Trang in southern Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Where to go in southern Thailand

Southern Thailand is one of the country’s biggest tourism draw-cards – it’s the region you see splashed across glossy brochures, and in picture-perfect postcard shots. But there’s more to the south of Thailand than the most well-known destinations – here’s where to head for a real flavour of the south. Phuket Best known for its […]

After You dessert café in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by After You

The best places in Bangkok for dessert

Desserts are big business in Bangkok. Aside from delicious traditional Thai desserts that can be found everywhere from high-end restaurants to local fresh markets all over the city, there’s a seemingly never-ending choice of dedicated dessert cafés – and east-west-fusion trends that come and go so quickly it can be hard to keep up. If […]

Cooking class at The Market Experience at Pak Khlong Talat flower market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by The Market Experience

Our guide to the best Thai cooking classes in Bangkok

  Thailand is famous for its food, so it’s no surprise that most tourists visiting Thailand want to explore the country’s cuisine. The best way to do so is by taking either a food tour or a cooking class. At Expique, we are slowly becoming food experience experts – following the launch of The Market […]

Flat white at Graph Café coffee shop in Chiang Mai, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

The best coffee shops in Chiang Mai

Thailand’s de facto northern capital of Chiang Mai not only has incredible amounts of amazing Thai food, but it also has way more than its fair share of beautiful, design-led coffee shops that are both utterly Instagrammable and that serve up some seriously – and we mean seriously – good coffee. If you’re a wannabe […]

Supanniga Eating Room in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Supanniga Eating Room

The best restaurants on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road

Sukhumvit Road is Thailand’s longest, stretching from the capital all the way out to just short of the Cambodian border in Trat province. For its stretch in Bangkok, where it begins just along from Phloenchit and is tracked by the Skytrain route of the same name out to the border with Samut Prakan, it runs through […]

Thai snacks - photo by Davidlohr Bueso

Our favourite Thai snacks

Thais are well known for constantly grazing throughout the day, rather than settling for three square meals as in many other cultures, especially in the west. As well as more substantial dishes, delicious snacks play a considerable part in the Thai diet – and these are some of our favourites. Kanom krok Hawked at markets […]

Bangkok skyline by night - photo by Nik Cyclist

What to do in the wee hours in Bangkok

Bangkok might be known as a capital that never sleeps – where a million and one different things are always happening in various corners of the city – but increasingly tight enforcement by authorities over recent years can make it seem like Bangkokians are going to bed earlier and earlier. There’s still plenty to see […]

Fruit vendor in Thailand - photo by lynhdan

Nine of our favourite Thai fruits

Sure, it might be Thailand’s show-stopping curries, stir-fries and salads that get most of the glory, but the county also has countless varieties of delicious, exotic and healthy fruits that we practically live for. Some are well known, others much less so – whether you enjoy them in a fruit salad, blend them into a […]

Somtum papaya salad stall in Bangkok - photo by Chris Wotton

The origins and future of street food in Thailand

Thailand’s street food scene is well renowned, and Bangkok is widely regarded as among the world’s best spots – if not the single leading place – for street food gorging. It’s no accident that Thailand is home to such rich culinary traditions, or that the variety and quality of dishes offered by its mobile hawkers […]