few weeks ago, we mentioned Kaow Chae, in our post about regional Thai foods. Being that it is truly the hot season now, this is a “must try” dish when visiting Thailand in summer, especially around Songkran time!   Originating from the Mon people, this dish, considered Royal Cuisine, is traditionally found in abundance …

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10 Apr | Riz | No Comments

Celebrating Songkran: Traditions & Festivities

The Songkran Festival is the celebration of the Thai New Year in mid-April (13-15), the hottest month of the year here in Thailand. Having fun (Sanook) is a part of Thai culture and during Songkran, Thai people enjoy themselves and play friendly water fights as part of Songkran’s ‘fun’ activities. But this is not all, …

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28 Mar | Riz | No Comments

Thai Herb Refreshing Drink

Thailand is very hot country, as you know. We have only hot and very hot seasons. We are coming upon the month that is typically the hottest month of the year in Thailand, April. So, how do we stay cool here? Besides the usual staying in the shade, fanning ourselves and eating ice cream, refreshing …

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15 Mar | Riz | No Comments

Local Thai Food from Four Different Regions

There are so many very famous Thai foods such as Tom Yum Kung, Phad Thai, and Papaya salad (Som Tum). However, those well-known foods are not all we have in Thailand! I would love to tell you more about different kinds of food from other regions and provinces in Thailand. Let’s start from the North …

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7 Mar | Riz | No Comments

Our Great New Ayutthaya Adventure

W e are excited to announce that Taste of Thailand Food Tours has finally launched “The Great Ayutthaya Adventure”, our full-day food and cultural tour to Ayutthaya! Ayutthaya is the ancient capital and modern city in the Central Plains of Thailand, 85 km north of Bangkok. It is the Capital City of the Province of the same …

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23 Feb | Riz | One Comment

Coming Together Over Food: A Banquet for the Senses in the Countryside of Chiang Mai

   Living in the city, It’s rare that you get a chance to experience the quiet of the country, an uninterrupted view of the sky and the sounds of nature.  In an effort to get outside of our regular life, we ventured out into the countryside of Chiang Mai, driven in the back of a …

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10 Feb | Riz | One Comment

Chinese New Year : Places to visit in Bangkok

It’s Chinese New Year – what a great time to enjoy the tastes of sites of Bangkok’s Chinatown! Located in the Yaowaraj district of Bangkok, Chinatown is full of Chinese traditional shops, foods, and flavor. Chinese New Year is one of the most vibrant events in Thailand. It’s widely celebrated all over the country.  The …

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25 Jan | Riz | No Comments

Low Fat Thai Foods for New Year 2016

Are you a health conscious foodie? Do you love to eat Thai food? Do you want to begin your food journey with “Low Fat” Thai Foods for this year?Then we have written this blog article  for you! Thai foods are a great choice for the diet-conscious and those who love to keep fit. Personally, I …

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11 Jan | Riz | 5 Comments

Thailand National Children’s Day (Wan Dek)

Children are the future of a country and in Thailand, they are considered the most valuable resource of the nation. There is a Thai saying that states, “Children are the future of the nation, if the children are intelligent, the country will be prosperous.” Like other countries, Thailand observes National Children’s Day (Thai: วันเด็กแห่งชาติ), celebrated here …

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28 Jun | Riz | One Comment

Don’t Waste Your Food!

  Can we imagine how many foods are being wasted every year throughout the world? According to a recent report by UNEP and the World Resources Institute (WRI), about one-third of all food produced worldwide, worth around US$1 trillion, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems. The amount of food lost or wasted …

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7 Jun | Riz | No Comments

A Culinary Journey with Gaggan Anand

In June, CNN’s ‘Culinary Journeys’ follows Chef Gaggan Anand of Bangkok’s Gaggan, as he takes us on a Culinary Journey to his home town, Kolkata in India. Anand has seasoned his reputation in Bangkok, one of the world’s culinary capitals. His eponymous restaurant in the Thai capital reinvigorates Indian cuisine by incorporating modernist cooking techniques. …

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7 May | jacob | No Comments

3 of our Favourite Foodie Floating Markets

Travellers dreaming of Bangkok often have a visit to one of the city’s many floating markets high on their list of must-dos. Yet floating markets in and around the Thai capital offer more than the obvious photo opportunity of the canal-based traffic jams of Thailand’s past. Many are also prime eating territory, serving up the …

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1 Apr | jacob | No Comments

Our New Food Walking Tour Around Bangkok’s Chinatown

You might have already seen our exciting announcement via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, but if you missed it… we have launched our latest walking food tour in Bangkok’s Chinatown! The Chinatown Food Crawl initially runs on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays as the sun sets and the streets come to life! This vibrant area is touted …

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22 Mar | jacob | No Comments

Popular Bangkok Attraction: Wat Arun

Wat Arun is one of the most famous and most loved temples in Bangkok, and with good reason. It is certainly one of our favourites in the city. The full name of the temple is Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan named after the Hindu god Aruna. Built in the Khmer style, Wat Arun features a central prang …

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8 Mar | jacob | 2 Comments

Five Different Ways To Travel Around Bangkok

There are various different ways to travel around Bangkok, either by joining one of the more unique tour groups (such as our own of course!) or by using one of the many forms of public transport. Each brings with it fun and a guarantee of an experience. This is our pick of the best ways …

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13 Feb | jacob | No Comments

Where To Spend Valentine’s Day 2015 In Bangkok

Just in case you have missed the red heart displays in window shops and the tables full of heart shaped boxes of chocolates we have a newsflash for you: Valentine’s Day is on 14 February and it’s the day of the year you are expected to go overboard in showing your nearest and dearest how …

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1 Feb | jacob | No Comments

How To Spend 48 Hours In Bangkok

Bangkok is an amazing city, with everything from historical temples, to green leafy parks , to the most fantastic markets to some of the best food you will have the chance to experience for pennies. Day One Insider Tip: Book a hotel in walking distance to a BTS station or ensure your hotel has a …

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24 Nov | jacob | 4 Comments

Focus on Thai Dishes: Pad Krapao

A real Thai classic Pad Krapao ( which means basil stir-fry) topped with, or served over, a crispy fried egg with a slightly runny yolk. Most of the street vendors around Thailand will serve krapao as it is a very popular lunchtime dish – indeed it is a joke in many offices when you don’t know …

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24 Oct | jacob | No Comments

Best (alternative) rooftop bars in Bangkok

The lights! The sights! The dizzying feeling of being on top of the world! Everyone loves a rooftop and Bangkok is full of them. It seems like every fancy hotel has a swanky bar at its summit, from the excruciatingly elegant (and aptly named) Vertigo at Banyan Tree to the achingly chic Park Society at …

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