Street Eats, Thailand: Mango Sticky Rice or Dried Crickets?

Street Eats, Thailand: Mango Sticky Rice or Dried Crickets?

Introducing our new series called “Street Eats”, where we cover our favourite street food from around the world! Come along as we review some of our favourites (and some of our not-so-favourites) and leave your favourite street eats below, in the comments section!

Street Eats in Thailand

Today we take a look at Thailand, one of my favourite all-time holiday destinations, for me -and my taste buds! It’s no secret that Thai food tops the charts when it comes to flavour and variety of cuisine. From Mango Salad and Pad Thai to Tom Kha Gai and Satay, there are countless flavours to explore whether you’re in the North or South, exploring the jungle or basking under the sun on some of the world’s best beaches. When it comes to eating on the streets, you can get your hands on just about anything your heart desires but when it comes to the best of the best, my vote goes to…

#1 Street Snack in Thailand: Mango Sticky Rice

My absolute favourite street food in Thailand is Mango Sticky Rice – bar none. It is the most tantalizing dish I have ever eaten and may actually be the best street snack I’ve ever had. Ever. Continue reading “Street Eats, Thailand: Mango Sticky Rice or Dried Crickets?”

Thailand Chronicles 2008: Welcome to Bangkok

Thailand Chronicles 2008: Welcome to Bangkok

In 2008, I had the great fortune of arriving in Bangkok, after an amazing few weeks spent exploring Singapore, Malaysia (Malacca, Panang and Kuala Lumpur). After a long (but wicked fun) overnight train from Penang (Malaysia), I finally arrived in Bangkok. Humming One Night in Bangkok by Murray Head as I pulled into the original sin-city, I was eager to see just where my feet would take me. As it turned out, they took me on a trip that would change my life forever.

“One night in Bangkok and the world’s your oyster…

The bars are temples but the pearls ain’t free…

Thailand, 2008:

Let me just say one thing: I am in big big big trouble. I love Mango Sticky Rice! Oh and Pad Thai, and spring rolls and and and. Thank goodness the amount of clothes for sale are equal to, or outnumber the types of yummy food that line the crowded streets of Bangkok. I’m sure I’m already a plus size in Asian, post-Bangkok I may have to get all my clothes tailored!

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