Archives for August 2007

Making Som Tam in Ubon Ratchathani

From Darwin’s Thai Kitchen Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand: I love Thai food. I know my way around a Thai menu but there are still secrets as to what makes it taste the way it does. I was curious so I decided to try and do something about it. When I was a tourist in Chiang Mai […]

Teaching Position In Ubon Ratchathani

Do you feel the need to get out of the hustle and bustle, pollution and crowds of Bangkok? Do you want to come experience of Isaan or even Ubon Ratchathani specifically? Are you wanting to come experience Thailand and are looking for an opportunity to get a visa and some income? Now is your chance. […]

Wat Sa Prasan Suk Ubon Ratchathani

Even though I am not a Buddhist I still find a pleasurable experience spending time at Thai Buddhist Temples. I am overwhelmed by the sudden calmness of spirit as soon as I step foot on the premises. It is as though the structures and grounds are in deep meditation. Often you will see similar designs […]

Ban Don Tian Restaurant Ubon Ratchathani

If you travel down Chayangkun Soi 42 you might happen to notice a rather nondescript shop front. The sign reads, “Ban Don Tian”, which translates to Pillar Candle House. A small restaurant with a non-typical menu. I decided to go sample the food here and so drove on over to have lunch. I parked my […]

Ubon Ratchathani Story From The 70’s

Stories about a place give it personality and mystery. I am always interested in a good story. I am not sure where to find stories about Ubon yet but I keep looking. I have been learning that Ubon has a long a diverse history. This area has been home to Khmer, Lao, Japanese, American, British, […]