My resolve to not give to beggars is severely tested by one particular elderly woman, sat each day outside the On Nut branch of Tesco Lotus. Her slight and fragile frame reminds me of my own grandmother. Continue reading
Chris Wotton is a twenty-something travel addict currently based in Bangkok, and writing about local food and culture in Thailand and beyond. Happiest off the tourist trail and tucking into a bowl of something tasty, Chris is always on the look-out for the latest underrated destination and regularly contributes to print and online travel magazines and guides.
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- Tom Yum Goong Banglamphu: serious prawn tom yum, pla kung and more in old-town Bangkok
- Zab Zab: killer Isaan food in Kanchanaburi
- Lao Cafe – outstanding somtum and Thai-Isaan cuisine in central London
- Revisiting the Perhentian Islands: awful food, deserted beaches, and a glimmer of hope
- Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel – a nourishing oasis in Siem Reap: Review
- The quiet back alleys of Bangkok’s historic Kudeejeen neighbourhood
- Hom Duan (หอมด่วน): homely khao soi and stunning gaeng hunglay in Ekkamai, Bangkok
- Trang: coffee, crispy pork, and colonial architecture
- A seafood feast at Soei, at Bangkok’s Samsen railway station
- The Alcove Library Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City: Review