An electrifying revolution is happening on Thailand's waterways.
The menu lets fresh ingredients sing, particularly with liberal use of aromatic herbs, added as a necessity, not an afterthought.
Street food still rules on the beach in Patong.
Bangkok is a city with a rich culinary heritage, and you can barely find a decent meal at its airport.
Busy Phuket is nearby but Koh Yao Yai moves to a different, more laidback rhythm.
Thailand is home to more than 1400 islands, but finding one to yourself isn't easy.
A whole archipelago of 51 humped islands, only one of which caters to mass tourism.
Get to know your lemongrass from your lime leaves and learn to cook like a Thai chef in a lush garden setting.
While mountains, rivers and lush green rice fields dominate the north, to its centre, Buddhist monks in saffron-coloured robes sashay through glittering temples barely visible atop misty mountains. In the south, hedonism rules. Sun-loving tourists flock to island beaches set among limestone mountains to party or purge. Dive into this intoxicating yet fun-loving country; the culinary king of Asia.