Chinatown, Bangkok – Drinking and Dining

For amazing food, hustle and bustle, old timey vibes, and hipster bars, Chinatown “Yaowarat” in Bangkok, Thailand is the place to go.

For our anniversary, Tyler took me on a staycation to Chinatown where we stated at the Shanghai Mansion Hotel. Appropriate since we met in China more than 10 years ago.

We roamed the streets and found that Soi Nana is the perfect location for a pub crawl with dozens of awesome bars along one short block.

Thanks to Travelista for publishing my Chinatown guide. Read about it here! 

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Artisan Cheese Making – Feta at Home

Feta Cheese Classes

Bangkok is such a cool, diverse, and fascinating city. It is a place where an expat can easily fill every day with a new experience, from fruit carving to Muay Thai, tattoo schools to photography classes. This city attracts the artistic, the adventurous, and the weirdos, and many of those choose to share their experiences with others.

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DIY Mooncakes – They’re Edible, It’s Lunacy!

No one likes mooncakes. This is a simple fact of life in China. Every year I am gifted several boxes by employers and business associates (jk, I don’t have those). Every year, I re-gift them to my ayi and my mechanic. Every year, I get the distinct feeling that they are going to pass them on to distant relatives. It is the cycle of the mooncake. I am quite certain that—in the history of mooncakes—no one has ever eaten one, ever. Continue reading “DIY Mooncakes – They’re Edible, It’s Lunacy!”