The Most Unusual Temple In Bangkok

The Most Unusual Temple In Bangkok Turtle Mountain is probably not somewhere you have heard of, even if you have been to Bangkok. You may not have heard of it even if you have lived in Bangkok, but I recently discovered Turtle Mountain and I want the whole world to know about it. It is,…

Bangkok Street Art 3

I can honestly say that I think Bangkok is one of the worlds hidden gems for street art.

The Best Way To Travel Around Bangkok

If you were to think of the best way to travel around Bangkok, your first thought probably wouldn’t be ‘canals’, but I suggest you think again… Canals – a word that either makes your heart leap with excitement like a salmon jumping on a trampoline or one that makes you more sleepy than an elk…

The Best Dressed Tree In The World?

The Best Dressed Tree In The World? There are many questions in life you never think you will ever have to find an answer for. ‘Where is the best dressed tree in the world?’ is probably one that comes under such a heading. But if ayone ever asks you such a question, I think I…

The Ramakien Mural: The Origin Myth Of A Nation.

The Ramakien Mural surrounds the grounds of the temple of the emerald buddha and is considered a masterpiece of Thai literature. The Ramakien Mural…heard of it? The chances are that if you’ve never been to Thailand, you won’t have done. I certainly didn’t until recently, but maybe that’s also because I am ignorant to all…

The Golden Mount And Sweaty Legs

I’ve been living in Thailand for roughly 7 of the last 9 months and I still look at men wearing trousers in this heat with great awe. It’s probably similar to the feeling people must have had when they first saw moving pictures or found out that The Bee Gees were men. I have a few…

The Swimming Dog Of Bangkok

I hired a private long-tail boat a couple of days ago (that sounds like I’m super rich but they’re really cheap to hire) and explored some of the canals that are scattered all around Bangkok. I will write a longer post about that soon but I wanted to share a photo with you because for…

Experiencing An Awkward Massage…

‘I really enjoy having a massage in Thailand’ – eight words that make a lot of people immediately think of…special, ‘happy’ massages. But I am sorry to disappoint you though, as this story isn’t about one of those massages. Each to their own but those kind of massages don’t ‘tickle my fancy’ so to speak but I did…