Thai dessert, Sago with coconut meat (photo: bloggang.com)

Thai Dessert: Sweet Sago with Coconut Cream

Today I come to you with an easy and delicious Thai dessert. It’s sweet sago with young coconut meat which is called Sa Koo Ma Prao On (สาคูเปียกมะพร้าวอ่อน) in Thai. If you love traditional Thai desserts and the fresh taste of coconut, this is the treat for you. Sweet sago (i.e. tapioka pearls) are combined with […]

Ice Sarunyu*

Ice Sarunyu: The Prince of Smiles

Saranyu Winaipanit is a talented young singer who was born in September 1984 in Chainat, Thailand. He is also an actor, DJ and model. His love for entertaining has brought him the nickname ‘The Prince of Smiles’ and of course, he is known as Ice Sarunyu. The Story of Ice Sarunyu His parents are Thai […]

Spirit houses, San Phra Phum (photo: W. Horsch, wikimedia.org)

The Supernatural World in Thai Culture

If you’re familar with Thai culture, you know that belief in ghosts and the supernatural is very prominent. Thus, supernatural beings can be divided into two main groups which are the benevolent and the malevolent spirits. The Supernatural in Thai Culture The benevolent spirits are primarily guardian spirits, for instance the guardian spirit of the […]

Thai-British actress Araya Hargate at Cannes Film Festival

‘Chompoo’ Araya Hargate: Thai-British Actress

Araya A. Hargate, born on 28th June 1981, is a famous actress in Thailand. She was born to a Thai-Lao mother and a British father. Thus, she holds Thai and British nationality. At the age of 17 she was discovered and became well-known after the Misens Motor Show Contest. This was also the time when she […]

Nan is a popular destination for people who like trekking.

Slow Life in Nan Province

Today, I’d like to take you on a photographic journey to Nan province in Thailand. I thus invite you to enjoy the peaceful and serene atmosphere and landscape of this place. Enjoy the beauty of Nan province! Nan Province Nan is a hidden gem in Northern Thailand where life is still slow anf tranquil. Thus, […]

Thai spicy egg salad (photo: cooking.kapook.com)

Thai Spicy Egg Salad: Yum Kai Tom

Today, we are making an easy Thai spicy egg salad that is called Yum Kai Tom (ยำไข่ต้ม) in Thai. This is a simple menu that is also a nice condiment. You only need soft boiled eggs and a few ingredients for preparing the spicy sauce. The sauce is a combination of the four flavours salty, sweet, […]

TuTTi Thai fashion logo (TuTTi, FB page)

TuTTi: Thai Fashion Label

The Thai fashion brand TuTTi was launched by Tutti Wongpuapan in 2007. She studied fashion design at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She got her first designer job at the Bangkokian fashion brand ‘Soda’ and eventually started her own pret-a-porter label as an independent entrepreneur.  TuTTi – Thai fashion […]

Artist Two (photo credit: news.you2play.com)

Two Popetorn – Thai R&B Artist

Popetorn Soonthornyanakij, born 1980 in Bangkok, is a versatile R&B and pop singer who has also done some acting in the TV drama Club Friday the Series and worked as a judge on The Voice Kid Season I. His stage- and nickname is ‘2’ (Two). Hence, Two began making music as a kid around the age […]

Wat Arun seen from the Chao Phraya River, photo: wikimedia.org

The History of Wat Arun

Wat Arun is known as the Temple of Dawn located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Thonburi. It is a very prominent landmark in Bangkok. This temple is best seen from the opposite river bank. The complete name of this temple is Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan. Wat Arun Wat Arun is a […]