About the Blog

In September 2008, my husband Kevin and I set off with a cat and a couple of boxes to Mumbai, India. My blog, The Robertsons of Mumbai, was created to serve as an informative report to our families, and continued as we were eventually transferred to Thailand. Raw food abounds, stomach bugs and arachnids pose an ever-lingering threat, and plenty of Thai mispronunciations ensure that our journey is often-tragic but always-comical. We hope you will benefit from these posts if you are a traveller, mother, household manager, health food fanatic, or lover of Asia. Click on a category that interests you and settle in with a nice cup of vegan chai tea!


Raw Copenhagen


Our family traveled to Scotland in December, and we decided to make a weekend trip from Aberdeen to Copenhagen to experience some Christmas cheer, which is sorely lacking in our Bangkok home. I booked us in for two nights at the Tivoli Hotel and Conference Center, which was a wonderful hotel for children. Whimsically-themed rooms, […]


Easy Zucchini Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes, Olives & Basil


Making pasta out of vegetables offers a low calorie alternative to traditional carbohydrate-rich pasta bases.  Part salad, part entrée, this dish is heavy enough to satisfy your hunger, yet light enough to keep you off of the couch after dinner. Ingredients: 1 shallot, peeled 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise ¼ cup black […]


A Weekend in Vientiane

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Our family trio recently took a weekend trip to Vientiane, Laos for a little exploring. Baby Fergus was a little less than 9 months old, and the trip from Bangkok was a breeze. The center of Vientiane is small, condensed, safe and very walk-able, even with a stroller in tow. If you prefer, you can […]


Intro to Raw Foods

Intro to Raw Food Class

March 15, 2014, 10:00am – 1:30pm 2,500 Thai baht Join us in a special class geared to introduce you to the joy of raw food, step by step. Learn how to prepare five basic raw food recipes which you can easily prepare in your own kitchen, again and again! No food dehydrators or special high-speed […]


Advanced Chocolate

Advanced Raw Chocolate Class

May 24th, 2014, 10:00am – 1:30pm 2,500 Thai baht The ancient Mayans, one of the most advanced civilizations of their time, knew the power of raw cacao, but do you? Bring your chocolate fantasies to life and indulge with five contemporary chocolate creations in this special class, tailored to the serious raw chocolate conessour. Register […]