Month: March 2016

ARRIVING AT THE MOKEN VILLAGE, SURIN ISLAND | THAILAND

ARRIVING AT THE MOKEN VILLAGE, SURIN ISLAND | THAILAND

Last year I had a spontaneous trip to the Surin Island National Park in the South of Thailand, and this trip has and will surely remain my Top 10 favourite trips of all time. Accompanied by my childhood friend and her freediving instructor, I hopped […]

MY ISLAND ADVENTURE TRIP–AN INTRODUCTION

MY ISLAND ADVENTURE TRIP–AN INTRODUCTION

Have you ever wondered how it is like living on an island 60Km, off-shore with no electricity, water supply network or phone reception? Last year I visited a sea gypsy village near to where my friends and I stayed for our getaway.  I never knew […]

NEVER AN AVERAGE LUNCH AT WHALE’S BELLY

NEVER AN AVERAGE LUNCH AT WHALE’S BELLY

Who says fine dining only comes at dinner time?

This was my excuse: it was my birthday and hence I could spoil myself with something nice–something special.  Whale’s Belly did not fail to impress before and so we had always intended to come back.  My parents and I arrived at noon and were greeted by very attentive staff with big welcoming smiles on their faces.

Cozy lunch table in a pleasant and quiet environment. Photo Credit: Readme.me by Fatty Uncle
Cozy lunch table in a pleasant and quiet environment. Photo Credit: Readme.me by Fatty Uncle

A young and charming waiter seated us, carefully placed the napkins on our laps and handed to us the menus.  He informed us that the dishes were carefully crafted by their Executive Chef Mr. Mai Apirawit whom–after having collaborated with a number of 3 Michelin star chefs in restaurants around the world–was named “The Winner of  IRON CHEF, Thailand 2014”, by IROHA CHEF Thailand TV program. (more…)