Top Five Things To Do in Bangkok

There is so much to do in and around Bangkok it can seem impossible to choose only five things to do. The list here is of the most popular tourist destinations and would usually take about two days to complete but if you have a few more days to spare I’m sure filling them will […]

Wat Arun – The Temple of Dawn

Wat Arun (วัดอรุณ) is an easy to distinguish landmark set on the west shore of the Chao Phraya River in the Ya district of Bangkok. It is a working Buddhist temple that has been very important in Thai history when it enshrined the emerald Buddha image. Its importance can still be seen today when the […]

Visakha Bucha Day or Vesak Day

Visakha Bucha (วิสาขบูชา) or Vesak Day is one of the most important Buddhist festival in the Thai calendar. It celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha Guatama. According to Theravada Buddhist teachings observed in South East Asia, these three events all took place on the same day of the year, the full moon day […]

Surin

The province of Surin is 450 km from Bangkok and 200 km from Korat, the gateway to Issan. The Mun River borders to the North and the Dongrek Mountain Chain to the South on the border with Cambodia. The town of Surin is generally a quiet town and is said to represent an intersection of […]

Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat Province is 610 km South of Bangkok on the East coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The provincial capital of the same name, is one of the oldest cities in Thailand Things to do in Nakhon Si Thammarat Khao Lung National Park boasts the highest peak in Southern Thailand at 1825m. This […]

Chanthaburi

Chanthaburi (จันทบุรี) province is in the East of Thailand, 330km from Bangkok. It borders Cambodia on one side and the Gulf of Thailand on another. This gives the province two types of landscape, the coastal with its quiet fishing villages and beautiful beaches and the mountainous with the scenery and waterfalls.. Chantaburi or Moon City, […]

Som Tam – Spicy Papaya Salad

Most, if not all, girls in Thailand, especially Bangkok, eat Som Tam (ส้มตำ) or papaya salad as part of their daily staple diet. This spicy salad is not only popular with Thai nationals, it is also one of the countries most famous exports and voted into the top 50 dishes of the world (CNN). Not […]

Buriram

Buriram is a province 410km to the North East of Bangkok, situated at the southern tip of the Khorat plateau. History shows that the province was ruled by the Khmer Empire and this is evident as Buriram has the second largest collection of Khmer ruins in Thailand (Nakon Ratchasima having the largest). Whilst Buriram is […]

Nan Thailand Travel

A quiet and tranquil province, Nan is made up of many districts, all of which give a nostalgic and un-spoilt idea of what rural Thailand travel was once like. The provincial capital, Nan, is a small city some 668 km north of Bangkok, set into a lush valley some 320kms east of Chiang Mai. Most […]

Nong Khai

The province of Nong Khai is a long and narrow province skirting the south bank of the Mekong for some 300km separating Thailand from Laos. The region has had a long history of contact with French and Laos and this is often reflected in the cuisine and local temples found in the province of Nong […]