Tag: Chiang Mai

To the Rose of the North

To the Rose of the North

Never particularly enjoy being bussed to & from a flight but that’s how this one begins at Suvarnabhumi. And after the ride passengers have to climb up two flights of metal stairs in the heat to reach the plane. Couldn’t see any easy access, so this would be quite a challenge for the elderly, anyone … Continue reading To the Rose of the North


Riverside dining

Friends who live here may wrinkle their nose and sniff, “Tourist trap.” But I don’t care. I was determined to have one meal at an old favourite restaurant, The Gallery, the setting for – the start of – many a great evening in the past. I insisted on eating there last year also, and wasn’t … Continue reading Riverside dining

Culinary crime #3

Thailand has great food, everyone knows that. And you don’t have to travel to Thailand to find first-rate Thai food either. So, when you’re in the country itself, it’s reasonable to have certain expectations … put it this way, you certainly don’t expect to be served dishes containing frozen mixed vegetables! But that’s what happened … Continue reading Culinary crime #3