Siam Rice Cookery

When I first stepped foot in Thailand, I couldn’t handle an ounce of spice… Much to the amusement of S. Yet a few months in I found myself craving the feeling that spicy food gave and hooked on conquering my chilli limitations.     So during our time in Chiang Mai, I booked myself on […]

Elephant Nature Park

The first time I saw an elephant was in Chiang Mai.     I had laid eyes on elephants before then, in magazines and at the zoo – I’d even stood in front of one when I first arrived in Thailand. But it wasn’t until March 2014 when we visited the Elephant Nature Park that I actually saw an elephant… Grazing, wandering, and generally just being, an elephant. […]

Nelly’s Truth

When people go to Thailand, it’s almost a guarantee that seeing an elephant is top of their to do list. Elephant rides, elephant shows, and the obligatory elephant selfie are perpetuated widely and have become the iconic shots of the travelling world, (dis)gracing the covers of travel websites and magazines for decades. But in a […]

Chiang Mai

There are places in Thailand that everyone has heard about, and one of them is Chiang Mai.     Before I’d even set foot in Thailand it was a place that was mentioned regularly, whether it from friends that had travelled there or blogs that I read – it seemed that everyone deemed Chiang Mai […]