The Victorious Buddha in Phitsanulok
Phitsanulok is a typical Thai town with a good food scene, and a nice setting by the Nan river. Here you find Wat Yai and the graceful statue of Phra Buddha Chinnarat. The victorious Buddha.
Sukhothai 1238 | Siam’s Dawn of Happiness
We are in Wat Sra Sri in the Sukhothai Historical Park, and my local guide Kung points to the water in the lake. Pretty waterlilies are showing off their grace everywhere. So here is where Nang Noppamas the consort of the King of Sukhothai, made the first decorated Krathong. She wanted to impress the king…
Thailand is gradually opening-up
TAT just announced that more provinces will be open for travel from 1st of October 2021.
From Nai Harn Beach to the “End of Phuket”
After the somewhat challenging day considering the weather conditions when I was visiting Freedom Beach and The Big Buddha, I was luckier with the weather when heading south on the west coast today towards Nai Harn Beach. On the way, I passed through Karon and Kata beaches which unfortunately seems quite depressing in these pandemic…
Hua Hin With Love | Thailands Oldest Resort Town
Hua Hin is sometime referred to as the gate to the South. Thailands oldest resort town has been an escape from Bangkoks buzz since the 1920s. Easy within reach from Bangkok on a short flight from Chiang Mai nowadays Hua Hin has some great restaurants, fantastic golf, good waterparks and it’s by the sea.
Chiang Rai | A City of Temples in Blue and White
The old capital of the Lanna Kingdom – Chiang Rai has more to offer than many people expect. Once a base for hiking and exploring the most Northern part of Thailand. Now, it has some remarkable attractions. A good place to start is to follow the art route and see some of the country’s most…
Gone Glamping in Panghai | The Himdoi@Panghai Experience
One of the best things about Chiang Mai is that you are never far from nature. Last weekend I went with the kids for a glamping experience by the Wang River in the Panghai area. The Doi Saket district hasn’t really been on my radar much. But after this weekend all that changed.
Rocket Festival of Yasothon
Once a year the city of Yasothon is put on the map for its famous rocket festival. Once the bamboo rockets were made by monks. Now there is a competition in the area for the best and strongest rockets. This event is going on in the countryside as well. The point is to get generous…