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…

Wat Samphran Dragon Temple: The Craziest Temple I’ve Ever Seen

I’ve visited some unusual temples during my time in Thailand, but I don’t think I’ve seen any that rivals the uniqueness of Wat Samphran Dragon Temple. The Dragon Temple, as it’s more commonly called derives its name for obvious reasons – the colossal dragon wrapped around the 17-story building. My First Encounter With A Dragon…

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…

Five Best Things To Do In Bangkok!

Sometimes I like to write something really silly…this is one such time…I would like to apologise and I hope the images you are about to see do not leave you too traumatized. Being in Bangkok can sometimes be overwhelming, with so much to do it’s difficult to know what to choose. Should you visit one…

Bangkok Street Art

The Bangkok street art scene has taken me by surprise! One of the first posts I did for this blog was about my surprising and happy discovery of the amazing street art I saw in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. It took me by surprise because it wasn’t something I was aware of…

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…