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. I took a train from Hua Lam Pong station. The … [Read more...] about Bang Pa-In Summer Palace in Ayutthaya
Phu Kradueng National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติภูกระดึง), located in the Phu Kradueng mountain area in Loei Province. It is one of the most famous national parks of Thailand, with a high point of 1316 m (4318 ft) above sea level. Every year tens of thousands of people come to make the climb up this famous mountain. Pu (ภู) comes from the Thai word Pukao (ภูเขา), meaning 'mountain'. … [Read more...] about Phu Kradueng National Park
Sawatdee ka, Last weekend I wanted to get away from Bangkok so I decided to go to Pattaya because it is only 1.5 hours away from Bangkok. Pattaya is very famous for its nightlife but this doesn't mean that you have nowhere to go during the day. Pattaya has many daytime attractions. I searched in the internet and found suggestion about The Sanctuary of Truth. I must admit it … [Read more...] about The Sanctuary of Truth
Sawatdee ka, Thai food is my favorite food, but sometimes I want to have something heavy that keeps my tummy full for days as well. LOL … [Read more...] about ฺฺBangkok’s Biggest Burger!!
Sawatdee ka, I think many tourists know the local weekend market, Jatujak (จตุจักร), but I am not sure if many people are aware of a beautiful park near the market. Thai People call this park "Rotfai Park" (สวนรถไฟ) or the official name is "Wachirabenchatat park" (สวนวชิรเบญจทัศ). I love going to a park in the late afternoon (it's too hot before that!). I like jogging, … [Read more...] about The Lungs of Bangkok – Rotfai park
Sawatdee ka, I don't know about you, but I LOVE December. It is the best weather in Thailand, also it is the holiday season so everyone seems to be more happy than usual. I love hearing Christmas songs that are being played everywhere. Most Thai are Buddhist but we love to celebrate any occasion, so some Thai also join Christmas parties and enjoy the beautiful time of … [Read more...] about Bangkok’s Christmas Lights
Sawatdee ka, Did you know there is The world's largest solid-gold Buddha image in Bangkok? I have to confess that I have just known about it from my student 2 weeks ago. What a shame! LOL So, I googled the map for the temple's location and went there to see it with my own eyes last Saturday. This temple is called วัดไตรมิตรวิทยาราม Wat Traimitr Withayaram. It is on … [Read more...] about The World’s Largest Golden Buddha Image
Sawatdee ka, December is my favorite month of the year because of the cool and nice weather, and it gives me a holiday feeling in a way. So, I always feel more relax in December than the rest of the year. Last night I went to a pre-Christmas party at Centara Grand at Central World Hotel. Afterwards, my friends and I went for some drinks at the hotel's rooftop bar on 55th … [Read more...] about Mod’s a chic-place-to-celebrate recommendation- Red Sky
Elephant Polo: The Biggest, Weirdest, Slowest, and Most Expensive Game in Thailand Yes, before you ask, elephant polo is played on the back of an elephant. The price tags associated with elephant polo are massive as the elephants themselves. The only thing small about elephant polo is the circuit on which it is played. It includes only three countries, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and … [Read more...] about Elephant Polo in Thailand
Sawatdee ka, Today I took a boat along the Chao Praya River to a market in Nontaburi province. I passed Wat Arun (วัดอรุณ) or the Temple of Dawn, and I couldn't help myself take a photo of this beautiful temple as if I was a tourist seeing it for the first time. Wat Arun is one of Bangkok's best know landmark. It stands on the west bank of the Chao Praya River in Thon … [Read more...] about Wat Arun “the Temple of Dawn”
Sawasdii ka, The other day I went to a bookstore and a book with the bright yellow cover catched my eye, I picked it up and it was "Bangkok attractions" so I went through the book quickly but one place that got my interest the most was a place with the title "visit a real Thai house: Bangkok Folk Museum" I have been living in Bangkok for about 8 years but I didn't know … [Read more...] about Visit a real Thai house
Sawatdii Bpii Mai ka, สวัสดีปีใหม่ค่ะ In Thailand, we also use Chineses Lunar Calender. The Chinese calendar determines the day that a year assumes the name of the next animal in the twelve-year animal cycle; so by this system, year names are repeated every 12 years. People who were born in each of those years will have certain characteristics of those animals. Legend has it … [Read more...] about It’s the Year of the Rabbit!