Coffee Journey: A tour to a remote coffee village in Thailand

Coffee Journey – A tour for those who love coffee I can’t remember the last time I went on a tour that went more than a day, so I find it remarkable that on my stay in Chiang Mai I was talked into going on a three day tour. Well I wasn’t really talked into […]

Ornamental street signs of Thailand

In Thailand there are many cities that decorate their street signs with icons associated with the city. Here are some that I have seen over the years in my travels in Thailand. Patong Beach, Phuket Patong Beach in Phuket with a dolphin street sign. Krabi Town Krabi Town with a sword-wielding elephant. Of course. Maeklong […]

52 inspiring Buddhist quotes and sayings on life

Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the city and houses the Phra Buddha Sihing, an important Buddha statue. In the Wat compound there are famous Buddhist quotes and sayings attached to trees throughout the garden, which makes for an enlightened walk around the Wat. On my walks […]

The Bangkok 9 Wats in One Day Challenge

Bangkok’s reputation as a traffic clogged megalopolis overshadows the fact that Bangkok has more temples than any capital in Southeast Asia. Bangkok is the seat of Thai Buddhism, and the grandest wats in Thailand are in the capital. A popular way to visit the wats is to visit 9 temples in one day. In Thai […]

Ubon Ratchathani Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Thailand > Ubon Ratchathani Travel Guide Book Accommodation Ubon Ratchathani hotels – Search for discount hotels in Ubon Ratchathani. Travel Guides Ubon Ratchathani – The official website of Tourism Authority of Thailand We Love Ubon – A guide To travel and living in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Blogs In Ubon – A multi-authored […]

Maeklong market railway, Thailand – The train that goes through a market

One of the more interesting train journeys in Southeast Asia I’ve had is riding through the Maeklong market railway in Thailand. Even if you’ve never heard of the town, you’ve probably seen a youtube video of a train going through a tightly-packed market, where market stalls are set up on the rails. The train barely […]

Nakhon Si Thammarat Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Thailand > Nakhon Si Thammarat Travel Guide Book Accommodation Nakhon Si Thammarat hotels – Search for discount hotels in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Travel Guides Nakhon Si Thammarat – Nakhon Si Thammarat is a city in Southern Thailand and the Capital City of the Province of this name. Blog Posts Why visiting Nakhon […]

Hat Yai Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Thailand > Hat Yai Travel Guide Hat Yai is the largest metropolitan area in southern Thailand and a major transport hub. It’s not exactly a tourist hotspot, though its proximity to Malaysia makes it popular for shopping and vice tourism from across the border. I visited with a flight from Chiang Mai, […]

Fondling Brass Boobies in Thailand

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen often ranks as one of the most most disappointing attractions in Europe. I don’t know about that. Afterall you are forewarned that it’s going to be little. If you were one of those people who felt let down by the Little Mermaid then maybe you should come to Thailand. In […]

Flight Review: Jetstar – Melbourne to Bangkok

Flight: Jetstar JQ 29 Date: 27 Jan 2008 From: Melbourne (MEL), Australia To: Bangkok (BKK), Thailand Jetstar is the low cost airline brand of Qantas. They operate flights from Australia to popular destinations in Asia as well as New Zealand and Hawaii. As Jetstar is a low cost airline it doesn’t have the usual frills […]