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Bangkok is still one of the world’s Top Street Food Destinations

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Sydney Office (TAT) would like to assure travellers that Bangkok remains one of the world’s top destinations for street food. This is in light of recent media articles stating that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is to ban food stalls from Bangkok’s main streets. Rest assured, this is not the case! Read More

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Phuket’s best food adventures

Floating in the Andaman Sea off Thailand’s coast, Phuket lures you in with its white sand beaches and ancient temples, but you’ll stick around for the food. In between shaking the sand from your sandals and admiring Wat Chalong, your nose will catch the scent of banana pancakes and noodle soup that wafts through the air. Food is everywhere during a Phuket holiday—nibble by nibble, you can try it all with just a few dollars and a big appetite. We asked the travel experts at Expedia Australia to recommend the best Phuket food adventures… Read More

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Loved up Samui

Guest blogger Carmen Jenner explores the culinary and romantic attractions to be found in Koh Samui.

The night promises all the drama of a tropical storm as palm trees bow to the tumultuous weather gods holding court. Serene skies make way for the approaching monsoon season as the rain pounds sideways into Manathai Koh Samui’s restaurant Waterline. Everyone takes cover as the wait-staff prepare the restaurant for the impending deluge. Read More

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Spice I Am: a taste of Ratchaburi in downtown Sydney

Sydney-based travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith didn’t have to travel far to taste some truly authentic Thai food in Sydney. Sujet Saenkham’s Spice I Am restaurants can now be found in 5 Sydney locations.

Sujet Saenkham’s first restaurant, Spice I Am on Darlinghurst Rd opened in 2004 and this remains ‘home-base’ for Sujet, although he now owns five restaurants and spends his time floating between them. Read More

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Red Sky at night, diner’s delight

Travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith recently sampled the fine dining at Red Sky Centara Grand at Centralworld.

There are many Bangkok rooftop restaurants, but none, perhaps, quite as grand as Red Sky. While it’s not riverside or overlooking one of Bangkok’s grand temples, it is 55 floors up and has 360 degree views of the city – which is particularly photogenic at night. Read More

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From Hua Hin to Bangkok with Not Quite Nigella