While thoughts of Malaysia may not always conjure up images of tropical beach hideaways, perhaps they should – east coast Malaysia holds a jewel in the white-sand beaches on the secluded and laid-back Perhentian islands. 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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- 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
- Frog jungle curry and stir-fried winkles at Gaeng Pa Sriyan in Bangkok
- Kanom jeen sao nam and Sukhothai noodles: Somsong Pochana in Bangkok’s old town