Bangkok’s an exciting city with lots of see and do with lots of small unexpected gems. Two such gems, not too far away from one another are the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre and the Jim Thompson House Museum. The
I was looking for something a bit off the beaten track to do in Chang Mai, and one of the surprising attractions a bit outside the city was the Baan Kang Wat artist village (Tripadvisor). I must admit, I was
In 2005, during my backpacking year, I started from Thailand, and at some point made my way to Bangkok. Everyone warned me not to start from Bangkok, so I actually directly flew in to Chang Mai and only after about
In my last visit to Bangkok, 15 years after my previous visit, I also went to visit all the good old highlights, and Bangkok has quite a few remarkable attractions. Two of them, at the center of the city are
The Bangkok Folk Museum or the Bangkokian Museum in, well, Bangkok, was a pleasant surprise and definitely not what I expected to find when I went to have a look. An old house surrounded by green, taking you back in
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.
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.