Fruit Bats of Chachoengsao

Fruit Bats of Chachoengsao

Exploring the provinces surrounding Bangkok is something we really enjoy doing and have been doing increasingly more of.  Partially because we have less time for travelling further afield and because of the easiness of getting to these places.   Within 3 hours drive of Bangkok are some great hidden gems worth visiting. One special place … Continue reading

Food Friday – Moo Manao – Lime Pork Salad!

Food Friday – Moo Manao – Lime Pork Salad!

If you are a fan of lime then you’ll love this salad.  It consists of three basic ingredients  – Pork, Lime and Cabbage, which doesn’t necessarily sound appealing but they combine together to make a mouth watering salad that is simply irresistible.  My taste buds tend towards enjoying sour flavours – I’ll take a ice lemon tea … Continue reading

A secluded spot on Koh Samui

A secluded spot on Koh Samui

When seeking out a location for our 2013 Christmas Holiday you might think we were a little strange that Koh Samui wasn’t our first choice.  Our idea of Samui was an island with too many big fancy resorts, lots of shops and parties and not enough casual relaxing beach space.   We enjoy the simple … Continue reading

Monday Madness – The Long Bangkok Winter!

Monday Madness – The Long Bangkok Winter!

Over the last couple of days I’ve finally realized that Bangkok is departing it’s long cool winter and I’m a little annoyed.   I’m annoyed because I’m no longer used to 31 degree heat.  Now I’m sweating as I walk down the street, I feel hot all the time and I just want to hide in … Continue reading

Lopburi – a must do Monkey experience!

Lopburi – a must do Monkey experience!

If you love Monkeys then you’ll love Lopburi.  If you like Monkeys but prefer them not to be not climbing all over you or in close proximity then probably you’ll have a lot of fun in Lopburi trying to keep your distance. The old town of Lopburi is almost exclusively run by a large troop … Continue reading

Why I learnt Thai and why you should too!

Why I learnt Thai and why you should too!

Why I started Mid last year after being in Bangkok for almost a year I decided that I should finally enrol myself in a Thai language course and really start to improve my language skills.  I’d been putting off enrolling in a course because I never really knew how long I’d be in Thailand for, … Continue reading

Handmade lollipops in Bangsaen

Handmade lollipops in Bangsaen

Imagine palm trees, lapping waves, sand between you toes and eating a whole lot of seafood, with that image you have Bang Saen Beach.  We’ve written about Bang Saen before but what we forgot to mention was the delicious hand crafted lollipops you can find there. Located in a not so ideal place, next to … Continue reading