• 25 Dec0
    Sustainable Tourism at a Tea Plantation in Chiang Mai

    Sustainable Tourism at a Tea Plantation in Chiang Mai

    Post by chananya

    Thai people have been familiar with tea for a long time as a food ingredient, not as a drink. They use wild tea leaves, known as “Bai Mieng” in Thai, in a variety of dishes, especially in northern cuisine.

     
  • 27 Oct0
    Spice Up Your Holiday with Cooking Experience

    Spice Up Your Holiday with Cooking Experience

    Post by chananya

    Thai Food has become popular internationally for many years. We begin to see an incorporation of Thai flavours in western cuisines. Nowadays, some restaurants may serve you steak and seafood dishes with Thai peanut sauce or Thai spicy salads as a side dish.

     
  • 4 Sep0
    Sustainable Travel is Not a Trend

    Sustainable Travel is Not a Trend

    Post by chananya

    I am often asked about our business model and how I see its future in Thailand. Usually, I am sincerely excited by the interest but disappointed in the lack of understanding and commitment for sustainable tourism. Eco-tourism and community-based tourism are not a trend

     
  • 13 Jul0
    RICE: Sustaining Life in Thailand

    RICE: Sustaining Life in Thailand

    Post by chananya

    For years, Thailand was the biggest producer of rice in the global market. We pride ourselves on our rice expertise as a main producer of one of the most sought after rice “White Jasmine “. We even perfected the cultivation processes to have 2 harvests per year. Unfortunately, we have driven ourselves out of the world market lately.

     
  • 12 May0
    Recreating Bamboo

    Recreating Bamboo

    Post by chananya

    Bamboo is such an elegant and strong plant. It is used throughout our lodges in the construction, decorations and tools. Not only is it sustainable, it is also amazingly versatile, beautiful and strong. It’s a plant worth celebrating.

     
  • 25 Mar0
    Surviving in the Wild

    Surviving in the Wild

    Post by chananya

    For many years, Lanjia lodge has been working with Thailand’s Department of Fisheries to preserve the giant catfish in the Mekong River. The fish is indigenous to the Mekong and considered by many to be the king of fresh water fish. Thirty years ago, they were put on the endangered list and the Department of […]

     
  • 23 Feb0
    A Nostaligic Experience in Northern Thailand

    A Nostaligic Experience in Northern Thailand

    Post by chananya

    It’s been 2 years since I last visited a small town of Praol (north of Chaing Mai city), and I found it as charming as ever. I woke up early and biked through darkness to the pre-dawn market. As I arrived, the sun began to appear reflecting like golden rain drops off the temple’s façade.