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Epic mountain bike ride in Chiang Kham

Rico Resort Chiang Kham epic mountain bike ride through unseen Thailand

Rico Resort Chiang Kham is truly off the beaten track by any measure. How many people have heard of Chiang Kham, Thailand anyway? That’s ok, this fork had to check Google Earth first too. And I haven’t found it on many bucket lists either. Most importantly, good hotels in Chiang Kham are hard to find. If you are looking to discover ... Read More »

Rum Jungle Cafe rocks Phuket

Rum Jungle Cafe - Rawai, Phuket serves best pasta in Phuket.

Rum Jungle Cafe – Rawai, Phuket does surprise the casual diner.  Tucked into a loud corner of Rawai’s very busy Sai Yuan Road, the restaurant is the surrounded by a small cluster of nocturnal establishments unique to Thailand’s entertainment industry. Seaside it is not. Yet Rum Jungle Cafe’s funky ambiance and excellent Italian-Mediterranean food earned it a Trip Advisor’s top 20 ... Read More »

Jazz Fest 2014 hangover cure

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014

By She Dog New Orleans Jazz Fest and Krewe d’Agave veterans know a stiff Blood Mary is the first order of daily business. Most participants have likely been out late partying, or hanging by the French Quarter Suites swimming pool consuming copious amounts of quality tequila with Krewe d’Agave. So while Running Fork’s world famous Bloody Mary might take the ... Read More »

Thai train food is funny

Thai train food is good enough fun dinning Bangkok Thailand

Thai train food is edible if you eat early and keep it simple. The Bangkok to Surat Thani train remains popular with travellers to Koh Samui, and chowing down while riding the rails is always fun. Read More »

A Vientiane to Bangkok train story

Vientiane, Laos to Bangkok Thailand by overnight express train

The Vientiane to Bangkok train is a good ride for those with time to spare. Drive out to the Thanaleng Station to ticket directly from the State Railway of Thailand. You'll be glad you did. Read More »

Tha Heua Me Guest House: clean & cheap

Tha Heua Me Guesthouse right on Mekong River recently remodelled fair price good product

Most budget accommodation in Luang Prabang is worn out and ragged. Plus it usually stinks. Tha Heua Me Guest House is a refreshing exception offering clean rooms for a fair price right on the Mekong. Read More »

Lao mountain meat Pho

Pho noodles at the Luang Prabang Morning Market are sweet to eat.

The Morning Market serves up beastly bowls of steaming Pho noodles for 15,000 kip (US$ 2.00). Experience an authentic twist of this local delicacy at a busy stall near Souriyavongsa Road. Read More »

Luang Prabang’s AM market walk about

Luang Prabang morning marketing shopping food

Luang Prabang’s Morning Market (Talat Sao) is a culinary delight both strange and sublime. Feeding the monks helps get up in time to take it all in. Read More »

Luang Prabang ‘YIP’ bus still sucks

Vientiane Luang Prabang bus

Think twice before travelling from Vientiane to Luang Prabang on the so-called 'VIP' bus. It still sucks big time, even if the view remains stunning and Lao food at bus stops rock the ride. Read More »

Khop Chai Deu surprises

river weed is a mighty good feed

Khop Chai Deu in Vientiane is still going strong even if you can’t see Nam Phu Fountain anymore. Read More »

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