Category Archives: Sights of Thailand

Can’t. Stop. Exploring!

Veranda High Resort: Infinity Pool

I haven’t been to many infinity pools, but Veranda High Resort has made me a huge fan. Set in the midst of lush green hills in a farther region of Chiang Mai, Veranda is the perfect setting for a secluded

Veranda High Resort: Infinity Pool

I haven’t been to many infinity pools, but Veranda High Resort has made me a huge fan. Set in the midst of lush green hills in a farther region of Chiang Mai, Veranda is the perfect setting for a secluded

Chiang Khan: Teak Houses and The Mekong

Where to go in Isaan? How about the budding town of Chiang Khan just along the Mekong river! Some people say it’s “what Pai used to be decades ago,” and maybe in some senses it resembles the quirkiness of Pai,

Chiang Khan: Teak Houses and The Mekong

Where to go in Isaan? How about the budding town of Chiang Khan just along the Mekong river! Some people say it’s “what Pai used to be decades ago,” and maybe in some senses it resembles the quirkiness of Pai,

Buddha-ful Sukhothai: A Mini-Guide

  I recently spent a few days in the sleepy town of Sukhothai and found it to be super hot (May), slow-paced and friendly. While there is nothing much to do in the city, go if you need an escape

Buddha-ful Sukhothai: A Mini-Guide

  I recently spent a few days in the sleepy town of Sukhothai and found it to be super hot (May), slow-paced and friendly. While there is nothing much to do in the city, go if you need an escape

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Mae Ngat Dam

About 30 minutes north of the main city, Mae Ngat Dam was the ideal chill-out weekend escape with friends. A large clean-water dam, Mae Ngat is surrounded by layers of hills, forming a valley-like atmosphere. Overwater bungalows are strung out

Mae Ngat Dam

About 30 minutes north of the main city, Mae Ngat Dam was the ideal chill-out weekend escape with friends. A large clean-water dam, Mae Ngat is surrounded by layers of hills, forming a valley-like atmosphere. Overwater bungalows are strung out

Bua Tong (a.k.a Sticky Waterfall)

This place is tiight. The Well CM tells you how to get there: Maejo Road about 48 km.  You will see a blue sign on the left in Thai and English, and a rather fancy entrance on the right, with the

Bua Tong (a.k.a Sticky Waterfall)

This place is tiight. The Well CM tells you how to get there: Maejo Road about 48 km.  You will see a blue sign on the left in Thai and English, and a rather fancy entrance on the right, with the

Black House: The unWhite Temple

I’m not a huge fan of dead animal carcasses, and PETA would kill people at the sight of this place. The Black House comes from the imaginarium of  Thawan Duchanee, once a student of White Temple artist, Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. His art studies,

Black House: The unWhite Temple

I’m not a huge fan of dead animal carcasses, and PETA would kill people at the sight of this place. The Black House comes from the imaginarium of  Thawan Duchanee, once a student of White Temple artist, Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. His art studies,

Buddhist Playground

In the backroads of Chiang Mai lies the stimulating Chinese Buddhist Temple, Kuan Yin Bodhisattva Hall Chok Chai 4 (located: Tamnak Phra Mae Kuan-im, Padad Sub-district). It is the most interactive, yet authentic temple I have visited thus far, and

Buddhist Playground

In the backroads of Chiang Mai lies the stimulating Chinese Buddhist Temple, Kuan Yin Bodhisattva Hall Chok Chai 4 (located: Tamnak Phra Mae Kuan-im, Padad Sub-district). It is the most interactive, yet authentic temple I have visited thus far, and

Red Mud Quarry

15 Sept. 2013 UPDATE: The purple and orange flags were removed from the bridge crossing, so it is now unmarked. To get to the quarry, drive south along Canal Road just past the Hang Dong Golf Club. You will see

Red Mud Quarry

15 Sept. 2013 UPDATE: The purple and orange flags were removed from the bridge crossing, so it is now unmarked. To get to the quarry, drive south along Canal Road just past the Hang Dong Golf Club. You will see

Bangkok aka…

…Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit The Official full name of the city!  It took me 40sec. to say.

Bangkok aka…

…Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit The Official full name of the city!  It took me 40sec. to say.