• Published: 26 May 2019
  • I was invited by the Thai government to explore the rice culture in Thailand and visited a rice field where I got to try planting and harvest rice and then enjoy a rice themed feast! This was part of the Think Rice Think Thailand Champaign.
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Comments • 559

  • Ashley Burries
    Ashley Burries  5 days back

    Honestly the sweetest thing I have ever seen 1:40😩😍😩😍

    • Maximilian G.
      Maximilian G.  4 weeks back

      How does this man not weigh 400lbs?

        CONSUELO SILVA  3 months back

        Jasmin! :D

        • Dari Mae
          Dari Mae  3 months back

          Aloha! Visiting Chiang Mai in a few weeks! What is the best way to obtain baht or exchange US $ for baht? Not sure how much to budget daily for food and transportation for a week. Mahalo! 🌺

          • Pfsif
            Pfsif  3 months back

            Wait, almost 1 million people watch this future diabetic stuff his face for 20 minutes? GTFO

            • Gabrielle Chung
              Gabrielle Chung  3 months back

              Great content, entertaining & informative, thank you!

              • Ravi Sharma
                Ravi Sharma  3 months back

                "starting area" been playing too much World of Warcraft lmao

                • Patmii
                  Patmii  3 months back

                  I'm Thai. Jasmine rice is not bad, but Indian basmati is where it's at. I love super fluffy rice.

                  • たっくん
                    たっくん  3 months back

                    0:49 is she the lady from the plane? The one who ordered lobster 😂

                    • MegaKingTom
                      MegaKingTom  4 months back

                      Was there any mienh people?

                      • Depression
                        Depression  4 months back

                        Was this like an excursion trip that the government set up for you? it seemed like this entire thing had a schedule or an itinerary. is it possible for people to book this exact trip as well? Or is it something that only the government has invited you too and it is exclusive?

                        • Veronica Boerks
                          Veronica Boerks  4 months back

                          Gosh Mike, I am laughing out loud & my mom is being bothered by this, since she understands no English. You’re a natural comedian. You otta be in pictures 🥢🙏🏻😂

                          • friendly911 OS
                            friendly911 OS  4 months back

                            I want to visit Thailand soooooo bad, this video made me almost cry.

                            • Paola Bueso
                              Paola Bueso  5 months back

                              What a gorgeous place and culture! Thank you so much for sharing this.

                              • Franco Palumbo
                                Franco Palumbo  5 months back

                                Sawadee Kop - Great Vid - My Thai girlfriends Father farm's cattle in Maechaem - Works with the Thai Government! Khob Khun Kop!

                                • Solo 000
                                  Solo 000  5 months back

                                  I am really appreciating rice right now. Thank you Mike for the introduction to different foods and cultures. My Doctor says I have to eat healthier and you have contributed to the cause, well mostly , unless the word fatty is involved (LOL). Luving all you foodies out there !

                                  • Abd
                                    Abd  5 months back

                                    I love food in Thailand, i love the people. I just love everything in Thailand.

                                    • Angiesky
                                      Angiesky  5 months back

                                      Hahaha...Lol I can't stop laughing on your expression face you made when you have to dance with your hand moves. 😂🤣😄 Hi Mike , from Rochester NY.

                                      • Veyzee BBX
                                        Veyzee BBX  5 months back

                                        I now know we have the same birthday! 😊😊 rice fields look like so much fun

                                        • Jessica Banks
                                          Jessica Banks  5 months back

                                          I love traveling the world with you and your videos! The food and cultures you experience are amazing!

                                          • Kelly Berry
                                            Kelly Berry  6 months back

                                            You look very regal in gold!

                                            • Aizhan YESstayeva
                                              Aizhan YESstayeva  6 months back

                                              Actually crying.

                                              • *M A R S*
                                                *M A R S*  6 months back

                                                Mikey? it's spelled "l-o-n-g-a-n" just so you know.

                                                • Anaisha Ali
                                                  Anaisha Ali  6 months back

                                                  Haha it was so cute when you where dancing 😆

                                                  • Restless Cook In Texas
                                                    Restless Cook In Texas  6 months back

                                                    Is that Kevin fom @Fitmencook @ 6:53?

