About Sam Khi Lek Village Sam Khi Lek Village is located in the famous Khun Han District (ขุนหาญ), the district closest to the lump of eroded volcano (Khao Phu Fai) that gives the area its famous iron red soil and the durian its nickname “Lava Durian.” The houses of the village line the road in […]
Our 2020 in Durians (12 Favorite Durian Destinations)
When national borders closed in March, 2020, we found ourselves suddenly trapped in very long and delicious Thailand Durian Season. 2020 quickly became The Year of Thailand! It was not exactly what I’d dreamed up in my 2019 Durian Goals (I didn’t mention Thailand at all 😳) But no kidding, we ended up eating Thai […]
James Bond Island Durian Adventure
It’s super easy to combine a day-trip to Phang Nga Bay and James Bond Island with an epic Southern Thailand durian adventure too.
Chanthaburi Tree-Dropped Durian Wholesaler
A durian wholesaler in Thailand who has sold *only* tree-dropped durian for over 40 years.
All-You-Can-Eat Perfect Monthong Durian Buffet at Suan Khun Paitoon
These days, you can make a lot of money from planting durian. But farmers who are in the durian business for love, and not money, grow better tasting durian – I swear there’s something to it. Maybe that’s why Suan Khun Paitoon is one of the few places you can get a Monthong durian buffet […]