About Ranong We woke up at the Jamson Beach Resort to views over the long inlet separating Thailand from Myanmar. It’s an older hotel just outside of Ranong City, in Southern Thailand. In the lobby, there are photos of the hotel from maybe the 1960s. The hotel looks almost the same now as then. Friends […]
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Fast Facts about Thailand's Durians:
Thailand produces six times more durian than any other country (second place is Malaysia)
There are 234 varieties of durian in Thailand (see the complete list here)
The most expensive durian in the world is a variety called Ganyao from Nonthaburi.
The most common varieties of durian are Monthong, Chanee, and Ganyao.
Bangkok Chanthaburi Durian Festivals
Thai Durian Photo Gallery
Our 12 Best Durians of 2022: The Year in Review!
Happy New Year again, Durian Munchers! This is our annual spill of all our personal Favorite Durians of 2022! You guys ask us all the time for which durians we actually love the most, or our top ten all-time list! But while we can’t (or won’t 🤐) tell you our all time bests, I’m happy […]
Mai Khed Prachinburi Durian Farmstay ไม้เค็ดโฮมสเตย์ ปราจีนบุรี
About Baan Mai Khed (ไม้เค็ด), a Prachinburi Durian Farmstay In 2002, Khun Eed Chamnong built a large rambling country house on his wife’s 20-rai (7.9 acre) durian farm in Prachinburi province. He was retiring from the government service in Bangkok and it was time to get out of the city. As the son of durian […]
Musang King Durian Zipline Adventure in Chanthaburi Durian Land
Ever wanted to get a bird’s eye view of a durian orchard? Now you can fly through a commercial durian orchard on a durian zipline adventure! In 2020, I drove by Durian Land every day on my way from Chanthaburi City to EcoFarm in Makham, where I was staying. The park was new, having opened […]
Cute Chanthaburi Farmstay at One Chan
One Chan is a 70-year-old farmhouse along Pliew Road that has been renovated as an Airbnb. It has an amazing location – just 800 meters from both the infamous Manee’s Garden (and mother tree of Puangmanee) as well as Suan Tho Thong, the first farm in Chanthaburi to open for farm tours back in 1999. […]
Durian Tree House Cafe in Chanthaburi
The Durian Tree House Cafe in Chanthaburi Chanthaburi is the biggest producer of durian in the entire world. People travel from all over the world and from all over Thailand to eat durian here. There’s even an annual Durian World Festival here. But it wasn’t until 2019 that Chanthaburi got its first durian-themed cafe. Here, […]
Suan Saw Sudjai Chanthaburi Durian Buffet & Farmstay (สวนสาวสุดใจ)
Meet Auntie Saw and Uncle Sudjai Suan Saw Sudjai is a small 7 lai farm (2.5 acre) farm located in the Pliew District of Chanthaburi, just 15 minutes from the city center. Despite it’s small size, the farm is a popular tourism destination and is the most famous Chanthaburi Durian Buffet among local durian lovers […]
Our 12 Best Durians of 2021: The Year in Review!
Happy New Year Durian Munchers! This is our Favorite Durians of 2021! The most delicious, the most unique, and the stand-out fruits we ate that haunt our memories and make us want to go back for more! Hopefully this post will inspire you to travel in 2022, and make sure to share your favorite durians […]
Birdee’s Durian Forest-Orchard Learning Center
In the early 1980’s, Birdee stepped off the Bangkok-Singapore line and started walking. The train was stopped for hours waiting for who knows what, and as he stared out the window he was captivated by the limestone formations towering over the jungle. Finally he took his bags and stepped down off the train. A dirt […]
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