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An Awesome Two-Week Thailand Itinerary

In 2002 I visited Thailand for the first time. I vividly remember the moment that I walked out of the airport in Bangkok. The suffocating heat engulfed me in a way that I’d never experienced before in my life. It was the first time I’d travelled outside Europe, the first time I’d visited a temple, […]

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And the Liebster Award Goes to…

Whilst I was busy finalising the arrangements for my Cologne holiday (getting everyone checked in online, printing boarding passes and ensuring the cancelled Rail Network strike was still cancelled) and frantically trying to finish the three writing assignments I’d optimistically accepted just days before we were due to fly, I came upon a tweet in […]

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Lampang: The Northern Thai City that Time Forgot

Despite only being 37 kilometres from the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre (the only government-sponsored elephant centre in Thailand), this charming city in northern Thailand sees very few visitors. Yes, you’ll hear backpackers drop the names Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pai, or even Mae Hong Son into conversation but if you happen to mention that you spent […]

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More fish sauce? Thai culinary delights with crazy Joe!

Ever since my first visit to Thailand in 2002, its distinct, aromatic, but simple flavours have stayed with me, and Thai food remains my favourite cuisine.  Chilli, ginger, lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, fish sauce, palm sugar, soy sauce, and garlic – an amalgamation of ingredients that scream “Thailand!” I learnt to cook with these […]

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