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 […]

Kopi coffee in Phuket town, Thailand - photo by Rob Taylor

What to eat in Phuket

In spite, or perhaps because, of Phuket’s position as one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations, the island’s cuisine is one of the country’s most endangered. That’s not to say there’s no good food to eat – Phuket is packed with restaurants serving international cuisine, and there’s lively street food scene, albeit primarily focussed on […]

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Growing up in Narathiwat (Southern Thailand)

Have you heard of a province named Narathiwat? It is a province in Deep South of Thailand and borders Malaysia. Narathiwat means a place that is full of generous people.  It also has another name in Malayu called Menara. Narathiwat is a small and serene place filled with nature like forests; especially peat swamp forest and […]