Going a bit off the beaten track in Chang Mai, on my second day I rode my scooter down south west to explore the mountain top Wat Phra That Doi Kham, a 7th century with a 17m sitting Buddha. Some
My last stop on the Doi Suthep motorbike trip up on the mountains to the west from Thailand’s Chang Mai were the Hmong Village and Doipui Waterfall. It’s a quiet village of Thai minorities, the Hmong, and you can see
Bangkok is a shopping mecca, and a lot of people come to the city to do shopping. It’s quite remarkable just how many posh shopping malls are in this city, appealing to all tastes and budgets. The latest addition, I
In my last visit to Bangkok I was located in the old part of Bangkok not too far away from China Town where the Bangkok Design Week titled “Fusing Forward” was taking place across several locations in the area.
Revisiting Chang Mai 14 years being away, there were a few spots that I was looking forward to seeing again. One of those was the Doi Suthep National Park and Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, set high on the mountains overlooking
Bangkok has a number of funky museums but I think Siriraj Medical Museum tops them all. On the surface, it seems quite straightforward. It’s a medical museum in a hospital, showcasing some of the regional medical history. Yet there is
During Chinese/Lunar New Year I escaped Hong Kong to Thailand, and found my way to the southern island of Ko Samui. I did not intend to but the beach hotel I got was right next to China Town and so
At the end of my Thailand trip, I spent a couple of days in Chang Mai after 14 years of being away. I rented a scooter and headed up the mountains to explore temples and see Chang Mai from above.
After 14 years of being away I made my way back to where it all began – Chang Mai, my first stop on the 14+ years travel journey. I revisited places I’ve already been to, but also got a chance
Chang Mai was my first stop in Asia. Before Chang Mai, I had no idea what Asia was like. I was originally set to start from Bangkok, but then everyone warned me that I should aim for a softer landing