Thailand is the perfect getaway for a culinary vacation. Whether you aim to become a gastronomic Thai cook or want to engage in cooking as a leisure activity, this is the ideal country to visit. Full of intriguing cultural aspects, traditions, ancient beliefs, breathtaking beaches and eye catching attractions, Thailand is also a great destination to enjoy the art of cooking. There are several cooking schools spread through out the country where you can learn to cook delicious Thai cuisine.

One of the renowned cooking schools in Thailand, the Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School in Chiang Mai has gained a favorable reputation not only within the country but also in the international scene. It was opened in 1993 by the famous cook Sompon Nabnian and his wife. Learn to prepare unique and mouth watering Thai specialties under the guidance of this master chef at your very own cooking station in this place.

If you are staying in Bangkok and wish to learn to cook Thai food, the Blue Elephant Cooking School and the Baipai Thai Cooking School are great choices as they offer half day classes. At the Blue Elephant Cooking School you are guaranteed to become a Thai cooking professional. The well trained instructors will not only teach you to cook mouth watering dishes, but select and buy the appropriate Thai ingredients needed. The Baipai Thai Cooking School offers a unique learning experience in a home styled environment. This place is sure to make your classes both fun and interesting, whilst under the guidance of a professional; you will be steered to becoming an excellent Thai cook.

Even if you are holidaying in the southern part of Thailand that is home to the country’s golden beaches, you can still learn to cook in this tropical paradise! The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts in Ko Samui is a famous cooking school that was featured on popular television programs. Providing individual attention, the school is suitable for both the leisure cook as well as the aspiring professional chef.

Tourists planning to spend a few days within Thailand’s main capital and are looking for a Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel to stay in should stay at the elegant Bangkok Royal President complex. This complex offers charming and contemporary Bangkok serviced apartments, and is within walking distance of the main entertainment, shopping and tourist areas of Bangkok.