Wat Samphran Dragon Temple

I’ve visited some unusual temples in 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 commmonly called derives its name for very obvious reasons – the huge dragon that is wrapped around the 17-story building. My First Encounter…

Wat Arun: Temple of Dawn

I’d been coming and living in Thailand for almost three years now and I still hadn’t visited Wat Arun, 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 morning…

Turtle Mountain

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. Recently I posted a list of the top…

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…

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 what is 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…

Muay Thai Boxing And Hot Dogs

Muay Thai Boxing is a sport I knew very littleĀ  about before moving to Thailand but that is something I was desperate to rectify… Quick Thinking. The crowd was beginning to roar and shout in anticipation of the battle royale that was going to happen in front of their very eyes and the sweat that…