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Tropical Sunset in Baan Amphawa, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

February 2nd, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – I’m in Amphawa for Discover Thainess. This is the view from my resort dock on the Baan Amphawa Resort & Spa. It is incredibly beautiful here in Samut Songkhram. I will be posting more photos from here in the next few days, then I’m going to RatchaburiNakhon Pathom!

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How to Make Thai Coconut Palm Sugar, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

February 1st, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – While I was in Samut Songkhram, I attended an 1 hour, private how to make Thai coconut palm sugar — a famous quality product of Samut Songkhram.

A place where palm sugar is made is called “Tao Tan”. Before white sugar crystals became ubiquitous, Thais generally sweetened their food with sugar made from the sap of the sugar palm or coconut tree.

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Hello Maenam Mae Klong, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

January 31st, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – Hello! This time we were on the Mae Klong river, Amphawa region - Samut Songkhram. It’s the region famous for it’s palm sugars and Thai traditional lifestyle.

I enjoyed the privilege of a water taxi transfer from a local restaurant to a home producing palm sugar, compliments of Discover Thainess and I love wooden-boats so very much, there couldn’t have been a better introduction to Samut Songkhram for me.

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A Thainess Lunch at Mae Klong River, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

January 30th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – While we were in Amphawa, Samut Songkhram, I went out to Mae Klong river lunch with my friends.

We arrived at 12.15pm and the view was amazing!

It’s a very pretty place. We shared a huge of delicious Thai foods. This is what we ate.

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Visiting Ban Phaya So, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

January 29th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – When I was in Amphoe Amphawa, Samut Songkhram. Very beautiful, not built-up and cool fresh air!

I visited the home of a local farmer-cum-artist or Ban Phaya So and I saw how the coconut plant influences his life. ‘So’ or a fiddle is a local musical instrument of the Central Region. Ban Phaya So is a house of the alto fiddle (So U) maker who combines the art of traditional Thai music with carving.

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Making Thai Ceramics at Baan Pinsuwan Benjarong, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

January 28th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – I have heard so much about Samut Songkhram, but I’ve never been there before. It is about 72km from Bangkok, and it is famous for its rich culture, historical buildings and amazing food.

When I was in Samut Songkhram. I visited Baan Pinsuwan Benjarong, a home-industry producing exquisite ceramics which are hand-painted in colorful ancient era motifs.

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Morning Life and Simple Pleasures in Bangkok, Thailand

January 27th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – When I was in Discover Thainess, we woke up at 6.30am and headed out for a fitness and breakfast. Cup of coffee. Thai fried rice. Breakfast was lovely.

We sat in our favorite pool. This is the second time I’ve stayed at Novotel Bangkok Platinum while visiting Bangkok and I hope it’s not my last. Came back to our room 2202 and took a bathtub festive for 1.5 hours. It was a really really nice start to the day.

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Superblogger at Novotel Bangkok Platinum, Thailand

January 26th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – Novotel Bangkok Platinum, located in Bangkok’s fashion district is a hotel I know quite well. Discover Thainess!

Novotel Bangkok Platinum is situated above Platinum Mall, a few minutes walk from Central World Shopping Center, Siam Square, MBK, Pratunam market and BTS stations. Blending comfort and technology, the hotel is the perfect choice for your next holiday or business trip.

Here’s how my recent stay at the Novotel Bangkok Platinum went.

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A Lovely W’DANK Blogger Luncheon with The Travel Junkie

January 25th, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink – I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Nutrifood W’Dank Blogger Luncheon – explore the warmth of Indonesia through exotic culinary with The Travel Junkie at the Plataran Dharmawangsa in South Jakarta, with the actual gathering.

The venue was wonderfully decorated. I walked around and I felt like I was in a Sundanese-classic movie set or a period play…

The event was a W’Dank Bajigur tasting, combined with my ‘explore the warmth of Indonesia’ slides, and special lunch.

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Riverin’ and Loving Life

January 24th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – Life has been pretty damn good lately. Discover Thainess!

We’ve been hanging out at the river a lot. We organise to go with 6 or 7 bloggers from around the world.

Happy travel bloggers. Laughter, smiling and playing wonderfully. Thai ceramic handicraft. Puppet Show. Offer food to the monk. Organic farm, Thai dance. Spa. Exotic food.

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