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14 Nov

Great news about the Yard´s “Grandchild”

In Thai ‘yard’ means relative – and once you’ve stayed with us, that’s exactly what you’ll be. And as you are part of the Yard family, we are glad to share exciting news about “The Grandchild Project”.  We are currently in the middle of literally taking The Yard into new level and different heights.  As […]

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13 Nov

Death Awareness Cafe – around the corner from The Yard

Unless you pay really close attention, it is easy to walk along the street without noticing the entrance or any of the signs. However, once you realise this unique Death Awareness Cafe, which is featured in CNN and Lonely Planet, is “hidden” between the Ari station and The Yard, you might be interested in stepping in […]

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13 Oct

Staff Spotlight: Skye

What is your name? Skye What is your job at the Yard? I start in the morning serving breakfast, helping the housekeepers make the beds and later serving you beers or making thai tea! But as described in the job, I am the coordinator. What is your favourite food? I like Asian foods more than […]

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27 Sep

Guest Spotlight: Alistair Walton

What is your name?  Alistair Walton Where are you from? I am from West Sussex in the south of England, between London and Brighton.  Any favourite memories from your travels? My favourite memory so far (just been made now) has been riding scooters up Doi Pui by Chiang Mai; tremendous fun, stunning views, and we […]

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24 Sep

Making Pad Kra Pao with Kring

  Twice a month here at The Yard, we dedicate an evening to teaching guests how to make classic Thai dishes. During our last FREE cooking class, staff memberKring, taught our guests how to make Thailand’s most popular and beloved dish called Pad Kra Pao (ผัดกระเพราไก่) or Basil Stir Fry. You’ll often find it cooked with […]

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16 May

CHATUCHAK WEEKEND MARKET IN BANGKOK

Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok happens every Saturday and Sunday from early morning until late at night. The best time to visit when all the shops are open is between 10am and 5pm. It’s a kind of market you will not see anywhere else in the world. And the best part: it’s pretty near to […]

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16 May

7 ROOFTOP BAR IN BANGKOK (WITH PRICES)

The Sky Bar is a “ must-to-go” for millions of tourist who visit Bangkok every year. But if you don’t know yet, Bangkok is huge and offers plenty of rooftop bar options to relax watching the city lights. If you also want to have an experience that runs away from temples and street food, it’s […]

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16 May

PAI IN THAILAND: QUICK GUIDE

Pai in northern Thailand is a tiny town where massive tourism has not come yet. Who goes to Pai are “good vibes people”, want to relax from noisy cities and enjoy the moment. Negative point? The 762 curves on the way between Chiang Mai and Pai. Maybe you could things there’s nothing to do in […]

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16 May

GUIDE: THINGS TO DO IN CHIANG MAI

Chiang Mai in northern Thailand is a lovely city full of history and tradition. Here is a guide of thing to do in Chiang Mai. TEMPLES IN CHIANG MAI CHEDI LUANG: This temple was built in 1401 and despite the earthquake of 1545, the temple still having elephants carved on the sides. Admission costs 40 […]

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12 May

Half Day Tour: Floating Market & Train Market

Half Day Tour: Floating Market & Train Market   TOUR : Damnoen Saduak Floating Market & Mae Klong Train Market TIME:6 hours,  Half Day Tour PRICE: 650 Baht DAMNOEN SADUAK FLOATING MARKET Damnoen Saduak is a village located about 105 km west of Bangkok. The floating market is the best place to learn about traditional Thai […]

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