NYT Cooking: In China, cucumbers are considered the ideal foil for hot weather and hot food. Versions of this salad, pai huang gua, are served all over the country, sometimes spiked with dried chiles and Sichuan peppercorns for more dimensions of flavor.
If you love waterfalls, hot springs, mountains, and the occasional (or frequent) cocktail, Pai is likely on your Thailand itinerary. We've put together a complete guide with all the tips and things you need to know before heading to Pai. Continue reading to find out what to do (including some lesser-known gems), what not to do, and where to find the best grub!