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…

Thailand, Covid-19 and Me

Where To Start? Well, it’s taken a deadly pandemic to bring me back to this blog but back I am. Things in Thailand and Covid-19 aren’t as bad as the UK and most of Europe but, like many people, I feel the need to start documenting this surreal time. Previously on LiveandletThai So far in…

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…

The Best Street Art in Bangkok? Chalermla Park

I love street art, I especially love the street art in Bangkok, and now I have found a new favourite place to see it – Chalermla Park. Bangkok has so many hidden street art gems that it’s hard to know where to start this is the place you should head to first if you are…

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…

26 Seconds Of A Trip Along A Bangkok Canal.

Kubrick, Spielberg, Scorsese and Fellini, four of the greatest directors of all time…well, get ready to add a new name to that list. The surname ‘Dance’ may not be familiar to movie goers just yet but all that is about to change because ‘Dance’ is my surname and I’ve made a short film. The short…

Bangkok Street Art 3

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

The Golden Mount and The Vultures of Bangkok

The title of this post indicates that this will be a serious story, featuring horrific mental imagery that will leave you emotionally scared and unable to sleep – it may do but don’t worry, I will not be mentioning my sweaty bits in this deeply serious tale. It seems that all major cities have, at some point…