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…

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 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 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 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…

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 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…