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Adventure Park in Pattaya

I’ve visited Pattya on numerous occasions – to see what walking street is like, to enjoy great seafood, and to visit Lan island also the amazing Sanctury of Truth. Recently I just discovered that this city didn’t have just beaches, islands or busy streets. There is also an adventure park in the forest that I never thought would […]

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Chinatown Bangkok (Yaowarat)

Bangkok’s Chinatown is known among Thai people as “เยาวราช Yaowarat”. It has been the main center for trading by the Chinese community for more than 200 years. There are many small streets and alleys full of shops and street vendors selling all types of goods – Chinese herbs, clothes, gold etc.  Yaowarat comes alive each evening after dusk, and it […]

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Be Wild – Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National park อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาใหญ่ is one of the popular destinations among Thai people for a short getaway including myself. It is just 3 hours drive by car from bustling Bangkok to a pristine rainforest, home to a huge array of interesting wildlife. Khao Yai established in 1962, was Thailand’s first national park covering 2,168 […]

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Ancient City in Samut Prakan

I like to get out of Bangkok and get some fresh air on weekends. Many times I visit places like Samed Island in Rayong, Lan isalnd in Pattaya, Hua Hin or Khao Yai. I also like to find something fun to do on a day trip like going to a museum, and I have to say […]

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เกาะเสม็ด Samet island

Samet island (or Samed ) (เกาะเสม็ด) is a is part of Khao Laem Ya-Mu Ko Samet National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาแหลมหญ้า-หมู่เกาะเสม็ด) in Rayong province, approximately 220 km southeast of Bangkok. The island is located about seven kilometers from the main land, in the Gulf of Thailand. Samet is always my first choice when I want to have a short break from busy […]

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Khao Lak

Khao Lak (เขาหลัก) is a beach resort town located in the Takua Pa District of Phang Nga province in Southern Thailand. It is approximately 80 kilometers north of Phuket. I spent a week in Khao Lak and I fully agree to what people said about this place, about its serene ambiance. One of Khao Lak’s […]

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The Similan Islands

SIMILAN ISLANDS อุทยานแห่งชาติหมู่เกาะสิมิลัน The Similan Islands (หมู่เกาะสิมิลัน) is a group of islands in the Andaman Sea off the coast of Phang Nga Province (จังหวัดพังงา) in southern Thailand.  The Similan Islands are famous throughout the world for the clear tropical waters, white sandy beaches and incredible marine life. It is a national park which was established […]

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Museum of Siam: Discovery Museum

  A modern, interactive museum on the same street as the famous Wat Po and the Grand Palace. Museum of Siam (มิวเซียมสยาม) is different from old traditional museum. It offers a learning resource under the concept of the “Discovery Museum” and cleverly utilizes interactive technology. (more…)

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Kwan-Riam Floating Market

Floating markets are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand, several of them are outside Bangkok. If you want to get a glimpse of truly traditional Thai life style but don’t have enough time to travel out of the city, it is is well worth the effort to spend a few hours at […]

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Lumpini Park – Best Park in Bangkok

  My favorite spot in Bangkok is a shady area by the pond in Lumpini park where I can just listen to the birds and enjoy the wind breeze. Lumpini park (สวนลุมพินี) or the park that Thai people usually call ‘suan lum’ (สวนลุม) situated on Rama VI road. It is the first public park in Thailand, firstly built […]

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VIDEO: Practice Your Thai Listening Skills

First of all, I apologize for the background noise caused by the heavy wind. I filmed this video with my phone so the frame is very small, and I tried to reduce the background noise, but it didn’t work! 🙁  I hope you can hear my voice well enough. I spent my long weekend at […]

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Long Weekend Visit to Pranburi

  Last weekend was a long weekend in Thailand because of the Buddhist holiday – Makhabucha Day. My family and I always like to go out of Bangkok to have a short break from the big city scenery. Pranburi came to my mind although I never thought of going there because I thought the beach […]

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Cat Cafe in Bangkok

I have always been a cat lover. I grew up with many kitties before I moved out from my parent’s home – my mom currently has six cats. Now I am living in a condo in Bangkok so it is not convenient to have a cat. Couple of months ago I walked pass a construction […]

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Lan island (Koh Lan)

Lan island (Thai: เกาะล้าน) is a beautiful small island located only seven kilometers off the shore of Pattaya. On my first visit to Koh Lan few years ago I couldn’t believe there was such a wonderful island next to a busy city like Pattaya. I felt like I found a rare gem, this is a […]

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Buffalo Village in Suphanburi

On weekends I like to explore the provinces neighboring Bangkok. I thought I have been to everywhere and one day my friend, whose mom come from Supanburi, asked me of I had been there. Since I have never visited this province before, I went there last weekend to explore the beautiful province. I truly recommend […]

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Thai Wonders of the underworld

I was surfing internet looking for Thai caves and I stumbled across these breathtakingly beautiful photographs of  caves in Pang Mapha (ปางมะผ้า), Mae Hong Sorn province (แม่ฮ่องสอน), Thailand. Credit photos:  www.dailymail.co.uk , Photos taken by experienced Australian cave explorer John Spies. [1] ถ้ำลอด Tham Lod cave in Pang Mapha, Thailand. It is one of hundreds of caves located in […]

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Koh Nang Yuan (เกาะนางยวน)

Koh Nang Yuan (เกาะนางยวน) is a tiny island located only 15 minutes from Koh Tao (เกาะเต่า) aka Turtle island. Nang Yuan has one of the most beautiful beaches where you can sit and enjoy quiet sunsets on the beach, no cars or hustle or bustle. It is a perfect place for you who wants to  “get away from […]

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Fishing in Bangkok Thailand

Sawatdee ka, If you have plenty of time and run out of ideas what to do in Bangkok, fishing would be another fun activity you can do. My friends brought me to “Bung Samran Fishing Park” (บึงสำราญ) for the first time in 2009. I wouldn’t have thought there would be a great fishing venue hidden away […]

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Ayothaya Floating Market ตลาดน้ำอโยธยา

My family and I visited Ayutthaya since I was 10 years old, and most often we made a trip to the historical park. I still visit this historical town from time to time because it is only an hour away from Bangkok. The other day I saw my friends’ photos of the floating market so […]

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Bang Pa-In Summer Palace in Ayutthaya

Sawatdee ka, I would like to introduce you another nice destination to visit near Bangkok, Ayutthaya. I have been to Ayuttaya several times, and I never get bored of it. On a very recent day-trip to Ayutthaya, I visited Bang Pa-In Palace, located in Bang Pa-In District, about 20 kilometers away from the city of Ayutthaya. […]

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