Wat Benchamabophit: The Marble Temple & A New Camera Lens

Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple) & My New Camera Lens Firstly, I’ll be honest with you, until yesterday, I wasn’t even aware of Wat Benchamabophit, or The Marble Temple as it’s more easily known existed. Secondly, I am always so grateful that many of Thailand’s most famous temples are known under other names. ‘The Marble…

The Doors of Bangkok

The Doors of Bangkok I recently started an Instagram in which I post photos of doors. No, wait! Come back! As uninteresting as that may sound to some of you, Instagram accounts of just doors are actually very popular. And, as I am always ahead of the trends, I am pleased to say that my…

Chao Phraya Boat Trip

Taking a boat trip along the Chao Phraya is a must for anyone planning a stay in Bangkok. I could put up a few photographs of the shoreline and end this post now, but I’m sorry to disappoint you, I won’t…I have to practice writing if I want to be a writer. Apparently, practice makes…

Wat Arun The Temple of Dawn

I’ve been living in Thailand for almost three years now, and I still hadn’t visited Wat Arun. Wat Arun is otherwise known as Temple of Dawn, one of the oldest and most recognisable temples in Thailand. All that changed yesterday, and, well…it was ok. Wat Is Going On? I’d had a bad Friday and Saturday…

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,…

The Top 5 Must See Temples In Bangkok

Is it possible to pick the top 5 must-see temples in Bangkok when there are 400 dotted all over the city? Possibly not. But with so many to choose from it can be hard to know where to begin. But here is a brief guide to help get you started. The Temple of the Emerald…

The Golden Mount and The Vultures of Bangkok

The Golden Mount and The Vultures of Bangkok The Golden Mount is a stunning temple in the centre of Bangkok high atop a man-made mound. It is also the sight with a gruesome past. It seems that all major cities have, at some point in their history, suffered from a deadly plague. From The Black…

The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha.

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Keaw as it’s known in Thailand is one of the holiest Buddhist artefacts in Thailand and sits on the grounds of The Grand Palace. It is an absolute must for anyone spending time in Bangkok. Recently I made a conscious effort to see some of the…