Links of Interest

I advertise this site on reputable business websites that I know personally, and they advertise my site in return. Links are grouped with the newest links at the top of each category. I’ll be adding new links from time to time.

When I started this site it was intended for the Expats in Thailand, it has grown and now has a good following worldwide so I will add worldwide links, and of course, these will be still be reputable businesses or sites that I know first hand.

Cooking & Cookware

NEW! Spice the Plate – Traditional and modern Asian recipes written so anyone can enjoy the wonderful flavors of Asian cooking.

Pleasures & Pastimes – Online store in Thailand specializing in cheese making supplies and seeds for gardening. Thailand, but ships Worldwide.

Pressure Cooking Time Chart – Extensive list of cooking times for stove top, electric, and Instant Pot pressure cooker. I use this chart when testing new recipes. This site is an excellent reference.

Pisang Susu – Easy and healthy authentic Indonesian recipes as written by a good friend who is Dutch-Indonesian. I have some of her recipes posted here as well. Netherlands.

Thai Artisan Foods & Supplies – Company is Thailand based and provides supplies for sausage making, cheese making, and bread making. Great service, and great products. Thailand.

Recipes from April’s Cookbook – This is a friend’s facebook page to post recipes she has prepared herself and uses often, all tested recipes. Canada.

Menu Musings of a Modern American Mom – Simple family friendly meals, extensive listing. Good friend, professional chef. I have some of her recipes posted here as well. United States.

What Great Grandma Ate – Great site for gluten, dairy, and processed sugar free recipes. I have some of their recipes posted here as well. United States.

Skillets & Glitter Glue – A good friend’s cooking and craft website just starting out, worth a visit. I have some of their recipes posted here as well. United States.

Simply Recipes – Extensive site with great recipes. Some recipes on this site are taken from there credit given. United States.

Avocados – This is a contact for Australian imported avocados as well as Thai grown, reasonable prices, cheaper than the supermarkets, the link takes you to her facebook page, from there, send her a message and she will reply. Thailand.

Natasha’s Kitchen – This is an extensive recipe site featuring many Ukrainian, Russian, and International dishes. Some recipes are posted here as well. United States.

Slow Cooker Kitchen – Many slow cooker recipes here, some are posted here as well. United States.

Panlasang Pinoy – Great site with recipes from the Philippines. United States.

Dave’s Food & Beverage – This is a good friend’s page with lots of international foods and many recipes as well.

Real Fit Real Food Mom – Wonderful site with many recipes. United States.

The Domestic Goddess Wannabe – Fantastic site with many many recipes and original recipes. Singapore.

Raro Cast Iron Pans – My cast iron pan of choice is my 12 inch pan that I located right here in Thailand, and I am very satisfied with quality. Have a look if you are looking to buy a cast iron pan or pot, they even have recipes listed. Thailand. Highly recommended.

Real Estate in Thailand

Land Plots & Homes for Sale Thailand – This site is just starting out, listing land plots, homes, commercial properties, even recommended hotels for visitors. Listings are for all of Thailand.


Season Namkorn Resort – Located in a rural area outside the northern city of Chiang Rai, located near Wat Rong Khun and Khun Korn Waterfall. Cleans rooms, excellent meals at the restaurant, professional and friendly staff. This is the place I stay at when I visit Chiang Rai. Highly recommended.

Expat Hotel – Reasonably priced rooms in the center of Patong but on a quiet street. Swimming pool, restaurant, sports bar on site as well. Highly recommended, this is the place I stay at when I visit Phuket.

The Links Hotel, Restaurant, & BarCome stay at our friendly Hotel, Restaurant and Bar conveniently located in Pattaya. Very reasonable room rates and a delicious Western and Thai menu that is also very reasonably priced. Highly  recommended.

Nong Apartments – One bedroom serviced apartments in central Pattaya, including a kitchenette, with affordable rates. Available for daily, weekly, and monthly rentals. This is the place I stay when going to Pattaya. Highly recommended.


Ship Inn Bar & Restaurant – located right on Ao Yon Bay in Phuket. Friendly and honest service, offering Western, Thai, and even spicy Isaan dishes for your dining pleasure.

Mike’s Tex-Mex Restaurant – has been open since 2000 in Pattaya. If you like the taste of traditional Mexican dishes, you are in for a treat. Mike’s Originals are very popular as well. Their dishes are simple and fresh, and use nothing canned or frozen! When I travel to Pattaya to see friends, I enjoy dinner there every night!


The Boat: Free Veterans Fishing Trips and Scattering of Ashes at Sea – This is a United States group that offers fishing for Veterans, and scattering of ashes for fallen service members at no cost. This boat is located in Maine.

Phuket Game Fishing Club – A Club purely dedicated to fishing in the local area and helping the younger generation on this wonderful island appreciate the fun we can have as well as installing an appreciation for the environment.

Gottcha Big Game Fishing – premium fishing service operating from Phuket, and all the way out to the Andaman Islands. Quality equipment, boat, and crew. The Captain and crew, they know where the fish are and are knowledgeable in all fishing styles.

Exotic Fishing Thailand – we provide the ultimate setting in Phang Nga to catch and release many exotic freshwater fish species while waiting for your monster fish of a lifetime. The beautiful scenic views from our luxury fishing swims are so stunning they have to be seen to be believed.

Things To Do

S. K. Car Rent – No link offered here as this is a private driver in Chiang Rai in the far north. I used this service, there was four of us and the driver was professional, recommended sights to see, very safety minded. Excellent driver and guide. Highly recommended. Khun Udom is the man to contact at 086-921-7466.

Phuket Sail Tours – offers quality tours in Phang Nga Bay and to the Phi Phi Islands. Low number of guests per boat, sights that many operators do not take people. Highly recommended.

The Canadian Jackelope Open – aim is to promote general charitable purposes for the benefit of the Camillian Social Center, Rayong in order to alleviate social and economic disadvantage to HIV/AIDS families and orphaned or abandoned children.

Here are some random #1 Go To Recipes.

Cardamom Bread (Bread Machine)
Garlic Butter Rice (Rice Cooker)
Breakfast Sausage
Gooey Fudge Brownies
Sardine Sandwich II
Fisherman's Eggs
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches (Pressure Cooker)
Chicken & Dumpling Casserole I
Chicken Parm Stuffed Peppers
Bean & Bacon Soup
Crab Salad with Cucumber & Tomato
Fridge Bread & Butter Pickles
Crispy Sardines & Garlic Mayo
Deviled Eggs
Green Olive Coleslaw
Fajita Peppers
Slow Cooker Chicken with Bacon Gravy
Cheeseburger Macaroni
Whole Chicken (Pressure Cooker)
Baked Melt in Your Mouth Chicken Breasts
Chinese Five Spice Chicken
Whole Duck (Pressure Cooker)
Crab Rangoon Grilled Sandwich
Pie Crust