Bombay Palace Vegetarian Restaurant, Surawong, Bangkok

Bombay Palace has been one of out favorite places to eat vegetarian food in Bangkok for many years. The old restaurant shut down because the land is being redeveloped but they’ve opened up at another location just around the corner. Bombay Palace is small family run restaurant that only seats around 15 … Read more

Tennen Toufu Japanese Restaurant, Sathorn

Tennen Toufu is a small Japanese restaurant in Sathorn, just a short walk from Chan Road. As the name suggests, this place specializes in tofu dishes. The make all the tofu themselves on the ground floor of the restaurant, and you can see all the machinery behind a glass partition. It’s quite … Read more

Chiang Mai To Chiang Rai By Bus, Train & Taxi

Chiang Mai

The main method of getting from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai is via bus, with Greenbus Thailand being one of the most popular buses for tourists. If you don’t want to get the bus, you can get a taxi, although that is much more expensive. Trains travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, … Read more

The Bangkok Hotel Where Burt Reynolds Stayed

Bangkok Hotel

There is a hotel in Bangkok near Democracy monument that played a small part in the black and white spy movie Operation C.I.A. This is the movie that starred a young Burt Reynolds, who stayed in Room 607. Click here to book a room at Hotel De Moc. Thai Hotel opened in … Read more

A Guide To Bangkok Supermarkets

If you’re looking for a supermarket in Bangkok, you’ll be spoilt for choice. There are high-end supermarkets such as Gourmet Market, well-known names such as Tesco Lotus and Big C, and the ubiquitous 24/7 stores such as 7-Eleven and Family Mart. We’ve lived in Bangkok for years, so here is our comprehensive … Read more

Where To Do Your 90-Day Report In Bangkok (In Person, By Post, Online)

All foreigners living in Thailand need to report their address to local immigration every 90 days that they are in the country. This is usually done by visiting your local immigration office, with most (but not all) provinces also allowing reporting by post. If you’re staying in Bangkok you’re in luck, because … Read more

Bangkok To Hua Hin By Train

Getting from Bangkok to Hua Hin by train takes around 4 hours, and this is a journey that many Bangkokians make, especially at weekends. Hua Hin is around 229 km from Bangkok by train and is the most popular seaside resort that is easily accessible from the capital. We’ve visited Hua Hin … Read more