A Thanksgiving Omakase at Sushi Masato

It was my last night in Thailand and my first time out of the country for Thanksgiving. As much as I missed the yummy holiday spread with the family, I was really excited for tonight’s dinner. I would be spending my Thanksgiving at one of the top sushi restaurants in Bangkok, Sushi Masato. A nice…

Hidden Gems: Areesaa Lote Dee

Not too far from the bustling backpacker’s area of Khao San Road, you can find a small hole-in-the-wall eatery serving tasty Thai-Muslim dishes at very reasonable prices. That place is Areesaa Lote Dee อาอีซะฮ์ รสดี. Located near my hotel, I walked down Rambuttri Road and tried to find the entrance using a few pictures from…

Thip Samai: The Best Pad Thai

Sometimes you wonder if a particular dish or restaurant is really worth the hype. One of the most popular Thai dishes is Pad Thai. Afterall, it is the national dish. The classic noodle dish can be found everywhere in Bangkok. I really wanted to find a place that made it extremely well. The dish definitely…

Wat Phanan Choeng

It was my last few days in Bangkok and I had a free day to explore more. I really wanted to see the ancient city of Ayutthaya, so I decided to book a tour with Oriental Escape. I had such a pleasant experience with their car service and thought their tours would have the same…

Lunch at Nara Thai Cusine

While we were right next to one of the most luxurious shopping malls in Bangkok, there was another mega mall not too far away. We took the Skytrain and headed to CentralWorld, another large shopping plaza and complex in the city. It is the tenth largest mall in the world. All the stores and shopping…

Midnight Tuk Tuk Food Tour

I’m always down for a food tour when visiting a new city. It’s a great way to experience some of the most popular eateries and learn more about the local cuisine and signature dishes. I heard about Bangkok Food Tours and decided to book a tour with them for our second night in Bangkok. They…

Bangkok’s Rooftop Bars

It was our last night in Bangkok before heading to Chiang Mai in the morning. I’ve heard great things about the rooftop bars around the city and that they should not be missed. The weather was perfect and we got ready to enjoy a few cocktails at a couple of the top rated places. We…

Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)

Before heading to our final stop, we took some time to honor our birthday Buddha. For a small donation, you can grab a bundle of incense, a lotus flower, and a candle. We lit the incense and candle, and carefully placed the gold leaf on both our birthday Buddha and the reclining Buddha in the…