Category: Travel in Central&Western Thailand

  • Wat Arun |Temple of Dawn by the River of Kings

    Wat Arun |Temple of Dawn by the River of Kings

    Wat Arun is translated as the temple of dawn. Maybe King Taksin came riding in here on a morning when he was determined to reorganise his army and establish a new capital after the old one, Ayuthaya was sacked by the Burmese in 1767. This west side of the river Chao Phraya(often translated as the […]

  • Suspension of the TM6 arrival/departure card

    Suspension of the TM6 arrival/departure card

    The suspension of the TM6 arrival/departure card to speed up arrival procedures and avoid congestion at the international airports in Thailand seem to work. I just arrived and was positively surprised that there was no long waiting time at Suvarnabhumi Airport to get through immigration. At first, I was not convinced I was on this […]

  • Incredible Places in Thailand you didn’t know that you wanted to visit

    Incredible Places in Thailand you didn’t know that you wanted to visit

    Here are the best places in Thailand you probably didn’t know you wanted to see. Some of the places I already wrote about. For others, I will write more about them in the future. Mor Hin Khao Did you know that Thailand has its own kind of Stonehenge? Natural formed, though.  Mor Hin Khao’s stones […]

  • Almost scammed in the City of Angels

    Almost scammed in the City of Angels

    In 1994 I was in Bangkok as a backpacker, almost tricked by one of Bangkok’s Tourist scams. At the time, I was on my way home to Sweden after a few months of studies in New Zealand and figured I could enjoy some weeks in Thailand on since British Airways allowed the stopover. Mighty Bangkok […]

  • Bangkok | 7 tips for what to do in the capital

    Bangkok | 7 tips for what to do in the capital

    Bangkok has the longest name of a capital city globally with its 168 letters. The present title should be Krungthep Mahanakon, but clearly, Bangkok is still in use. Thailand’s capital also used to be the most visited city by foreign tourists, and it is not hard to understand why. The list of attractions is endless. […]

  • Lumphini Park – The lungs of Bangkok

    Lumphini Park – The lungs of Bangkok

    Lumphini Park is the green oasis area that any Metropolis needs, and for Bangkok residents, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the vast city. The park takes its name from Buddha’s birthplace in Nepal. The park is located by the Wireless, Sarasin and Ratchadamri roads and has many gates. Come in the […]

  • Convent road | A street food Eldorado

    Convent road | A street food Eldorado

    I had my dinner at Convent road last night. A sideshow to the normally so busy Silom/Patpong area. I haven’t frequented Convent road for quite a while. But it was a pleasant surprise—different food stalls all over the street and some lovely wall art to frame the area. Convent Road a brief history Convent Road […]

  • View Arun | A great place for sundowners in Bangkok

    View Arun | A great place for sundowners in Bangkok

    View Arun offers stunning views of Wat Aruns silhouette at sunset.