                                                    • Love Media Production
                                                      Love Media Production  6 months back

                                                      This was an extremely beautiful episode on mikey Chen. I mean beyond even all the delicious food, to see the rice making and culture... just beautiful.

                                                      • The World of Food, Drink & Travel


                                                        • Naruto X Hinata
                                                          Naruto X Hinata  6 months back

                                                          Mikey dancing is exactly how I look on the dance floor..confused but happy to do it..😂

                                                          • Carlotta Green
                                                            Carlotta Green  6 months back

                                                            That laugh when you bit the chicken lol

                                                            • Judia's Life
                                                              Judia's Life  6 months back

                                                              Rice is life! A traveler from the Philippines, watching all the way from Chiang Mai, Thailand!

                                                              • Carlos Somchai
                                                                Carlos Somchai  6 months back

                                                                Mikey,  Can you share the name of the hotel you stayed in Chiang Mai. It looks like the perfect hotel for a weeks stay.

                                                                • Strider
                                                                  Strider  6 months back

                                                                  You forgot to dip the dessert into the curry

                                                                  • Strider
                                                                    Strider  6 months back

                                                                    You forgot to dip the dessert into the curry

                                                                    • Roslyn Billy
                                                                      Roslyn Billy  6 months back


                                                                      • Zore dragon z YT
                                                                        Zore dragon z YT  6 months back

                                                                        You are now a part of thailand welcome

                                                                        • Nemesis Warrior
                                                                          Nemesis Warrior  6 months back

                                                                          13:40 "Sweet Rice Coconut Balls" - And there's my Safeword. 😈

                                                                          • Vis X
                                                                            Vis X  6 months back

                                                                            First time my husband and I had a real papaya salad outside Thailand and we weren't expecting it to be legit so it nearly blew our heads off - not just the spice, either. The flavour is overwhelming and just hits every part of your senses. Real Thai food is amazeballs.

                                                                            • Napat Yamavirun
                                                                              Napat Yamavirun  6 months back

                                                                              I was in Chiang Mai at that time!... So sad I didn't have a chance to meet you. 😭

                                                                              • Darth Fluffy
                                                                                Darth Fluffy  6 months back

                                                                                Thailand. The one place Mike orders the "mild" selection off the menu.

                                                                                • RAZA 9428
                                                                                  RAZA 9428  6 months back

                                                                                  Bro I laughed so hard at your face when you were dancing😂

                                                                                  • Flipmylife
                                                                                    Flipmylife  6 months back

                                                                                    Mike, I am a fan of ouur channel. If you would have a chance in Chiang Mai again... Let me tour you around the street food in CM, I know you have limited time but there is a lot more you need to see here. Especially CM street food🔥 I know you will love it! 🙏😌🙏

                                                                                    • KW
                                                                                      KW  6 months back

                                                                                      so, your safe word is baobao....

                                                                                      • Anthony Grande
                                                                                        Anthony Grande  6 months back

                                                                                        Is beyond science dead?

                                                                                        • Dennis Brown
                                                                                          Dennis Brown  6 months back

                                                                                          Terrific adventure. Food looked great. Thank you!

                                                                                          • Charis O.
                                                                                            Charis O.  6 months back

                                                                                            This episode made my soul smile. I love to be able to see people experience other cultures, because I will likely never get to myself, though I would love to so much. I've always had a deep seated desire to travel, but never had the opportunity to, even where I live. The furthest I've ever traveled is Florida (from Texas).
                                                                                            Thank you to Mikey Chen, and the other Youtubers I watch who travel - your documentation of your trips allows me to experience travel vicariously.

                                                                                            • Fiona C
                                                                                              Fiona C  6 months back

                                                                                              Love Thailand, love Thai food. I lived in Thailand for a little over half a year and never had a single food item I didn't like.

                                                                                              • Debayan Pramanick
                                                                                                Debayan Pramanick  6 months back

                                                                                                We know "Jasmine" is ur favrt 😉

                                                                                                • Ploy T.
                                                                                                  Ploy T.  6 months back

                                                                                                  The inside of that sweet sticky rice wrap is not jujube but banana. It is a smaller-shorter type called 'Nam-Wha' banana, when cooked it turned pinkish like you see in the video :)