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15 Things to Eat in Bangkok Chinatown, Thailand

As always, Bangkok’s Chinatown is one of the best places to find good food.  Besides the uber affordable food, the most extraordinary part is you find gourmet ingredients such as bird’s nest and fish maw, prepped on a mobile cart by the roadside. Thanks to my bestie, Kat from SpoonSpatulaSaturday, we went on a gastronomic adventure and tried more things than we could stomach and still wished to try more.   You will be able to find most of the food featured in the post along the main road of Chinatown, Yawarat Road, except for No. 8, which is hidden in a small lane.    Continue reading

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Cabbages & Condoms Restaurant @ Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages and Condoms, two most unrelated items are put together in the naming of a restaurant – the Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant in Bangkok.  The restaurant is run by a non profit organization – Population and Community Development Association (PDA) which focuses on family planning and AIDS/HIV prevention with Mechai Viravaidya as the mastermind behind the organization, who is also dubbed as the condom king.    Continue reading

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Maeklong Railway Market @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Maeklong Railway Market is an hour and a half’s drive from Bangkok; it’s located in Samut Songkhram Province, the smallest province in Thailand.  The market seems like any typical wet market in Thailand selling local produces.  But the vendors here lead a much more dramatic life than any other market vendors because the train runs through the market a few times a day.  Within minutes before the train arrives, the vendors shuffle for life, move their things away, pull down the umbrellas and make way for the train. Some tourist brochures even term this market as “Risky Market”!    Continue reading

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