Category: TakeMeTour

Bangkok is huge and brimming with all kinds of different activities. Many travelers plan 3 days in Bangkok, especially if it’s their first time. If you’re also a first timer, temples and red-light districts will probably spring to mind, but ever wonder about the hidden gems that are unforgettable in their own ways? Our 3-day… Read more »

No split from bananas! Thais and bananas are good old friends. A banana tree is, literally and figuratively, so fruitful that its dub name ‘The Giving Tree’ is nowhere near an overstatement. For instance, the long and strong banana midribs were play horses for many Thai grandparents. You might need a little imagination. Don’t forget… Read more »

When you are planning your trip to Thailand, you come for sure across some elephant experiences. Riding through the jungle on these majestic creatures must feel amazing. Seeing these intelligent animals drawing and painting stunning images must be impressive. Watching them playing ball games and performing tricks must emphasize their powerful appearance. But are these activities… Read more »

Meet the Local Expert: Have a Green Day

Waking up early for a morning run is far from extraordinary. It might be something you would want to do when at home instead of when you’re on vacation. But what if you get to run with a local runner who has not only a homey vegan café but also amazing but true stories to… Read more »

Meet the Local Expert: Like a Lanna Local

“I want to go somewhere without tourists.” That’s what more and more travelers say these days. Even in a bustling metropolis like Bangkok or in a popular destination like Chiang Mai, there are always less crowded, more local corners. Somewhere you can slow down, appreciate the details that often go unnoticed when rushing from place… Read more »

Cooling Powder: History & How-to

Have you ever heard of “cooling powder”? Summer has come and everyone in Thailand is looking for a way to ease the heat. One of the classic ways for Thais to cool down has been around for almost a century: cooling powder. The History of Cooling Powder In 1932, Doctor Luan Wongwanich bought a pharmacy business and introduced a… Read more »