Tag Archives: Ubon Ratchathani

The Best Thai Fried Rice & Kaprow in the Universe

I am not a cook, nor do I ever watch any of those cooking TV shows. But I have eaten a TON of Thai fried rice and kaprow over the years and this restaurant makes both dishes better than any … Continue reading

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Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge #6 Scheduled to Begin Construction in Ubon

Friendship Bridge #6 spanning the Mekong is scheduled to start construction this year in Ubon. It will cross the Mekong SE of Khemmarat in Amphoe Natan (นาตาล), Tambon Phalan (พะลาน). It should be somewhere around here. This is a project that … Continue reading

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Central Ubon’s Shark Problems

In May 2013 Central opened a new mall in Ubon and one of the main attractions is the aquarium; a very shallow pool of water with 6 sharks and a bunch of fish that kids and selfie-happy shoppers flock to. I … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Blood Timber

Al Jazeera recently aired a documentary on illegal rosewood logging on the Cambodia border that I highly recommend. I highlighted this topic back in 2012 because I like hiking the border area. If you hike to Phu Hin Dang they actually require that … Continue reading

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Lap Swimming Pools in Ubon Ratchathani

In February I began training for a triathlon and I was surprised to find that Ubon has quite a few lap pools available to the public. Below is a list of them. I’ll update information as I hear about it … Continue reading

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