Taste of Thailand Food Tours Guide Spotlight: Khun Jum
Tour guides are the heart of our food tour business and recently Taste of Thailand had the chance to chat with our guide Khun Jum (WATCHARAPORN PONPAI) to find out a little bit more about her.
Where are you from originally?
How long have you been a guide?
I have been a tour guide for 10 years.
What do you like most about your job?
I love having the opportunity to show visitors the truly Thai perspective: the unique culture, stunning architecture styles, Thai foods, and beliefs.
What is your favorite Thai food?
Spicy red curry and spicy sweet basil with meat.
What is your favorite place in Bangkok?
The museums and temples!
What do you like to do in your free time?
I always try to learn more and more to gather more knowledge and ability to be a better guide.
Three things you couldn’t live without?
1. Friends, 2. Work, and 3.Merit making.
If you could travel anywhere in the world to try the food, where would you go? Why?
Thailand! After working for a long time on a cruise line around the world, I do realize that Thailand is the best place for food, with different types of curries, spices, desserts, and ingredients from nature.