Category Archives for Thailand

Sweet potato soup with Thai twist

Have you ever tried to sweet potato soup with lemongrass and coconut milk? If you haven´t, it´s about time you try. This recipe combines sweet potato with traditional Thai ingredients. It is autumn now, and as it´s getting colder, I really feel like something hearty and hot to warm myself when I get home in […]

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Travel Photo – Roti pancake in Pai

Every time I see this photo my mouth starts watering. I stumbled upon this man and his pancakes my first evening in Pai, and every night for almost a week I couldn´t stop myself from returning to the same stall for yet another roti pancake. The banana and sweet condensed milk was my favorite! Photo: […]

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Travel Photo – Meditation point at Wat Tham Yai Prik

Just the sight of this photo gives me some inner piece. It reminds me of the short tour at the Buddhist Meditation Center Wat Tham Yai Prik in Ko Si Chang in Thailand. This photo shows the view from the meditation point at the top of the hill. An amazing and friendly nun showed me […]

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Thai red curry paste

The first time I made a thai curry paste was when I did cooking classes in May Kaidee´s vegetarian restaurant in Chiang Mai in Thailand. That class made me realize that the delicious Thai food is actually very easy to make yourself – as long as you have the right spices and ingredients. The red […]

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Thai green coco-curry

When I visited Thailand several years ago, I discovered how easy it is to cook the tasty Thai dishes through cooking classes of May Kaidee´s restaurant in Chiang Mai. That was a great way of getting deeper into Thai cooking and culture. When I was there, I learned how to make Thai red curry paste, […]

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The long way home.

I left Pai Saturday, and went by bus to Chiang Mai then to Bangkok. In Chiang Mai I met Nina again, she had tried to get a ticket on the same bus all the way, but we ended in different minibuses. So I had company all the way to Bangkok – although we slept most of the […]

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Where to stay: Sun Hut (Pai, Thailand – 2008)

Slow is beautiful. The Sun Hut is peaceful and put your mind to rest, and it is a wonderful place to spend some time. I toatally fell in love with the place and the ambience the moment I arrived. There is alot of plants and trees everywhere, and the bungalows are really beautiful. I think the […]

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Pai – lovely bungalow, swimming pool and True Bee muay thai

I arrived Pai on monday. My plan was to just stop over for a night. I got stuck. I have a really nice bungalow, a swimmingpool 200 metres from where I live, I work out at TrueBee Muay Thai gym every morning, have met some nice people – and I have a really good time. […]

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Where to stay: Cave lodge (Soppong, Thailand – 2008)

Cavelodge is a really great choice if you want to do some hiking in northern Thailand. It is located in the Mea Hong Son province, and the closest stop with a bus is Soppong. From there you can get a motorbike taxi for around 70 baht, or a much more expensive taxi. The cavelodge has […]

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Ban Tham – Soppong. Hiking with the motto “Impossible to get lost!”

I wanted to go to Soppong to visit the Cavelodge, I´ve heard from a lot of people that it is a great place to stay and they have hiking, trekking, caving and kayaking trips. I wanted to go there for trekking for a day or two. I arrived Soppong, and that´s really just a few […]

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