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Villa dining in Thailand is all about a glorious setting and the right menus to suit your tastes and any dietary requirements or requests you might have. Once your villa staff know what you like and what you do not like or simply cannot eat, then every meal is prepared exactly to your liking, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as well as snacks and light bites throughout the day. This gives you more time to unwind and ‘be’ without having to organize every mealtime or spend time and energy explaining time and again what you want and need. Your Personal Menu From allergies to food intolerances, food exclusion to health programs, and specially formulated diets, not to mention plain old-fashioned likes and dislikes, there are plenty of reasons you may be watching what you eat. The chef at a private villa in Thailand can serve up a special menu …

Some drinks will certainly give you a wanderlust feeling, especially these amazing homemade refreshers that will make you come crawling to the sea! We have listed five best beverages that exude the ‘sea-calling’ effect once you get to try them.   1.Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito What can better freshen you up than a glass of Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito? This special drink is a good mix of sour passion fruit with a drop of lime juice. Soda water is added to act as a mixer, and fresh mint leaves on top of the mixture finish preparation of this thirst-quenching drinks.  The ingredients used for this refreshing beverage can virtually make you smell the tropical ocean from afar. The good thing about Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito is that there is no alcohol included which means there is no limit to how much you can enjoy it without worrying about getting yourself …

Dining Experience is one of the services that top-line travelers would set their expectation high. Especially, when they stay at private luxury villas, high rollers tend to have special requests on their meals. That leaves hard work to the one in charge of the cuisine at the villa – the Chef. Who is a villa chef and what are his/her responsibilities. Get to know one of the most talented villa chefs in Koh Samui – Chef Sakda, from Villa Upni Duniya. Get some insight of “a Chef” in this high-end accommodation industry works. Hello Chef Sakda, it is very nice to meet you and thank you for having The Luxury Signature team here at Villa Upni Duniya. Can you please tell us more about yourself? Chef Sakda: My name is Sakda Boonjung. I am the head chef at Villa Upni Duniya. Nice to meet you all too. Do you like …

Tom Yang Goong -- The Luxury Signature

When you are in this land of smile, one of the very top things that you cannot miss is to try Thai food. Thai cuisine is famous across the world. You can probably find Thai restaurants in your country, but they cannot compare to the original taste you can experience in Thailand. Last year we posted an article of the Top 10 Must-Try Thai Food. This time, we narrowed it down to Top 5. And to make it even more exciting for you, we included a video tutorial of how to make each one of them so you can still enjoy it even when you are back home, after your travel. 1. Tom Yum Goong Tom Yum Gung or spicy prawn soup is one of the most well-known Thai dishes. The main ingredients of Tom Yum or spicy soup include mushroom of your choices, meat of your choices, galangal, lemongrass, and …

When visiting Thailand your taste buds will be thrilled and so will your nostrils with its cuisines’ taste and smell that have various flavors and fragrances which are hard to exhaust. We have therefore come up with a list of top 10 Thai food that you must try when in Thailand. The following dishes will leave you convinced that Thai food is among the best things in life. 1. Tom Yum Goong This is a must try spicy shrimp soup with a classic aroma. It is made of refreshing blend of fragrances from chilli, lime juice, lemon grass, galangal, shallots, fish sauce and lime leaves. All of these give it a herbal touch. To give the soup dish some body are straw mushrooms and succulent fresh prawns. You can use it with any meal. If you love spicy-sour-hot taste and distinctive smells, you better start shouting “Thailand here I come!” …